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Jason Silber started out as a marine research analyst in 1995 with MRC, eventually heading up their lone overseas team of analysts in Stamford CT. Full Bio
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Apr 2017
  • LNG
  • Oil
  • Shipping

FUJCON 2017: Fuj is no Con

Anticipation hovered in the desert air as onlookers awaited the VIPs. Cameras clicked and bulbs flashed as a group of distinguished-looking bearded men in gleaming white robes and keffiyehs swept in –– the Crown Prince of the Emirate of Fujairah and his...

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Dec 2016
  • Bunker Fuel
  • Shipping
  • Transportation

Shift happens: The slow apocalypse coming for the shipping industry

Take a seat, Nostradamus: I’ve got some news. To quote the rock band REM, it’s the end of the world as we know it. Like the recent gatherings preceding it, speaker after speaker at the Platts 5th Annual Mediterranean Bunker Fuel Conference in Athens last week...

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Oct 2016
  • Bunker Fuel
  • Shipping

Hanjin Shipping's demise no surprise to Platts Ocean Intelligence chief

IF ONLY... Hanjin's demise hardly came as a crashing surprise to Platts Ocean Intelligence chief Jason Silber. Consider the following: "Hanjin…is undergoing a restructuring…results for FY 2013 and 1Q FY 2014 continue to be worrying – not surprising given that...

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