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Calm before the storm

Helen Kelly

 

Green regulation has pushed everything else off the agenda for 2019 as the maritime industry stares down the barrel of the IMO's low-sulphur cap

How we make the Lloyd's List Top 100

Helen Kelly

 

Snapshot of global influencers creates debate and helps set the scene for the year to come

Interactive rankings

 


View the interactive grid setting out the risers and fallers across the most influential people in the shipping industry

 

 



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Daily Briefing December 14 2018

Lloyd’s List Top 100 People: Calm before the storm | Abu Dhabi Ports eyes overseas expansion | Denmark to name sulphur cap violators | Lloyd’s List Outlook 2019: Finance

Daily Briefing
The Lloyd’s List Podcast Live: 2019 Outlook Business Briefing 

This week’s podcast offers a short taster of our live 2019 Outlook Business Briefing that we held in London on December 11th. Lloyd’s List editor Richard Meade is joined on stage by six of the sharpest shipping minds in the business to discuss the key challenges and opportunities that shipping will face over the next 18 months.
 

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Why benchmarking success in shipping is necessary

Awards that recognise genuine innovation and advancement are more than just a celebration of individual success — they set a benchmark the wider industry can aspire to

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maersk throws down the gauntlet on emissions

Maersk’s commitment to carbon neutrality by 2050 deserves applause and adds pressure to the industry and regulators to keep up

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Viewpoint: The secret highway

Improvements in technology in both the ports and ships involved in shortsea shipping now make it a viable alternative for the UK to the chaos we see at Dover 



 

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast Live: 2019 Outlook Forum

Listen to the latest edition of Lloyd’s List’s weekly podcast — your weekly briefing on the stories shaping shipping in the week ahead

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Is shipping getting a good Brexit deal?

Listen to the latest edition of Lloyd’s List’s weekly podcast — your weekly briefing on the stories shaping shipping in the week ahead

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: The future of salvage

Listen to the latest edition of Lloyd’s List’s weekly podcast — your weekly briefing on the stories shaping shipping in the week ahead

International Lloyd's List The Shipping Podcast Risk Management

Webinars

Webinar: Future fuels

The Future fuels webinar, discover the 'big unknows' around the sulphur cap and how to avoid future fuel risk.

Listen on demand.

Fuels Webinars

Webinar: The future of ship management

However, the past decade has probably seen the greatest challenges, and the next decade will test ship managers more than ever.
Webinars Ship Management Digitalisation

 

 

Hot Topics

Making complex issues simple

Focusing on what matters to the market, understanding the forces that are shaping the industry

 

Fuels

Hot topic Fuels Company News

Bunkers tanker in attendance
ICE to offer 0.5% sulphur fuels futures contracts

The exchange and clearing house operator will offer contracts starting in February based on Rotterdam, Singapore and US Gulf Coast prices

WFS will provide 0.1% sulphur fuels to the Pacific northwest

The fuel supplier will make use of a barge and terminal to supply fuels out of Columbia River starting in early 2019

Bunkering at anchorage
North P&I data suggests ‘hundreds’ of bad bunkers in 2018

Marine mutual holds London seminar at Quadrant Chambers to discuss major issues now facing shipping, including bunkering, the 2020 sulphur cap, safety management culture and sanctions

Denmark to name sulphur cap violators

Companies whose vessel emissions exceed a 0.5% sulphur content in Danish waters will face public scrutiny as well as a fine

 

Sanctions

Hot Topic one stream Company News

Iran threatens to shut the Strait of Hormuz

Iranian President has also pledged that the United States would not be able to prevent Iran from exporting its crude

US indicts two Iranians for cyber attacks on national infrastructure

Faramarz Shahi Savandi and Mohammad Mehdi Shah Mansouri allegedly launched cyber attacks using malware known as SamSam to lock data on computers, then demanded payment in bitcoin to unlock the data

US warns shipping industry over Iran sanctions busting

The US is to freeze the assets of at least two senior officials of the Central Bank of Iran in connection with `millions of barrels’ of Iranian oil which have been shipped to Syria on vessels that had switched off their identification systems to avoid detection

Azadi Tower in Tehran, Iran (milosk50/Shutterstock.com)
Legal Focus: Insured’s claim not Trumped by reinstatement of Iranian sanctions
In the week the wind-down period to prepare for the reimposition of US sanctions against Iran ended, the UK Commercial Court hands down a significant judgment

 

Cyber

Market Commentary

Safety at sea is still a risk for shipping industry
US indicts two Iranians for cyber attacks on national infrastructure

The Intelligence

Cyber risk:

Time to exit sleep mode

The Intelligence HP Stream Company News

2020 sulphur cap enters final stretch

The next few months could prove to be the most consequential for the sulphur cap’s implementation

Mark Milford, vice-president of cyber security at Wärtsilä
Learn from the past, then adapt to the future

The International Maritime Cyber Centre of Excellence in Singapore is envisaged to be a cyber service solution for the shipping industry

Needed: Innovation for cyber risk cover

Lack of claims data makes pricing difficult, while marine insurers debate the pros and cons of institute cyber attack exclusion clause 380

Maritime wakes up to cyber security threat

A study published by the GMF, Marsh and IUMI concluded cyber attacks and data theft remain as maritime’s Achilles’ heel

 

 

Lloyd's List Containers

The Pacific paradox

Is the trade war finally about to hit transpacific carriers?

 

Containers magazine HP stream Company News

EuroDry logo on funnel
Euroseas in talks with potential partners

Management believes both the dry bulk and feeder containership sectors are at an attractive point in the cycle for growth

Suez Canal extends backhaul discounts

Egypt’s canal authority extends rebates to boxships on routes from the US east coast to compete against the Panama Canal

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Transpacific rates on downward track

The Shanghai Containerised Freight Index shows China-US west coast rates falling for a sixth consecutive week, and for a fourth week in a row on the China-US east coast route

Chinese brokers call for joint research platform

Brokers are looking to increase brand awareness and value-added services amid combined pressure from big international competitors as well as a fast-changing shipping market

Back on track

Linton Nightingale

 

Strong growth returns to the upper echelons of the container port premier league, with China leading the way

Port data

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The figures behind the rankings. Compare and contrast different ports across multiple years

Interactive rankings

 

View the interactive grid setting out the risers and fallers across the one hundred ports

 

 



 

 

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