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Daily Briefing April 25 2018

Don’t believe the hype, argues contrary containers outlook | Assets-handling is key to China’s ship leasing | Marine insurance eyes benefits of One Belt, One Road | LNG market to face vessel crunch | Trafigura rejects moving into shipowning

Daily Briefing

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SMW: Increasing liquidity set to transform LNG market
EEX plans iron ore, coking coal and LNG futures in Asia
Concordia Maritime still in red as weak tanker market persists
SMW: It’s time to demand a little more depth from the digital revolution
SMW: It’s time to demand a little more depth from the digital revolution
Euronav and Gener8 settle class action suits for merger
DHT refinances $485m at lower rate
SMW: Don’t believe the hype, argues contrary containers outlook
Delays in US export projects cloud LNG shipping outlook
PSA tackles supply chain issues with e-trade services partnership
SMW: Assets-handling ability to determine who will win out in China’s ship leasing
Hutchison Ports defends safety arrangements
Volumes and earnings rise at K+N
Minas-Rio iron ore mine's 2018 production has ceased, says Anglo American
UK eyes boost to transport connectivity to ports
Legal fight looms over bulker held in Iraq after collision
SMW: Low-sulphur fuel oil is best option for 2020 regulation
Wärtsilä develops platform to connect ships with ports and logistics
Wall St Note | Lauro delivers good news for Scorpio Bulkers
SMW: Compliant fuels likely to be industry choice for 2020
SMW: Trafigura says newbuildings order does not mean it is moving into shipowning
SMW: Marine insurance eyes $1.3bn from One Belt, One Road
Wärtsilä remains vigilant after improved marine performance
SMW: LNG market to face vessel crunch in the next two years
International Seaways ready for $100m in mezzanine debt













Can Japan convince others to cut yard subsidies?

Seoul and Beijing are unlikely to approach the negotiating table until the restructuring of their domestic shipbuilding sectors is settled 









Why counter-intuitive boxship ordering makes sense

Asia-Europe trade success means reducing slot costs through the operation of ultra large 20,000 teu-class containerships 









The women who move the world

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