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Daily Briefing June 1 2020

Free to read: EU’s emissions database still a work in progress | The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Shipping’s decarbonisation dilemma 

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Analysis and Comment



Debt restructuring could lead to economic recession

Sovereign debt crises are likely, warns the Economist Intelligence Unit. Multilateral financial institutions, the G20 countries and other lenders must protect the most vulnerable economies

Carriers take tentative steps to increase capacity

Capacity shortage is holding up rates, but demand remains finely balanced

Virus will slow innovation, but collaboration holds key to success

The financial hit on the industry will likely slow progress in the short term, but the conviction in the long-term trajectory remains

Container vessel orders fall to lowest in a decade

Orders for container carriers in 2020 will fall to the lowest number for 11 years because of the drop in trade activity and economic uncertainty, according to Lloyd’s List Intelligence

Automation remains (quietly) on the US agenda

In the US, where opposition by unions is intense, automation is way behind compared to most terminals in Asia, Europe and the Middle East

LNG sails for an unprofitable summer

The unprofitable conditions are expected to continue until October or November, when the seasonal rise because of the northern hemisphere winter is expected to lift rates

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EU's emissions database is still a work in progress

EU’s Monitoring, Reporting and Verification data offers an extensive picture of emissions in Europe. But that picture can keep changing and still has questionable data that could be the foundation for big decisions

Classification Environment Ports and Logistics

The Lloyd's List Magazine

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Virus will slow innovation, but collaboration holds key to success

The financial hit on the industry will likely slow progress in the short term, but the conviction in the long-term trajectory remains

Automation remains (quietly) on the US agenda

In the US, where opposition by unions is intense, automation is way behind compared to most terminals in Asia, Europe and the Middle East

CSSC Shipyard
Yard Talk | A bet on a nation’s fortune

The merger of China’s two largest state shipbuilding groups has gained the combined entity more weight in the eyes of Beijing’s policymakers, enabling it to win more support from state-owned shipowners and leasing houses amid the market downturn





Container port
Coronavirus is the ‘everything shock’ for years to come

The industry’s working assumptions of recent decades are no longer givens


 



 









 


The Lloyd's List Podcast


The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Shipping’s decarbonization dilemma

It’s a special edition of the Lloyd’s List Podcast this week, featuring an extended debate on shipping’s decarbonization prospects taking in everything from state support, future fuel options fake zeros and the overwhelming need for clarity and standard definitions when it comes to ambitions

Debating shipping’s decarbonization pathways on this week’s podcast: Peter Boyd from Yale University, Matthieu de Tugny from  Bureau Veritas, Tristan Smith from University College London’s Energy Institute and Adrian Tolson from Blue Insight.

 

 

 


 





Special Reports



Container shipping's cash crisis

Lloyd’s List assesses container shipping’s challenge of weathering the coronavirus storm
 

Crew training

Lloyd’s List takes a deep dive into shipping’s endeavours to retain and attract the next generation of maritime personal on board and ashore
 

One Hundred People 2019

Lloyd’s List annual ranking of the most influential people in the shipping industry
 

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The Shipping Podcast


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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Shipping’s decarbonisation dilemma

Debating shipping’s decarbonisation pathways on this week’s podcast: Peter Boyd from Yale University, Matthieu de Tugny from Bureau Veritas, Tristan Smith from University College London’s Energy Institute and Adrian Tolson from Blue Insight

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Sanctions alert! Why shipping must heed new US guidance

The US has issued global industry guidance that details best practices to detect deceptive shipping. It means the international maritime industry will remain in the crosshairs of sanctions enforcement no matter who wins the US presidential election in November. On the podcast to dissect the implications are Lloyd’s List editor Richard Meade, markets editor Michelle Wiese Bockmann and our resident tiger at the throat of the insurance industry — David Osler.



The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Coronavirus is catalysing innovation in shipping

Shipping’s new normal of remote working may turn out to be more efficient than the air-mile eating customs of old. Could coronavirus spark a renaissance in shipping, turbo charging digital developments and cultivating collaboration and data standardisation along the way? This week the podcast focuses on maritime innovation and entrepreneurship, featuring insights from Roger Holm, president of Wärtsilä’s marine power business and Matt Heider, chief executive of Nautilus Labs, one of the industry’s new wave of technology firms that specialises in ocean commerce artificial intelligence

Mark O'Neil and Guy Platten
The Lloyd's List Podcast: Steel yourself for a long war

The shipping industry’s 12-step plan to facilitate crew change was released this week and is expected to expedite a more effective government response to the crew change crisis that has seen thousands of seafarers stuck at sea for months. But it also highlights that the industry is bracing for a longer period of disruption than many had been hoping for. It’s a wartime situation, says Columbia Shipmanagement president Mark O’Neil, who joins the podcast this week, along with International Chamber of Shipping secretary-general Guy Platten. The whole industry needs to accept that there are no quick fixes and we should all be steeling ourselves for an extended campaign, argues Mr O’Neil.



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Lloyd’s List Coronavirus Webinar — Listen on demand here

Lloyd’s List and Lloyd’s List Intelligence experts joined a special webinar examining the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the shipping sector and answered questions from a global industry audience. You can now access the webinar, featuring our data-led analysis of the key maritime markets, here

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