Investigating the vessels used for CO2 shipping
With no real precedent to go by, the size of LCO2 vessels for projected European movements have been crystallising around the 20,000 cubic meters (cbm) mark. But at Clarksons, we believe there could be other possibilities to consider...
Looking ahead: The outlook for ammonia freight rates
As we approached the end of 2022, ammonia prices were at an all-time high and the market was enjoying a forward momentum that it seemed nothing could temper. High natural gas prices had forced production cutbacks, the war in Ukraine was causing further supply issues and success was coming easy to newcomers who found the market easy to make money in.
Offshore CCS in the UK and Europe – Two steps forward, one step back?
The drive to store waste CO₂ emissions is growing as we edge ever closer to decarbonisation deadlines. But the journey appears to be far from smooth. Whilst Northwest Europe is certainly at the leading edge of offshore storage developments, bureaucracy and politics appear to be hampering efforts. In this article, we look at what point some projects might begin to falter and run out of momentum, as well as investigating whether this emerging market is showing signs of becoming competitive.