Danish Ship Finance mulls IPO

Danish Ship Finance has launched a strategic review that may lead to an IPO, the bank’s chairman said in a statement. Also known as Danmarks Skibskredit as the Copenhagen based shipping bank in Danish,
“Danmarks Skibskredit has now initiated a strategic review of multiple possibilities which can

Boxship charter market past the peak?

Average charter rates for tramp container vessels are starting to see greater downward pressure as fixing activity slows down, according to shipbrokers. The ConTex, published by the Hamburg Shipbrokers and Ship Agents’ Association VHSS, closed last week with a marginal 0.2% loss at 567 points.

Outlook uncertain for Doosan Engine

Uncertainties linger for South Korea’s Doosan Engine as its shipbuilding customers see orders declining year-on-year, according to a shipping analyst.
After visiting the company, Samsung Securities analyst Youngsoo Han said the company’s earnings and orders “are both likely to improve