HMM privatisation process collapses

The long planned privatisation plans for South Korea’s flagship carrier lie in ruin today. Harim Group, whose bid with a local private equity firm had been the one selected by state banks, announced in a stock market release that it was pulling out of the deal to take HMM private. “Negotiations were conducted on the […]

Red Sea Chaos Causing Global Oil Buyers to Shop Local

The global oil market is looking increasingly local as militant attacks in the Red Sea and surging freight rates make supplies from closer to home more attractive. A slump in tanker traffic through the Suez Canal is spurring the beginnings of a split, with one trading region centered around the Atlantic Basin and including the […]