The Impact of Global Events on Commodity Markets: Exploring Trading Opportunities Amidst Natural Disasters and Political Upheaval

Leon / 29 March 2023 / Commodity trading - Derivatives - Shipping

Global events, ranging from natural disasters to political upheavals, have a significant impact on commodity markets. These events can cause fluctuations in supply and demand, leading to price changes and trading opportunities. Understanding the relationship between global events and commodity markets is crucial for investors and traders looking to make informed decisions.

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Methanol as an alternative to fuel

Korbinian Drews / 23 December 2022 / Shipping

In today’s world, human energy needs are constantly increasing, and in the near future, an energy shortage or even an energy crisis is likely. Among the varied efforts being made to fulfill global energy needs, the energy transport by hydrogen and liquid biofuels like methanol and ethanol have become a great possibility in terms of sustainability and low environmental impact.

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The Ultimate Aframax Guide

Korbinian Drews / 09 December 2022 / Guide - Shipping

The following essay will deal with the Aframax Tanker Vessel Class. Tankers between a Deadweight (DWT) of 80.000 – 120.000 metric tons belong to the Aframax Tanker Vessel Class. According to the AFRA, Scale Tankers with a Deadweight (DWT) of 80.000 – 159.999 metric tonnes are considered LR2 (Long Range 2) Tankers. The flexible market scale categorised tanker vessels with a DWT between 80.000 – 120.000 metric tonnes as Aframax Vessels and Vessels between a DWT of 120.000 – 200.000 metric tonnes as Suezmax.

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The Ultimate Research on the Iron Ore Trade between Australia and China

Korbinian Drews / 11 November 2022 / Guide - Shipping

The following report looks at several aspects of iron ore transportation worldwide, focusing on the Commonwealth of Australia (Australia) and the People’s Republic of China (China). Australia and China developed an important trade relationship over decades and centuries.

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The Ultimate Research in Shipping Biofuel

Korbinian Drews / 28 October 2022 / Guide - Shipping

This article handles one of the biggest problems the maritime industry has to face now and in the future: reducing the carbon and other air emissions to limit the industry’s impact on climate change. The paper discusses the following topics: the decarbonisation of the maritime industry in general; biofuels use for the transition phase, alternative biofuel conversion technology, advantages and disadvantages of biofuels and hemp as an alternative biomass resource to produce biofuels and how their properties can overcome the critics against a biofuel implementation into the shipping industry.

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