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Links to previous press releases are below.

News Oil

OPEC, Russia, Officially Discussing Raising Output

Top officials of OPEC/non-OPEC coalition countries have officially begun discussions about easing production cuts by about 1M b/d, newswires report. This is partly attributed to a recent complaint made...

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News Steel

World Steel Production in April

At 148.3 Mt, world crude steel production in April was almost unchanged from March and up by 4.1% year-on-year, according to the World Steel Association. Overall output in January-April was up by 4.0%...

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News Oil

Russia’s Energy Minister Supports Relaxation of Supply Curbs

The Russian Energy Minister, Alexander Novak, supports a potential relaxation of the current production ceiling under the OPEC/non-OPEC supply curbs if the market remains tight until the upcoming late-June...

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News Coal

US Weekly Grain Shipments Increase

US exports of corn, wheat and soyabeans combined climbed to a four-week high of 2.74 Mt in the week-ending 17 May, up by 0.18 Mt week-on-week and 0.61 Mt above the year-ago level, the US Department...

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News Coal

Colombian Coal Output Falls

Colombian coal production fell by 11.7% year-on-year in the 1q18 to 19.6 Mt, according to official data reported by Reuters. At 21.3 Mt, coal exports over the same period were down by 3.1% on the year-ago level, according to previously reported data from IHS.

News Steel

US Steel Imports Rise

US steel imports rose to a ten-month high of 3.4 Mt in April, up by 0.4 Mt year-on-year, the US Census Bureau reports. Imports from Mexico, South Korea and Brazil increased however, shipments from Japan...

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News Oil

US Weekly Crude Exports Ease Back from Record Highs

US weekly crude exports dropped to 1.75M b/d during the week ending 18 May from an all-time high of 2.57M b/d reached the week before, still over 1.12M b/d higher y-o-y, according to the US Energy Information...

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News Coal,Electricity

Chinese Government Moves to Combat Steam Coal Price Rises

In response to rising steam coal prices, the National Development and reform Commission has ordered utilities to halt purchasing and/or reduce stockpiles in the next 2-3 weeks, according to IHS.

Event Research & Consultancy

TXF Natural Resources and Commodity Finance

Speaking at this year's event, held in Amsterdam on 17-18 May 2018, Simpson Spence Young's Head of Research John Kearsey contrasted the uneven recovery in dry bulk freight markets with the continued downswing in the tanker sector.

Event Dry Cargo

Profercy World PKS Forum

Robin Thomas, Business Manager for SSY's Dry Cargo Division, was among the speakers at the conference held in Abu Dhabi on 8-10 May 2018. His paper highlighted the importance of movements in bunker...

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Event Research & Consultancy

Argus Marpol Strategy Summit

Held in Houston on 23-25 April 2018, this event included a presentation by SSY's Vivek Srivastava on "The Scrubber Decision For A VLCC - To Fit or Not To Fit?"

Event Corporate,Dry Cargo

Bidsted & Co acquired by Simpson Spence Young

Press Release 

London: Thursday December 14th, 2017: Simpson Spence Young, the world’s largest...

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