Tag Archives: Egypt

Week in Review – November 7-13 2016

Photo by Jerry D Mathes III by Sophie Nguebana, Elisabeth Nguebana, Glenda Pavon, Alexander Geysman, Daniel Tsvetanov Oil Companies Book Tankers to Store Oil in Amount Unseen in 4 Years Shipping operators report that oil companies requested up to 9 million barrel storage capacities in supertankers. That hasn’t been seen in 4 and a half years. […]

Cheap Oil May Spell Trouble for Canals

by Henrik Vorloeper One of the most interesting news stories this month was published on the website, “BBC Future”, and discusses the trading industry and its return to pre-industrial shipping routes and avoiding manmade waterways like the Suez and Panama Canals by detouring around continents. This new phenomenon was explored and analyzed by the Danish SeaIntel Maritime Analysis and […]