International Manganese Institute Annual Conference
2005-06-02 - 2005-06-02
John Kearsey, Executive Director at SSY, addressed the International Manganese Institute at St Andrews, Scotland, on 2 June 2005. His paper, "Freight Market Briefing: Dip or Downturn?", explored current dry bulk market dynamics and asked if vessel shortages would persist or if more normal trading conditions would return.
Sulphur Phosphate Symposium
2005-04-17 - 2005-04-19
SSY's Business Development Manager, Robin Thomas, addressed The Sulphur Institute's 20th Sulphur Phosphate Symposium on 17-19 April 2005 in Amsterdam. The paper focussed on the shipping outlook for the sulphur trade.
2005-04-10 - 2005-04-12
John Kearsey, Executive Director at SSY Consultancy & Research Ltd, spoke at the 3rd Coaltrans China in the session covering Transport Infrastructure Challenges. The paper was entitled "Global Freight Market Outlook: Can Fleet Supply Catch Up With Demand?" The conference was held on 10-12 April 2005 in Beijing.
Athens Tanker Event
2005-04-10 - 2005-04-13
Louisa Follis, Director at SSY Consultancy & Research, presented a paper on the product tanker market at the Athens Tanker Event hosted by Intertanko. The conference ran from 10-13 April 2005.
CMA 2005: Dry Cargo Markets
Louisa Follis, Director at SSY Consultancy & Research Ltd, spoke to the CMA 2005: Dry Cargo Markets conference in Stamford, Connecticut, which ran from 21-23 March 2005. Her paper "Bottlenecks: A Case Study" examined the effects of sustained congestion at Australian coal and iron ore ports and addressed the question of how long the current situation could last.
Annual Energy Risk Commodity Rankings 2005
2005-02-21 - 2005-02-21
SSY Freight Futures was voted the best Dry Freight Broker in the 12th Annual Energy Risk Rankings, while SSY Consultancy & Research was voted Top Research Provider for dry freight. Energy Risk magazine compiled the rankings by polling banks, brokers, energy users and traders worldwide.
The 11th Arab Fertiliser International Conference
2005-01-01 - 2005-01-03
Robin Thomas, SSY Business Development manager, addressed the 11th Arab Fertiliser International Conference on "The China Situation & Freight Prospects for 2005." The conference was held in Cairo from 1-3 February 2005.
China Containers 2004
2004-12-09 - 2004-12-10
Martin Rowe, Director at SSY Hong Kong Ltd, spoke at the China Containers 2004 conference in Beijing on 9-10 December 2004. The paper, "Feeder Trades: Market Opportunities," focused on the sub-3,000 TEU fleet and explored which sizes will optimise investment into the feeder sector.
Steel Success Strategies - Europe
2004-12-01 - 2004-12-03
John Kearsey, head of SSY Consultancy & Research Ltd, was a panel member of the "Trade and ocean freight" session at Metal Bulletin's 2nd "Steel Success Strategies - Europe" conference. The conference was held in Paris from 1-3 December 2004.
SSY Hong Kong Seminar
John Kearsey, head of SSY Consultancy & Research Ltd, spoke at a seminar hosted by Simpson Spence & Young in Hong Kong on 17 November on "Dry Bulk Freight Market Prospects for 2005." The seminar reviewed the momentous developments in 2004 and examined the likelihood of a sustained boom in the dry bulk market in 2005. SSY also hosted a reception in Seoul for clients on 22 November.
LSE Ship Finance Conference
2004-11-16 - 2004-11-16
Peter Norfolk from SSY Consultancy & Research addressed the LSE Ship Finance Conference on 16 November 2004 in London. The paper, "Freight Market Prospects," evaluated the potential for a sustained boom in freight rates using key supply and demand data.
Coaltrans 2004 Barcelona
2004-10-18 - 2004-10-19
Warren Brook, Managing Director, SSY, chaired the session at the Coaltrans 2004 Barcelona conference entitled "A New Chapter for the Shipping Market?" The session, hosted by SSY, examined the unprecedented movements in freight rates over the past year, which have forced a reassessment of chartering strategies within the coal industry. John Kearsey, Executive Director of SSY Consultancy & Research, presented an overview of the dry bulk freight market during the session. Richard Haines from SSY Futures and Robin Thomas, SSY Business Development Manager, also addressed teh conference. The conference ran from 18-19 October 2004.
Metal Events China Base Metals Seminar
2004-10-14 - 2004-10-14
John Kearsey, Executive Director of SSY Consultancy & Research, addressed the China Base Metals Seminar on the subject of 'The China Effect on the Freight Markets.' The seminar was hosted by Metal Events during LME Week in London.
