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Opinion

Why innovation requires a platform in shipping

Richard Meade

 
Awards are necessary because they reward successful endeavour in the face of seemingly intractable problem

Blame the executives, not ships, for lack of consolidation

Lambros Papaeconomou

The fragmented shipping industry is ripe for consolidation; too bad that fleets are compatible, but not the people who run them

 

The Week in Review

Blame the executives, not ships, for lack of consolidation - June 23, 2017

Opinion
Blame the executives, not ships, for lack of consolidation

The shipping industry is ripe for consolidation given its fragmented status. Too bad that fleets of various companies may be compatible, but not the people who run them

Analysis
The battle for Scandinavia’s biggest port

Gothenburg’s container terminal runs risk of being left behind

Analysis
New tech must not compromise ship safety, says Lloyd’s Register

Digitalisation is surrounded by hype, but will have far-reaching effects on shipping companies’ core assets

Opinion
Yard Talk | Japan’s digitalisation

From eco ships to smart ships, Japanese yards seek to lead the pack in innovation again

Opinion
Cosco poised to take over OOCL on July 1

The arrangement would make sense from a political standpoint

News
MPC Container Ships seeks 50-vessel fleet and US listing in short order

Constantin Baack outlines company’s go big or go home strategy

News
Bergeron: Cargo owners should pay more for shipping

Cargo interests may need to share the burden of costly environmental regulations

Analysis
Up to 60 new LNG carriers needed to meet US export demand

Demand for US liquefied natural gas export cargoes could stimulate the need for as many as 60 new liquefied natural gas carriers, according to GasLog chief executive Paul Wogan

Hot Topics

From containers to tankers, from ship owning to ship management, market forces continue to incentivise mergers and acquisitions

Questions have arisen over the highest profile victory of piracy. The industry is in no position to increase its operating costs, but some indicators on land in Somalia suggest the region could incubate a piracy resurgence

All around the industry businesses are on the lookout for the disruptor. The ethereal threat of a tech-led business overturning the industry, rewriting its rules and shifting its balance of power

Containers Explore this Topic

Latest From Containers

New York welcomes bigger containerships

ZIM Antwerp easily sailed under the revamped Bayonne Bridge with a clearance of 8.2 metres, without any water depth or air draft limitations.
North America Middle East and Africa

Gas ships crucial to Panama Canal's plan to double transits

Jose Arango tells Lloyd's List the ACP takes a cautious 'step-by-step' approach to boosting traffic, but it cannot discuss toll rises yet
BW firms Containers

The time is right for digitalisation to change the shipping industry

The advent of the internet combined with a prolonged downturn have created ideal conditions for a digital sea change in shipping, says Containerchain’s Chris Collins

Asia Pacific Europe

Latest From Dry Bulk

Chokepoint fears

Extreme weather, political unrest and policy measures leave food network vulnerable

International Dry Bulk

Maritime chokepoints pose risks to grains trade

Chatham House highlights what could hit dry bulk shipping and threaten basic supplies 

International Dry Bulk

Gas ships crucial to Panama Canal's plan to double transits

Jose Arango tells Lloyd's List the ACP takes a cautious 'step-by-step' approach to boosting traffic, but it cannot discuss toll rises yet
BW firms Containers

Tankers & Gas Explore this Topic

Latest From Tankers and Gas

Gas ships crucial to Panama Canal's plan to double transits

Jose Arango tells Lloyd's List the ACP takes a cautious 'step-by-step' approach to boosting traffic, but it cannot discuss toll rises yet
BW firms Containers

Will VLGC owners cry or laugh over higher Panama Canal tolls?

Bullish scenario of more tonne-miles is possible, but bunker prices are not low enough

Tankers and Gas LPG

IMO thinking about thinking about Arctic fuel oil use

Issue moves up agenda at July MEPC
Arctic shipping International
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