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Daily Briefing June 20 2018

Ecoships back in fashion as bunker costs rise | Cexim becomes world’s largest shipping lender | Container carriers drive consolidation, says Seaspan’s Chen | Moody’s sees stable outlook for global shipping

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Russia to export 3m tonnes less wheat this coming year
The demise of the European shipping banker
Larger containers pile on problems for US trucking rates
Deutsche shipping book deal confirmed by buyers
Cargill aims for 15% cut in shipping emissions by 2020
Argentina expects sharp drop in grains output
Asia-Europe ocean rates rise and capacity now ‘tight’
Blockchain middlemen entice UN with plan to improve logistics
Moody’s sees stable outlook for global shipping
MOL enters subsea sector with stake in AKOFS
Cexim becomes world’s largest shipping lender
US tariffs threat raises prospect of all-out trade war
Ecoships back in fashion as bunker costs rise, says Golden Ocean’s Vartdal
Container carriers drive consolidation among tonnage providers, Seaspan’s Chen says
GoodBulk launches first shipping IPO in three years
Opec meeting steals spotlight from Marine Money gathering
Lobby groups put pressure on the IMO ahead of key emissions meeting
Navios Containers gears up for US listing
Nordic American says tanker market improvement ‘becoming clearer’
Kjelsrud’s departure linked to Nordea decision to axe shipping unit
Shippers raise concerns regarding US-China tariffs
New service makes ‘virtual’ ship inspections a reality
Shipbroking market ‘ripe for restructuring’
Fire on bulker halts Port Kembla operations
DP World quashes rumours of Djibouti settlement
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Face-off over sulphur cap is turning ugly

With just 18 months until the sulphur cap goes live, shipowners have issued a challenge to IMO. Who will blink first?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carrier reliability: A day late and a dollar short

Carriers are beginning to look for solutions to container shipping’s worsening service reliability. But will the remedy be worse than the disease?
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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On today’s podcast we are joined by another special guest — Stephen Gordon, managing director of Clarksons Research Services

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Webinar: Autonomous shipping

Initial proposals for fully-autonomous shipping have reached the clear light of day: remotely-controlled merchant vessels will take longer to bring into operation than had been thought
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Webinar: Putting safety back where it belongs

Traditional attitudes to safety are to wait for an accident, then fix the problem. That’s no longer good enough. The industry is turning to a more proactive approach. Is this working?
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Sanctions

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Political forces curb tanker trades with Iran again

Recurring scenes for both crude and product tanker owners as sanctions hit Iran trades, while booming LPG trade could also suffer a blow

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HHI delays IRISL newbuilds amid sanction fears

Newbuildings expected to be delivered in the second quarter of this year remain on the orderbook

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More carriers move to avoid Iran sanctions

CMA CGM and Hapag-Lloyd seek to avoid being caught up in new sanctions campaign by US

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No workaround for Iran sanctions, even for EU owners, experts argue

China and India have acceded to pressure from Washington and will not jeopardise dollar-denominated business

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SMW: Singapore agreements unveil digital agenda for the future
Wärtsilä hails ‘world first’ ferry autodocking trials
Five things to watch: Regulation

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Greeks step on the gas

LNG fleet surges as owners also splash on tankers and dry bulk

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The Interview: George Prokopiou

As owner of the second-largest fleet in Greece, George Prokopiou's appetite for innovation has been proved on more than one occasion, whether modernising his ships, entering the LNG market or embracing Chinese shipbuilders. Opportunities are always there, he believes

Long-term bull on LNG shipping lays out his vision

Macro growth and scale in an evolving market bode well for LNG shipping’s pioneer, and a potential adoption of LNG as transportation fuel could just be the icing on the cake

Forced to choose the Marshall Islands over Greece

Poseidon Shipping's Spyros Eleftheros identified a shortage of crew from Greece as the main culprit of the Greek flag losing vessels

Greek seafaring at a crossroads

A revitalised interest in a career at sea collides with increased financial obligations for Greek seafarers

 

 

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Container Lines: Bronson Hsieh 

A calm hand at the helm

 

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Larger containers pile on problems for US trucking rates

Congested terminals are aggravating trucking shortages, along with suffocating regulation, rising fuel costs, driver shortages and strong demand for containerised cargoes

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Asia-Europe ocean rates rise and capacity now ‘tight’

Global freight index increases to its highest point this year − currently 7% up on last year’s prices

Moody’s sees stable outlook for global shipping

Moody’s expects rated shipping companies to report 4-5% earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation growth during the next 12 months

Container carriers drive consolidation among tonnage providers, Seaspan’s Chen says

Other than increasing fleet size, the New York-listed owner will consider acquisitions of assets in the logistics and infrastructure sectors

 

 

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27 September, 2018, Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore

The awards provide a unique opportunity to network whilst celebrating achievements & successes shaping the future of shipping.

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27 November, 2018, Palazzo Versace Hotel, Dubai

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Save the date: 11 December 2018

For the 21st year, the most influential awards in the maritime industry honour the best in shipping over the past year.

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