IHS Maritime’s Richard Clayton looks at the impact of the fall in oil prices on the shipping industry
The business of industrial shipping is played out to best effect over the medium-to-long term. 293 more words
It is amazing the delight that friends and family have derived from the news that I am about to undergo a medical check-up. There is clearly an element of enjoyment in knowing that I will, after many years of avoiding a trip to the Doctor wherever possible, be given a fairly stern talking to for all my many misdemeanours; Too little exercise, too little sleep, too much wine and excessive consumption of the wrong food will all be on the agenda. 201 more words
By Serhiy Takhmazov
Transl. & edited by VoU
You should have seen the faces of the tankers, how happy they are! And hearing that the little mandarins are from his native… 18 more words
(15 Jan 2015, AFR, p29, Jonathan Saul)
‘Some of the world’s biggest oil traders have booked supertankers to store at least 25 million barrels at sea in recent days, seeking to take advantage of the crash in crude prices and make a profit down the line. 113 more words
The month of January is often thought to be named after the Roman deity Janus, who was the god of beginnings and transitions such as doors and gates. 490 more words
Arteries of death, oil pipelines, trains, tankers.
Fracked oil is more volatile, safety standards on the freight trains have been relaxed.
For what are we waiting, a tanker freight train to explode in a major city, hundreds dead?