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Paying lip service to casualty investigations is risking lives

It’s time to investigate the investigators and shut down flags that cannot meet basic safety standards. Casualty reports set up to save lives are being delayed, and in some cases are never appearing at all, while some ‘customer focused’ flags are more concerned about the legion of lawyers they need to appease than robust conclusions that could prevent future accidents from happening

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Daily Briefing July 23 2021

Can the iron ore trade prop up capesizes? | Insurers were among staunchest opponents of closing Lloyd’s salvage branch | Gas carrier prospects brighter but overcapacity seen from 2022 | Indian ports offer discount for LNG-fuelled ships

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Five factors shaping the future of shipping innovation

The Lloyd’s List ‘How to Innovate in Shipping’ webinar looked at how smart ideas and smart money can help shipping escape its siloed thinking and kick-start a more collaborative, connected approach to integrating seaborne trade in the global supply chain

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Oil fund agrees compensation to Israel for ‘mystery’ tanker spill

Experts from the IOPC Funds urged to continue investigation to find polluter

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Paying lip service to casualty investigations is risking lives

It’s time to investigate the investigators and shut down flags that cannot meet basic safety standards. Casualty reports set up to save lives are being delayed, and in some cases are never appearing at all, while some ‘customer focused’ flags are more concerned about the legion of lawyers they need to appease than robust conclusions that could prevent future accidents from happening

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The week in charts: Rampant recycling rates | Bulker blockage | LNG imports hit the gas

Scrapping rates continue to rise on the Indian subcontinent, with boxships leading the way topping $600 per ldt. Meanwhile, more than 500 bulkers were anchored outside key Chinese grain, coal and other bulk commodities terminals, driving up rates in the sub-capesize segment

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Can the iron ore trade prop up capesizes?

Optimism abounds as higher iron ore exports are expected to coincide with greater demand for coal transportation, which has the potential to ‘significantly tighten’ vessel supply, says Breakwave Advisors

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Seafarer training for the future begins with attitudes and competencies

Prof Michael Ekow Manuel believes the Global Maritime Professional model, while a concept, embraces the life skills needed to give seafarers the agility to ride the decade of transformation ahead

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Panamax values surge as carriers seek any tonnage that floats

The former workhorse of the container sector has fallen from grace in recent years. But the frantic container shipping sector is giving panamaxes one last hurrah before they head to the beaches

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Shipping’s coalition of the willing

Our sustainability editor Anastassios Adamopoulos caught up with Johannah Christensen, the new chief executive of the Global Maritime Forum this week. They discuss where she sees the international NGO heading, why the global crewing crisis is likely to worsen and how this sector is still doing so little to decarbonise

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Special Report: Half-year outlook 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.

Maritime Markets Outlook: Shipping’s half-year health check

The Lloyd’s List Half-year outlook 2021 takes the temperature of the core maritime trades and offers a view on the market dynamics during the coming six to 12 months. Joining editor Richard Meade to consider the core box, bulk and tanker trade trends are: markets editor Michelle Wiese Bockmann, containers editor James Baker and senior dry bulk reporter Nidaa Bakhsh

What every entrepreneur should know — but is afraid to ask

Being agile and talented are not enough for an entrepreneur in maritime. A degree of commercial shrewdness is vital, plus an ability to see the long-term vision. A two-year time horizon will not cut it

How to get ahead in alt lending

Setting up as a shipping alt lender is easy. Round up some Cass buddies, rent desk space, raise a couple of hundred million bucks and farm it out to owners who cannot borrow elsewhere, right? Wrong

Is this the golden age for shipping entrepreneurs?

A post-Covid surge in start-ups is expected, fuelled by abundant tech funding and targeting an ample supply of industry problems with their innovative solutions. But is the shipping industry ready to open the door to new ideas and provide the collaboration needed to scale these entrepreneurial talents beyond the quickly burned seed capital stages? 

 

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Dissecting the EU's climate offensive on shipping

In the first of this two-part special edition of the Lloyd's List Podcast, our sustainability editor Anastassios Adamopoulos spoke at length with Faig Abbasov of the Brussels-based NGO Transport and Environment and Sotiris Raptis, of the European Community Shipowners’ Association, on the European Commission’s new environmental proposals for shipping

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Shipping’s coalition of the willing

Our sustainability editor Anastassios Adamopoulos caught up with Johannah Christensen, the new chief executive of the Global Maritime Forum this week. They discuss where she sees the international NGO heading, why the global crewing crisis is likely to worsen and how this sector is still doing so little to decarbonise

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Why shipping is not going to get any sanctions risk relief

Don’t mistake the anticipated lifting of Iranian sanctions for an easing of compliance risk. For those banks and insurers seeking to apply transparency to the opaquest end of seaborne trade, many are only just realising how far they still need to go in order to mitigate the risk that the Trump era in some way helped expose. For shipping, this means more investment in due diligence and surveillance. Amalie Korning Wedege, head of sanctions compliance at Danske Bank, and Leigh Hansson, a partner at the law firm Reed Smith specialising in sanctions compliance for shipping, tell Lloyd’s List editor Richard Meade how shipping can navigate the murky waters of sanctions risk and compliance

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Why container shipping will never be the same again

Container shipping is not going to return to normal, according to Otto Schacht, the head of sea logistics at Kuehne+Nagel. The lines have a unique opportunity to permanently end the boom and bust cycles that have destroyed so much shareholder value over the years, and create an industry able to make decent money in bad times as well as good

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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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