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Daily Briefing October 23 2018

US will back experience-building phase after 2020 | IMO agrees greenhouse gas strategy to 2023 | IMO needs to prove it can be trusted over 2020, says Lim | US supply chain company acquires INTTRA | Tariffs on soyabeans reconfigure the dry bulk shipping map

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Union declares container terminal a ‘Port of Convenience’
Ichthys ships first LNG cargo to Japan
Wärtsilä driven by equipment sales in third quarter as scrubber demand rises
Overstaying cargo also a risk, Clyde & Co warns squabbling traders
President Xi opens Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge
BW Group clinches new charter deals for two LNG newbuilds
Shortage of LNG vessels creates uncertainty for natural gas markets, says IEA
US steps in to back experience-building phase after 2020
Scorpio Bulkers trims losses as rates increase
UK's coastguard agency raises fees
Noble Group files recognition proceeding in US
IMO agrees next step in greenhouse gas strategy
UK maritime leaders join trade delegation to US
Pressure on lines for Asia-Europe prices to fall
ENN orders LNG bunkers ship at Dalian Shipbuilding
J. Lauritzen hires new head for dry bulk unit
Blue Ocean Maritime delays London listing
IMO needs to prove it can be trusted over 2020, says Lim
Tariffs on soyabeans reconfigure the dry bulk shipping map
US supply chain company acquires INTTRA
Transpacific rates driven by capacity cuts rather than demand
AVIC ponders disposal of shipping-related business
Sembcorp Marine wins $166m FPSO contract from Teekay
Bulkers without scrubbers ‘will become uncompetitive’
Abu Dhabi Ports partners MSC for blockchain pilot project

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: What’s shaping shipping’s political agenda and how to plug the finance gap

On this week’s podcast we’re in London looking ahead this week’s pivotal IMO meeting on 2020 sulphur enforcement and greenhouse gas strategy, then we’re off to Italy to talk to a Greek shipowner about why the well-publicised woes of German shipping have made it harder for companies from other nations to secure finance



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

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: What’s shaping shipping’s political agenda and how to plug the finance gap

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Trade outlook and shipping’s decaf dilemma

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Tariffs, box woes and the big bunker question

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ENN orders LNG bunkers ship at Dalian Shipbuilding

Deal comes two months after government in Beijing made a proposal to promote the use of liquefied natural gas as marine fuel and to establish LNG bunkering centres in China

The Interview: Alexander Panagopulos
Innovation is in shipping veteran's genes, with his latest project developing vessels that make LNG credible as a fuel for tramp dry bulk and tanker shipping
The Lloyd’s List Podcast: What’s shaping shipping’s political agenda and how to plug the finance gap

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

Four questions for MEPC 73

Next week’s environmental negotiations by the International Maritime Organization should make significant progress on the 2020 sulphur cap but not on greenhouse gas emissions 

Shipping’s biggest challenge is a shift in mindset, not fuel

Shipping is an industry of regulatory laggards, where first-mover advantage is routinely proved to be a costly and naïve myth. Will a ‘wait and see’ attitude to the immediate question of 2020 compliance mean the woolly aspirations of 2050’s 50% cut in carbon becomes someone else’s can to kick down the road?

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Sanctions

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Bulker loading soyabean
Iran becomes top buyer of US soyabeans

As the Sino-American trade war escalated, Chinese farmers have said they are reducing the soyabean content in the feed for their nation’s pig herd — the world’s largest

Nicolas Sartini
APL’s Sartini confronts the Pacific paradox

Next year’s contracting season will be a testing time for carriers with no compromise on surcharges, says APL’s Nicolas Sartini

India opts to buy Iranian crude despite US sanctions

New Delhi and Tehran have reportedly discussed using Indian rupees rather than US dollars for purchases

IRISL container MIA
Reach Shipping takes on IRISL newbuilds

Reach Shipping Lines inaugural sailing was made by Tenreach, formerly Rayen, embarking the Chinese port of Qingdao last week

 

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Market Commentary

Union declares container terminal a ‘Port of Convenience’
Ichthys ships first LNG cargo to Japan
Wärtsilä driven by equipment sales in third quarter as scrubber demand rises

The Intelligence

Shipmanagement:

Is size the key to survival?

The Intelligence HP Stream Company News

Fortress Greece prides itself on self sufficiency

The Marine Technical Managers Association marks its 20th anniversary this year

‘Middlemen’ shipmanagers brought in for regulatory compliance

Wilhelmsen Ship Management and Interorient open up on their approach to the sulphur cap and the future of data

Containers at a port
Size means little without outstanding customer service, say shipmanagement giants

Columbia’s O’Neil favours economies of scale, while Anglo Eastern’s Cremers underplays its importance, and Fleet Management’s Rajvanshy warns of disruption from potential corporate culture clash

On the bridge
Viewpoint: Hard to be the ideal husband

An increasing problem faced by many shipmanagers is a shortage in technical superintendents and fleet managers, people who need to be technically qualified and experienced in technical operations

 

 

Lloyd's List Containers

Summer forecast: 

Calm seas or doldrums?

 

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Port of Melbourne VICT
Union declares container terminal a ‘Port of Convenience’

MUA claims increased working hours could lead to injuries and plans to put pressure on Philippines-based operator to improve conditions

Overstaying cargo also a risk, Clyde & Co warns squabbling traders

Detention and demurrage charges can quickly add up and the situation could be exacerbated in the case of lower value cargo

President Xi opens Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge

Bridge is expected to provide an alternative to the current barging services that connect Hong Kong’s port with the Pearl River Delta

Antwerp container terminals
Pressure on lines for Asia-Europe prices to fall

Drewry's World Container Index climbed last week, but gains were mostly made on transpacific lanes

 

 

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