41% of newbuild orders are alternative fuel capability
The pent-up demand combined with attractive markets in many sectors has increased owners’ appetite for tonnage. 41% of newbuild orders has been invested into vessels with alternative fuel capability.
Hot Topic - Europe's MEG Antidumping Duties: Impact on Global Trade
With the European commission (EC) publishing its definitive antidumping (ADD) measures for US and Saudi Arabia imports of monoethylene glycol (MEG) into Europe earlier this month, we are delving into how these measures will impact global trade flow and demand requirements into 2022 amid the recent and forthcoming capacity expansions in different regions.
Hot Topic - Middle East: Trade Outlook for 2022
With the 15th Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) forum due to take place in Dubai next month, we are taking a detailed look at the Middle East in this report and how the region has fared over the pandemic.
Hot Topic - Global Methanol Outlook into 2022
As the year draws to a close, the global methanol market has seen a spike in pricing that will ripple into 2022 and create some trade disruption over the next few months.
Are we prepared for import controls post-Brexit?
With UK-continental border controls set to be reinstated on 1 January, our Customs team assess the potential delay that we could see to the movement of goods should importers and exporters not be prepared.
Congestion index reaches new high
With disruption to global logistics and supply chains remaining widespread, port congestion has now reached new highs according to the latest Clarksons Port Congestion Index.
Subsea Support Vessels: Reviewing a strong summer
Analysis from Clarksons Research reviews a strong summer for the subsea support vessel sector and looks ahead to increasingly optimistic sentiment for 2022.
Hot Topic - Caustic Soda - Global Outlook for Q4 and 2022
A combination of plant turnarounds and reduced output due to soaring energy costs has tightened the global caustic soda market over the past few weeks.
Gibb Group provides vehicle to local ambulance service
Gibb Group has loaned a vehicle to the East of England Ambulance Service for use by its team of First Responders operating out of the ambulance station in Gorleston, Norfolk.
Hot Topic - China: An Outlook for Chemical Demand in 2022
As we draw closer to the end of the year, many observers are thinking about how 2022 will shape up in terms of demand and activity in the specialised products sector.
Clarksons Gives Back Week 2020
The Coronavirus pandemic didn’t stop us from volunteering to help our local communities. We did that through an initiative we called Clarksons Gives Back week.
Balancing disruption and going green
Balancing a focus on returning volumes and management of widespread disruption with an increasing urgency to implement regulation and policy around greenhouse gas emissions reduction.