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Daily Briefing August 5 2020

Free to read: Beirut port blast: latest news | Is shipping coping with the pandemic? | Shipping’s GHG emissions rising despite efficiency gains | Sanctions body defends UK shipping guidelines | Seafarer crisis is a challenge for the whole marine sector

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Analysis and Comment

Container port capacity growth to contract with declining trade

Risks to the outlook are said to remain if a resurgence in coronavirus cases leads to further widespread economic lockdowns

From the News Desk: Decarbonisation requires joined-up thinking

It is clear there is no single answer to shipping’s decarbonisation dilemma and it is certain that different fuels will be utilised as the industry gradually moves towards a zero-carbon future. But what the viable options are and how and when they will be deployed remains a challenge

Outlook: Is shipping coping with the pandemic?

The outlooks, forecasts and predictions for 2020 which were compiled at the end of last year now look like they were made in another age and on another planet. So what has the remainder of this most unusual year got in store for the industry?

Seafarer crisis is a challenge for the whole marine sector

First and foremost, shipowners and their insurers will very likely face claims from seafarers

Pandemic fallout delays vessel deliveries and limits new orders

The total number of ships delivered in 2020 is expected to increase compared with last year, but a high number of deliveries will be delayed to 2021 and cancellations are increasing

UK sanctions guidelines said to be ‘misleading and incorrect'

AIS switch-offs and STS are entirely legitimate. Masters of vessels from countries antagonistic to NATO cannot be expected to report suspicious activity to the western military alliance

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Half-year outlook: Shipbuilding
Pandemic fallout delays vessel deliveries and limits new orders

The total number of ships delivered in 2020 is expected to increase compared with last year, but a high number of deliveries will be delayed to 2021 and cancellations are increasing

Half-year outlook: Tankers
Tankers facing wild ride as global depression looms

Opec cartel navigating geopolitical and economic icebergs as oil market rebalances over 2020’s second half

Half-year outlook: intro
With all hopes pinned on China, the new normal looks very familiar

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed shipping market weaknesses, yet resilience within each sector reveals an industry inching its way towards new solutions

Half-year outlook: Regulation
Shipping's green push faces virtual halt

The coronavirus disruption means major decisions have been put off or delayed — and the rest of the year is unlikely to change that

 

 


 

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Industry collaboration

Like other sectors, shipping has come up against issues of global significance that can only be addressed through working together
 


Shipping in the post-coronavirus era

How will the industry adapt to the new normal
 


Container shipping's cash crisis

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

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Shining a light on digital disruption

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

The Lloyd's List Podcast: Crewing crisis reaches boiling point

Governments have this week pledged to speed up efforts to get hundreds of thousands of stranded merchant sailors home, but this comes after months of similar rhetoric and limited action. So can we expect things to change? International Maritime Organization secretary-general Kitack Lim — our guest on this week’s podcast — says yes. We are, he argues, in a wartime situation with the pandemic. Government responses have required time to heat up, but they are have now reached boiling point and the recent pledges are more than just promises

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: The new normal, according to Şadan Kaptanoğlu

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Emanuele Grimaldi on waiting for the world to restart
Italian shipowner Emanuele Grimaldi is our return guest on the podcast this week. He talks candidly about waiting for the world to restart in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, why he has launched antitrust complaints against the governments he feels are distorting the marketplace and the persistently troubling subject of roro safety in the wake of yet another care deck fire, this time aboard Grimaldi’s ro-Pax vessel Cruise Bonaria. 

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