A Golden Age for LNG Shippers

A Golden Age for LNG Shippers

A recent Financial Times article described the situation perfectly: “The world’s largest gas traders are scrambling to secure liquefied natural gas tankers ahead of winter after sanctions on Russia following its invasion of Ukraine triggered a reshaping of global energy flows.” It’s a great time to be an LNG shipper. The European Union has vowed […]

MORTEN MAERSK inbound Rotterdam. Maersk is the largest container ship operator in the world.

Ride the Waves to Profits

Wall Street analysts would have you believe that the global supply chain problems will be over with soon. Spoiler alert: they will not. We have many months before the supply chain issues abate. The demand for physical goods that began during the pandemic only highlighted the infrastructure shortcomings that could take years to fix. Investors […]

Gas tanker LNG - carrier ship designed for transporting natural gas

Floating Your Way to Easy Profits in Europe

On May 4, the European Union proposed a phased-in ban on imports of all Russian oil. The ban will cover all Russian oil, seaborne and pipeline, crude and refined. The goal is to phase out Russian oil supplies in an “orderly fashion” within six months and refined products by the end of the year. The […]

Container ship sailing in sea. High angled view

ZIM Integrated Shipping Establishing a Niche Market

One of the first things that might draw in investors who are considering an investment in ZIM Integrated Shipping (ZIM) is its sky-high dividend yield. The company paid its recent massive dividend of $17 last week to push its current yield north of 20%. This follows previous quarterly dividend payouts of $2.50 and $2 in […]

How to Profit From Europe’s Natural Gas Woes

How to Profit From Europe’s Natural Gas Woes

Europe had already been suffering from low supplies of natural gas this winter, accompanied by higher costs as demand outpaced supply. But now, the invasion of Ukraine by Russia (which had until very recently supplied more than 40% of Europe’s gas imports) has triggered further price increases. With Russian gas out of the picture, European […]