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Five things to watch: Dry bulk shipping

Forecast earnings in Lloyd's List survey rise as supply-demand balance continues to improve

China Dry Bulk Capes

Daily Briefing March 23 2018

Lawyers and insurers overrule Maersk | Honam blaze ‘highlights importance of cargo insurance’ | European financing is tied to shipping regulations | Encrypted blockchain has potential to attract shipping investors

Daily Briefing

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Pirates attack tanker and abduct two fishermen off Nigeria
Five things to watch: Dry bulk shipping
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Swedish Club sticks to zero increase despite 104% combined ratio
Between the Lines: Post-Chinese New Year capacity outlook
Central Europe seafreight platform now accepting cryptocurrency
Fighting fire with facts
Amazon is no threat to container lines
Data Hub: Trade Statistics
The Interview: Bill Gallagher
Trump’s tariffs pose major threat to shipping demand growth
Shell unveils LNG strategy for post-2020 bunker world
Ship positioning will be key for earnings in US-China fallout
South Korea orders Polaris to rectify vessel's safety issues
Romania takes majority stake in Daewoo-Mangalia shipyard
Diana Shipping nets 87% rate boost for charter deal with SwissMarine
EU's biggest shipping registries shun climate change agenda
US-China trade war may hurt shipping, says BIMCO
Pangaea reports strong fourth-quarter results
Handysize FFAs plummet as funds disappear
Greek-owned fleet capacity expands by 4% as crude tanker share rises
Prime Shipping raises ICO target
Greek shipping minister sounds alarm for nautical education
Data Hub: World Boxship Fleet Update: 14,000 teu class back in vogue
Maersk Honam ‘highlights importance of cargo insurance’

The Interview: Bill Gallagher

Bill Gallagher, president of International Registries, Inc talks to Lloyd’s List about the importance of acting on diversity, improving safety standards, and why it might publish the Stellar Daisy accident investigation report on its revamped website

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Trump’s tariffs pose major threat to shipping demand growth

Cichen Shen

Trump’s tariffs can bring big marginal effects on maritime industry







Time to move on from theorising about distributed ledger technology

Richard Clayton

Lloyd's Register Foundation has taken the plunge into blockchain technology








Lessons in leadership at the CMA and Capital Link

Lambros Papaeconomou

Integrity, team spirit, educating the next generation, and speaking ‘multiple languages’ are among the key leadership attributes


Autonomous shipping: lessons for maritime from aviation and trucking

Where is Autonomous shipping today, and what technology is under construction to push it further? What developments are under way in the aviation, automotive, and trucking sectors that will have a bearing on how shipping will evolve?

Sponsored by: Transas & Lloyd's Register
Putting safety back where it belongs – first

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?

Sponsored by: Transas
Beyond 2018 – Laying the Next Decade’s Foundationsl

2018 is shaping up to be one of the most significant for a decade. The reason is simple: the shipping industry has stopped hoping for a return to the freight rate levels of 2006-08 and started to plan for an altogether different set of challenges

Sponsored by: Ince & Co
Cyber Security in an Era of Opportunity

Cyber security is at top of the agenda for maritime businesses after the WannaCry and – even closer to home – the Petya or NotPetya attacks. Every business that has started on the journey towards digitalisation is vulnerable to external threats

Loss and (re)load: Can the ILS market unlock the opportunities from this year’s hurricane season?

Investors bought a record volume of insurance-linked securities (ILS) in 2017. But the market is facing one of the biggest challenges in its history, with experts suggesting that cat bond investors will be presented with a bill running into the billions of dollars

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