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Daily Briefing October 20 2021

Hundreds of boxships held up by port delays | LNG carrier rates top $260,000 daily as arbitrage profits exceed $100m | Signs of life for medium tanker Atlantic rates 

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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

Signs of life for medium range tanker Atlantic rates

Gasoline exports and global demand still below pre-pandemic levels the preliminary August data from Joint Organisation Data Initiative shows

North America Europe

Cold chain faces inescapable capacity constraints

Reefer freight rates have risen less dramatically than those for dry cargo. But equipment shortages, a lack of vessel capacity and supply chain congestion will take their toll next year

International Maersk Group

LNG carrier rates top $260,000 per day as arbitrage profits exceed $100m

Traders take sky-high profits as arbitrage extends to $124m for US-loaded LNG cargo sailing to Japan

International Tankers and Gas

How has shipping changed after 25 years of digitalisation?

Development in the digital space has been rapid: it’s accepted in unlikely places. The need now is standardisation of infrastructure and collaboration among industry players and software providers

International Digital Disruption

South Korean shipbuilders beat order targets amid boom

DSME and SHI expect new eco-friendly dual-fuel boxships to remain in demand and more orders to follow for vessels of 8,000-10,000 teu class as owners seek to replace older tonnage

South Korea Containers

No relief in sight for struggling US supply chains

Carriers have laid on all available capacity to serve the US market. But congested terminals and shortages elsewhere in the system will take time to resolve

North America United States

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: The evolving risk of subterfuge shipping

As scrutiny of the subterfuge shipping fleet skirting sanctions to deliver blocked cargoes has intensified, the tactics being deployed by the murkier end of the maritime sector have rapidly evolved. This week’s edition of the podcast peers behind the increasingly complicated network of opaque tactic and institutions being set up to obfuscate sanctions evasion at sea. Featuring insights from: BIMCO, Lloyd’s List Intelligence, sanctions expert Michelle Wiese Bockmann and C4ADS, a non-profit group that investigates how data impacts security and international conflicts

Lloyd's List The Shipping Podcast Sanctions Tankers and Gas

 

Special Report: Greece & Cyprus 2021

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.

Greece & Cyprus 2021: The new temple of maritime tech?

The Greek capital has a number of advantages that are fuelling its emergence as a hub for companies at the cutting edge of digital technology solutions for shipping

Greece & Cyprus 2021: Shipping and independence celebrate their kinship

The 200-year anniversary of the outbreak of the war of independence provides yet another reminder that Greek shipping’s adaptability has been baked into it historically

Greece & Cyprus 2021: Prime movers answer the call

Exclusive Lloyd’s List Intelligence data underlines that, despite the coronavirus shock, Greek shipping’s contribution to serving the needs of global seaborne trade was undiminished in 2020 as it answered a surge in demand in Asia

Greece & Cyprus 2021: Making leadership look easy

Greek shipping remains as ready and resilient as ever in adapting to whatever the markets throw at it, but appears to have put political turbulence in its homeland well behind it

 

 

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: The evolving risk of subterfuge shipping

As scrutiny of the subterfuge shipping fleet skirting sanctions to deliver blocked cargoes has intensified, the tactics being deployed by the murkier end of the maritime sector have rapidly evolved. This week’s edition of the podcast peers behind the increasingly complicated network of opaque tactic and institutions being set up to obfuscate sanctions evasion at sea. Featuring insights from: BIMCO, Lloyd’s List Intelligence, sanctions expert Michelle Wiese Bockmann and C4ADS, a non-profit group that investigates how data impacts security and international conflicts

From left: Neil Bennett, Business Development Director for Global Simulation at Wärtsilä Voyage, and James Lee, Digital Learning Solutions manager, also at Wärtsilä Voyage
The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Why training the next generation requires next-generation training

Wärtsilä Voyage’s Cloud Simulation capability has been made available on Ocean Technologies Group’s Ocean Learning Platform only six months after the two companies formed a partnership

The Lloyd’s List podcast: Why shipping needs more people

In a week when there weren’t enough truck drivers to deliver petrol across England, and crops rotted in the field because of a labour shortage, the Lloyd’s List podcast asks: How is shipping planning for the future?

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Let’s address the real issues this World Maritime Day

It’s a special World Maritime Day edition of the podcast this week and International Maritime Organization secretary-general Kitack Lim joins us to offer his view, not only on the future vision for seafarers, but also the immediate problems that industry, institutions and governments have seemingly been unable to resolve

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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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