Links to previous press releases are below.
Turkish Steel Consumption
According to Turkish domestic Steel Producers’ Association, steel end-product consumption in January-June of 12.3 Mt was 32.3% below the corresponding period in 2018.
Indonesia to Enforce IMO 2020 Regulations
In a reversal of the government’s previous position, the Indonesian Ministry of Transport has issued a statement saying the country will enforce IMO 2020 sulphur regulations for “all Indonesian-flagged vessels starting January 1 2020, both for domestic and foreign shipping”, Reuters reports.
2018 KOBC Maritime Conference
The inaugural conference organised by Korea Ocean Business Corporation was held in Busan on 8 November. SSY's Head of Research, John Kearsey, was among the speakers where his topic was "Dry Bulk Market Prospects in a Changing Landscape".
Metcoke World Summit 2018
John Keeshan, Senior Director of Chartering at SSY USA, was a speaker at this year's event held in Pittsburgh on 7-8 November, where his paper examined the key factors shaping the dry bulk freight market in 2018 and the outlook for the supply/demand balance in 2019.