FMB European Fertiliser Conference & Exhibition
2004-10-13 - 2004-10-15
SSY Business Development Manager, Robin Thomas, is to speak at the 18th FMB European Fertiliser Conference and Exhibition held in Marbella, Spain, from 13-15 October 2004. With freight a key consideration for traders, especially in the current year, Robin Thomas will examine the impact of freight on European trade flows.
2004-09-13 - 2004-09-14
John Kearsey, Executive Director, SSY Consultancy & Research, spoke to the Coaltrans Korea conference on "Freight Market Outlook: An Analysis of the Fundamental Drivers." SSY Senior Director David Beard chaired the session "Where Next for Freight Rates?" in which a Korean Shipping Panel shared their views on prospects for the Capesize, Panamax and Handymax markets and discussed how China-driven freight cycles have impacted on Korean owners. The conference took place on 13-14 September 2004 in Seoul.
2004-06-06 - 2004-06-08
Michael Drachmann, Managing Director at PT SSY Indonesia, presented a freight market outlook at 10th Coaltrans Asia conference, which runs from 6-8 June 2004 in Bali. The presentation focused on the influence of China on freight rates as well as the supply of new ships into the bulk carrier fleet.
Intercem Rome 2004
2004-05-26 - 2004-05-27
Robin Thomas, Business Development Manager at SSY, spoke at the 11th International Conference on the Trade, Transportation and Handling of Cement and Related Products, held on 26-27 May in Rome. The presentation was entitled "Freight rates in 2004 and the prospects for the short term."
Sulphur Markets: Today & Tomorrow
2004-03-21 - 2004-03-23
John Kearsey, Executive Director of SSY Consultancy & Research, gave a presentation entitled "Bulk Shipping in Upheaval: Impacts on Future Commodity Trade" at the Sulphur Markets: Today & Tomorrow conference. The presentation assessed the factors behind the current high freight rates and provide an outlook for the Handymax and Panamax markets. The conference, organised by the Sulphur Institute, ran from 21-23 March and was held in London.
World Oil Tanker Trends (WOTT)
2004-03-16 - 2004-03-17
Published in March 2004, SSY's latest edition of World Oil Tanker Trends (WOTT) reviews a dramatic year for tanker markets in 2003. In examining the factors driving tanker demand, the WOTT projects generally firm market conditions for the near term and explores the prospects, opportunities and risks ahead. The WOTT is available from SSY Consultancy & Research Ltd for an annual subscription of
Asian Coal Supply and Forecasting Conference
2004-03-09 - 2004-03-10
Mark Richardson, SSY Executive Director, and Robin Thomas, SSY Business Development Manager, particpated in the shipping section at the Asian Coal Supply and Forecasting Conference, organised by the McCloskey Group in Kuala Lumpur on 9-10 March.
Intercem Shipping & Terminal Operations Workshop
2004-02-24 - 2004-02-25
SSY's Business Development Manager, Robin Thomas, gave a presentation entitled "Background to Shipping Pricing Developments in 2003" to the Intercem Shipping & Terminal Operations Workshop in Amsterdam on 24-25 February 2004. The conference examined freight rate developments as well as cement carrier operations.
Annual Global Steel & Iron Ore Forecast Conference
2004-02-23 - 2004-02-24
David Schenk, an SSY Partner based in the Sydney office, addressed the Annual Global Steel & Iron Ore Forecast Conference in Perth, Australia, on 23-24 February 2004. The title of his presentation was "Freight Rates: Future Expectations for 2004 & Beyond", in which he assessed how long the current high dry bulk market can last.
2004-02-02 - 2004-02-03
Robin Masters, Vice President of SSY USA, addressed the Coaltrans Americas conference on 2-3 February 2004, held on Aruba. His paper "Freight Overview: Uncharted Waters" considered the jump in freight rates and the prospects for the coal trades in 2004.
Arab Fertiliser Association 10th International Annual Conference
2004-01-20 - 2004-01-22
Robin Thomas, Business Development Manager at SSY, spoke to the Arab Fertiliser Associations 10th International Annual Conference in Cairo on 20-22 January 2004. In a discussion session alongside representatives from the fertiliser industry and the IMO, he spoke on the topic "Shipping for Bulk Fertiliser Raw Materials," concentrating on current shipping trends in the Handymax and Panamax markets as well as outlining the merits of various freight strategies.
International Product and Chemical Tanker Conferences
2003-12-08 - 2003-12-10
Louisa Follis, Director at SSY Consultancy & Research Ltd, spoke at the International Product and Chemical Tanker Conferences hosted by Informa on 8-10 December 2003, presenting a "Review and Outlook of the Product Tanker Market." The presentation examined the global economic recovery and accompanying rise in oil and tanker demand, with the outlook focusing on future fleet growth and the impact of new market regulation.