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2017 starts with two sales in the first two working days of the New Year with several more pending. 2016 closed with 19 sales and charters completed. Three 5,000HP twin screw and ASD tugs continue to be fixed on previously arranged long-term charters in the U.S. and Latin America. Looking back over the past 36 years, we have averaged about 40 sales/charters per year.

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - Despite increases in global oil inventories and U.S. oil rig productivity, market reactions to the November OPEC agreement to cut production by 1.2 million barrels per day starting in January 2017 contributed to rising oil prices in December, when average Brent prices were $9/b above their November level.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - U.S. crude oil production averaged an estimated 8.9 million barrels per day in 2016 and is forecast to average 9.0 million b/d in 2017 and 9.3 million b/d in 2018. The forecast increases in production largely reflect increases in federal offshore Gulf of Mexico production.

Monday, January 09, 2017 - As the second sale on the second working day of the New Year, Marcon concluded the sale of a single product, 128m double hull oil tank barge on a private & confidential basis.

Monday, January 09, 2017 - Baker Hughes announces December 2016 rig counts. The average offshore rig count for the United States was 23, up 1 from the 22 that were counted in November 2016, and down 1 from the 24 that were counted in December 2015.

Thursday, January 5, 2017 - What is coming down the pipe in 2017 and 2018? As of this week, I am more clueless than normal, but see 2017 to be a volatile and uncertain period. Once again, most sectors of the maritime industry face declines in trade, demand and freight / day rates.

Thursday, January 5, 2017 - Marcon started out the New Year with the sale of the ocean-going, combo deck / tank barge PCC Provider on 3rd January to Alaskan buyers.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - Of 13,111 vessels and 3,847 barges tracked by Marcon, 3,249 are supply and tug supply boats, with 270 officially on the market for sale. 75.74% of foreign and 98.53% of U.S. flag supply / tug supply boats Marcon has officially listed for sale are direct from Owners.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016 - With the sale of the 7,200HP tug "Jimmy Smith" to private US West Coast buyers, Marcon has brokered 322 tugs totaling 1,005,657HP.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016 - Norway is the largest holder of crude oil and natural gas reserves in Europe, and it provides much of the petroleum liquids and natural gas consumed on the continent. Norway was the third-largest exporter of natural gas in the world after Russia and Qatar in 2015.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - According to the Paris-based, International Energy Agency’s "Oil Market Report", OPEC has agreed to cut output by 1.2 mb/d from January 2017 and secured a reduction of 558 kb/d from non-OPEC. As OPEC was deciding to cut production, its crude output in November was 34.2 mb/d, a record high, and 300 kb/d higher than in October.

Thursday, December 08, 2016 - Mexico is one of the largest producers of petroleum and other liquids in the world. Mexico is also the fourth-largest producer in the Americas after the United States, Canada, and Brazil, and an important partner in U.S. energy trade. In 2015, Mexico accounted for 688,000 barrels per day (b/d), or 9%, of U.S. crude oil imports.

Tuesday, December 06, 2016 - The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced that the international U.S. trade in goods in U.S. dollars through October, both imports & exports, were down compared to 2014 and 2015. Both exports and imports of petroleum in dollars were up compared to 2015.

Monday, December 5, 2016 - Marcon International, Inc. is pleased to report the seventh and eighth tug sales of the year, with deliveries of the "Colleen McAllister" and "Katie G. McAllister" to Port City Marine Services.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - Real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 3.2% in the third quarter of 2016, according to the "second" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the second quarter, real GDP increased 1.4%.

Friday, November 25, 2016 - According to the CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis, the volume of world trade fell 0.4% in September from the preceding month, following a 1.7% rise in August (initial estimate: 1.5%).

Wednesday, November 02, 2016 - Kuwait was the world’s 10th-largest producer of petroleum and other liquids in 2015, and it was the fifth-largest producer of crude oil among the 14 OPEC members.

Monday, August 1, 2016 - Of the 3,816 barges and 13,121 vessels we currently track, 682 are tank barges with 38 inland and 26 ocean or coastal barges officially on the market for sale.

Monday, August 1, 2016 - Of the 13,121 vessels and 3,816 barges that Marcon currently tracks, 4,945 are tugs with 637 currently officially on the market for sale worldwide, up 2.25% since May and 0.32% from August 2015.

Monday, August 1, 2016 - Of the 13,121 vessels (excluding barges) Marcon currently tracks, 716 are inland river pushboats with 75 officially on the market for sale (62 U.S. flag and 13 foreign flag).

Monday, May 2, 2016 - Of the 13,125 vessels and 3,876 barges Marcon tracks, 1,149 are crew, fast supply & pilot boats with 233 officially on the market for sale, plus we have 56 boats available for charter worldwide.

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Marcon International, Inc. P.O.Box 1170, 9 NW Front Street, Coupeville, WA 98239 USA
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