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Daily Briefing September 21 2020

Free to read: Shipping must see through arguments against transparency | Timing is key as Maersk restructuring puts spotlight on jobs | The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Sustainability goes digital | Shipping’s niche operators offered 100% finance

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Analysis and Comment

Pandemic disruption fans fuel instability concerns

A trend among ship operators buying and storing on board fuel oil blends amid a low price environment has fed fuel instability concerns, say experts

International Bunkers

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Sustainability goes digital

This week Johannah Christensen of the Global Maritime Forum gives us insight into how one of the industry's leading actors in the decarbonisation space sees the efforts made elsewhere in the business, and what it hopes to tackle during its most important meeting of the year next month

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Shipping must see through arguments against transparency

Now that data analytics allows vessel movements to be traced in a manner that can frequently expose wrongdoing, why keep the names of the miscreants secret?

International Law

Timing is key as Maersk restructuring puts spotlight on jobs

The world’s largest container group has warned that positions will be axed as a result of the restructuring that will see the Safmarine brand go. But new jobs are being created as a result of the need for different skill sets as processes are automated and digitalised

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Transpacific rates flatline in GRI absence

With carriers taking on board the advice of the China’s transport ministry to scale back on aggressive pricing and pull the GRI plug, transpacific rates on the SCFI showed only marginal gains this week

Containers Market Insight

California ports see throughput surge despite ‘aggressive’ competition

The improved figures notwithstanding, trade organisations continue to express concern over the chronic erosion of cargo from the US west coast ports to other destinations on the east and Gulf coasts as well as Canada

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Shipping stuck in the middle of Europe’s migrant crisis

The shipping industry is once again urging governments to live up to their moral and legal obligations as the political stand-off that has seen a Maersk tanker carrying 27 rescued migrants, unable to call in any port, moves into its sixth week. On the podcast this week we talk to Danish Shipping’s Maria Skipper Schwenn about the growing frustration within the industry and review the latest developments with two of Lloyd’s List’s journalists following the story, Janet Porter and David Osler

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Shipping and oil
Shipping’s road to decarbonisation faces familiar obstacles

A broader mobilisation towards a lower-carbon future will require political backing — and that means stronger decarbonisation commitments in the near future

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Favoured future marine fuel faces scaling-up challenges

The build of ammonia-fuelled ships must ramp up significantly if net carbon-zero emissions targets are to be met; however, accelerating the development of this preferred decarbonisation option to make it commercially viable is no mean feat

Maersk vessel
Container carriers collaborate over carbon concerns

Container lines are bringing together unique combinations of companies to help solve the conundrum of how to decarbonise shipping

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Shipping’s fuel transition will not come without risk

Future fuels, such as ammonia and hydrogen, may provide the energy shipping needs to traverse the seas without cooking the planet, but like the fossils fuels they replace they present safety challenges

 

 

 


 




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Johannah Christensen, Managing Director, Head of Projects and Programmes, Global Maritime Forum
The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Sustainability goes digital

This week Johannah Christensen of the Global Maritime Forum gives us insight into how one of the industry's leading actors in the decarbonisation space sees the efforts made elsewhere in the business, and what it hopes to tackle during its most important meeting of the year next month

From left: Maria Skipper Schwenn, David Osler, Janet Porter
The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Shipping stuck in the middle of Europe’s migrant crisis

The shipping industry is once again urging governments to live up to their moral and legal obligations as the political stand-off that has seen a Maersk tanker carrying 27 rescued migrants, unable to call in any port, moves into its sixth week. On the podcast this week we talk to Danish Shipping’s Maria Skipper Schwenn about the growing frustration within the industry and review the latest developments with two of Lloyd’s List’s journalists following the story, Janet Porter and David Osler

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: The road to decarbonisation

Listen to the first of three special edition podcasts produced in association with DNV GL examining the tectonic shift shaping shipping's future: decarbonisation, alternative fuels and digitalisation

Ilya Espino de Marotta
The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Panama’s powerhouse in a pink hard hat

The Panama Canal has certainly taken a hit from the coronavirus backdrop. But the consequences have not been as severe as many probably assume, and the canal authority even expects to make its budget this fiscal year, according to deputy administrator Ilya Espino de Marotta

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Asia Outlook: Lloyd’s List analysts predict a turbulent recovery

Lloyd’s List ‘Ask the Analysts’ webinar is available on demand, featuring access to our Lloyd’s List Intelligence macro outlook data presentation

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