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Daily Briefing August 22 2018

Hafnia Tankers in merger talks with BW | Singamas chairman says container buyers cautious on new orders | UK setting out post-Brexit ‘exporting superpower’ plans | Global box growth brakes sharply in second quarter

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The Lloyd's List Shipping Podcast: Episode 15

In this week's podcast: Richard Meade is examining the growing crisis surrounding bunker fuel contamination and is joined by Dragos Rauta and Justin Murphy 



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China circumvents US sanctions on Iranian oil
Singamas chairman says container buyers cautious on new orders
ConocoPhillips ends dispute with Venezuela’s state-owned energy company
Wärtsilä invests $230m in Finnish tech hub
Hafnia Tankers confirms BW merger talks to create product tanker giant
Global box growth brakes sharply in second quarter
Migrant rescue vessel docks in Italy, but disembarkation is delayed
UK to set out post-Brexit ‘exporting superpower’ plans
Maersk trials Arctic Sea route
Noble’s founder declines executive director role in restructured firm
Idan Ofer agrees Pacific Drilling restructuring plan
GasLog orders two LNG carriers backed by Cheniere charters
Maersk Line joins CargoSphere’s cloud-based rate platform
Size means little without outstanding customer service, say shipmanagement giants
Bulker scrapping slows
Onboard cyber-security remains lax
Asia-Mediterranean trade could stagnate amid Turkey crisis
Battery solutions move closer to fulfilling zero-emission shipping
AET gains DP2 shuttle tanker contract from Shell Brazil
Yard Talk | Will the price for large LNG carrier head back to $200m?
Samsung Heavy wins two more LNG carrier newbuildings
Shipbuilding orderbook drops to 14-year low
Maersk to launch Rotterdam low-sulphur bunker facility
Tanker missing in Gulf of Guinea
Jiangnan bags two 79,800 cu m LNG carriers
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Deep dive in London

Our Tom Leander fellow visits Maritime London, the Baltic Exchange, the Federation of National Associations of Ship Brokers and Agents, Lloyd’s Market Association, Greek Shipping Co-operation Committee and London Maritime Arbitrators Association 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Container shipping’s hunger games

Economics is pretty straight forward. So why can’t container lines figure out supply and demand? 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hard to be the ideal husband

Third-party shipmanagement is a highly competitive sector and no longer a field in which small shipmanagers 

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Many inflated claims are being made about the technologies being proffered to the shipping industry as its future, but history shows us when significant new technologies become available, the transition takes time and companies must adapt to managing such innovation in the round

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Sanctions

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China circumvents US sanctions on Iranian oil

Analysts say that Iran’s oil exports may drop below 2m bpd in August

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P&I Clubs may seek exemption from EU blocking statute

Blocking regulation allows one EU entity to sue another for damages arising from compliance with US sanctions against Iran

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US sanctions squeeze Iranian logistics sector

Transformative investments now on hold as Iran falls under sanctions pressure again

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Iran ‘blocking statute’ will mean little for shipping, experts warn

Tanker operators have window to continue lifting until November

Cyber

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Cosco declares global networks ‘safe and stable’ after attack
Cosco cyber attack continues to affect American operations
Maersk Tankers makes digital shift with self-learning data

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Reduce reuse recycle

Crunch time for green ship scrapping

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Scrapping 2020?

Will there be a race to the scrap yards ahead of the 2020 low-sulphur fuel regulations?

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Wirana chief: EU regulation could force owners back to Asian beaches

With less than six months to go before EU ship recycling regulation comes into effect, there are only 21 compliant European shipyards, while all applications from non-EU shipyards are under review

Waiting for Europe to bite

Three ship recycling facilities in Europe say they have no current plans to expand

Is the pendulum swinging Hong Kong’s way?

India, Japan and Turkey prepare for ratification in a major boost for the convention

 

 

Lloyd's List Containers

Summer forecast: 

Calm seas or doldrums?

 

Containers magazine HP stream Company News

Teo Siong Seng – also known as SS Teo – managing director, Pacific International Lines
Singamas chairman says container buyers cautious on new orders

Box maker slides into the red in the first six months of the year because of increased costs, but expects margins to improve for the remainder of 2018 as Chinese currency weakens

Global box growth brakes sharply in second quarter

Volume growth for the first half of 2018 came in at a moderate 3.2%, according to CTS

UK to set out post-Brexit ‘exporting superpower’ plans

Extent of business opportunity for shipping unclear, given increasing service sector orientation of UK economy and Britain’s low place in world rankings

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Maersk trials Arctic Sea route

No plans yet for commercial operations in Arctic waters

 

 

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