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Daily Briefing September 24 2021

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Daily Briefing

Latest Articles

Future of Shipping: Expert Focus Videos

As part of our Future of Shipping programme industry leaders and sector experts map the path to a sustainable and profitable future.

 

Analysis and Comment

Shipping needs a unified voice, not an incoherent squeak

As InterManager president, Mark O’Neil has gained a reputation for being an outspoken critic, arguing that the industry needs to do a better job of lobbying for change. He now wants to bypass shipping’s acronym soup of representative bodies to create a unified voice for the industry

Ship Management Regulation

Shipping can help Britain keep the radiators on

It’s unclear whether a gas shortage can be averted in the winter ahead, but the government can at least learn the lessons for the future

United Kingdom Ports and Logistics

Evergrande fallout to cast shadow over dry bulk demand

The news of the property developer’s impending debt default sent futures values tumbling at the start of the week, but they later recovered as spot dry bulk rates spiralled upwards due to tonnage tightness

Dry Bulk Finance

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: The regulators’ view of container chaos

Carriers may be following the letter of the law, but not necessarily the spirit of it, and are not behaving like good corporate citizens, according to our guest this week. Daniel Maffei is the chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission — the Washington agency responsible for regulating the US ocean shipping trades so when he tells liner bosses to ‘put on their commonsense caps’ they should probably listen

United States Lloyd's List The Shipping Podcast

Maritime Markets Outlook: Decarbonising shipping by the numbers

Getting shipping to zero carbon is not just a matter of political willpower — the industry must figure out how best to bridge the difference in cost between conventional fuels and zero carbon options while managing the transition of the existing fleet amid myriad regulatory and market uncertainties. That requires hard decisions to be made quickly amid rapidly rising carbon prices. The Markets Outlook discussion this month looks at the numbers informing the decisions around costs, uncertainties and fuel prices.

Maritime Markets Outlook Sustainability

Bulker congestion off China boosts dry bulk rates

About 5.5% of the dry bulk fleet, or 1 in 17 vessels, is caught up in congestion off China, Lloyd's List Intelligence data shows

Dry Bulk China

Maritime Markets Outlook: Decarbonising shipping by the numbers

Getting shipping to zero carbon is not just a matter of political willpower — the industry must figure out how best to bridge the difference in cost between conventional fuels and zero carbon options while managing the transition of the existing fleet amid myriad regulatory and market uncertainties. That requires hard decisions to be made quickly amid rapidly rising carbon prices. The Markets Outlook discussion this month looks at the numbers informing the decisions around costs, uncertainties and fuel prices.

Maritime Markets Outlook Sustainability Tankers and Gas

 

Special Report: North America

Lloyd’s List special reports take a deep dive into the issues that matter. With in-depth reporting from our team of experts from across the globe offering an insight into the opportunities and threats driving the industry agenda. Subscribers can access and download the latest report by clicking here.

US emissions policy remains unclear
Apart from an overarching goal to get international shipping to zero emissions in 2050, US intentions for emissions policy remain a mystery
US seeks to regulate its way out of the container crisis

US exporters are furious at being unable to ship their goods by container. However, a reform of shipping regulations will not fix chronic congestion and infrastructure shortfalls

Biden’s political landscape carries a sense of déjà vu

In the run-up to the 2022 elections for Congress, many of Mr Biden’s policies are ― and will be ― geared to the needs and interests of workers, as well as the domestic maritime industry

Sanctions under Biden: still inconsistent, still ambiguous, still in place

Two and a half years after the US imposed sanctions on Iran and Venezuela’s oil and shipping sectors, implementation remains both haphazard and ineffectual

 

The Lloyd's List Podcast

  

 

Special Reports


Audio

The Shipping Podcast

Dan Maffei
The Lloyd’s List Podcast: The regulators’ view of container chaos

Carriers may be following the letter of the law, but not necessarily the spirit of it, and are not behaving like good corporate citizens, according to our guest this week. Daniel Maffei is the chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission — the Washington agency responsible for regulating the US ocean shipping trades so when he tells liner bosses to ‘put on their commonsense caps’ they should probably listen

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: LISW and IUMI key takeaways in under 15 minutes

This week we dissect the key takeaways from London International Shipping Week and IUMI, covering everything from the environmental debates as industry and politicians jostle for position in advance of COP26, the rising dominance of Chinese marine insurance, and why the UK shipping minister may need to offer more than tales of his teenage bedroom wall to win round the shipping industry

 

London Shipping Week Podcast: Shipping’s image problem

In the latest edition of this special bonus run of podcasts for London International Shipping Week, we are looking at why shipping is telling the wrong story. How can the industry build a better reputation, and who should be responsible for reframing the conversation? Those are the questions on the table today at LISW so we are offering you an exclusive early insight into one of the key debates of the week

Katy Ware
London Shipping Week Daily Podcast: Flagging UK Maritime’s next steps

In the latest edition of this special bonus run of podcasts for London International Shipping Week, we are joined by Katy Ware, director of UK Maritime Services and the Maritime & Coastguard Agency and permanent representative of the UK to the IMO. She discusses the current status of the UK Ship Register, post Brexit direction and the challenges for British shipping, dealing with decarbonisation as a solo nation and her goals before next London Shipping Week

Webinars

Webinar: How to decarbonise shipping

Shipping heavyweights DNV, Wärtsilä and Maersk joined Lloyd’s List to discuss the industry’s decarbonisation trajectory, the role of regulation and the contentious issue of whether LNG is a viable option for the sector. Registration to sign up for our next webinar ‘How to innovate in shipping’ is now open

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