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Daily Briefing January 27 2023

2M split driven by strategic differences between Maersk and MSC | Maersk’s new business strategy won’t work, says Drewry | China to rescue dry bulk market after mid-2023 | Barbados defends flagging US-sanctioned tanker

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Analysis and Comment


The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Where have all the pirates gone?

Piracy attacks are at a 30-year low according to the latest figures, but have the pirates really hung up their Kalashnikovs, or is this a statistical anomaly, rebranding or just more opaque reporting? This week’s podcast investigates what really lies behind the lack of piracy headlines and the real security risks still out there for shipping

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Outlook 2023

The long-term consequences of the geopolitical, energy and economic shocks of 2022 are hard to foresee — but for shipping, there is at least the possibility of a more optimistic reading of the runes Click here to view the full report


Reading the runes
Outlook 2023: The case for optimism amid turbulent times

Optimism is a rare commodity in European boardrooms right now, amid an energy crisis, high inflation and slowing growth  but there is a global case for a more positive view of opportunities ahead

Ship emissions
Regulation: 2023 will be an agenda-setting year for shipping

With only a couple of inter-sessional working groups between now and the July 2023 deadline, propelling the notoriously glacial pace of change within the IMO is going to be an uphill struggle — but what emerges will set the regulatory landscape for shipping’s future

Opinion poll
Outlook Poll: Global recession risk looms large for shipping in 2023

The annual view of market sentiment finds the shipping industry divided over decarbonisation strategy, risk and opportunities

Containership in drydock
Containers: Life after the goldrush

As congestion eases, container carriers will need to address how to manage the vast amounts of tonnage ordered during the boom years of the pandemic; as economies cool, they will need to call on the reserves of cash made during peak earnings


The Lloyd's List Podcast