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Daily Briefing October 19 2017

Look beyond 2017 for a rosy outlook in the tanker markets

Daily Briefing


Beyond the obvious: Why accidents really happen

Richard Clayton

An understanding of the cultural issues that lie behind accidents and incidents is the first step towards finding a solution

Shipping survived protectionism in the 1930s, and can do so again

David Osler

Delegates gather in Naples to discuss shipping in the age of protectionism

Understanding people

Michael Grey

New book offers good practical advice on how organisational resilience can be built in the face of all potential human failings

Our awards series from Maritime Intelligence

Lloyd's List Asia Pacific Awards

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Insurance Day London Market Awards

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Lloyd's List South Asia, Middle East & Africa Awards

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Lloyd's List Global Awards

Look back at 2017

Support and celebrate the very best in shipping at our most influential awards. Look back at an exciting and rewarding night

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Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards

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The countdown has begun to the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2017, the most popular shipping awards event

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The Week in Review

Hot Topics

As global shipping struggles through a never-ending trough, canny operators are looking to new markets for growth.

With a new Deputy Min­istry of Shipping and a step towards a true national shipping policy, could Cyprus finally fulfil its potential?

The United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union pushed the country and the union into unknown territory. With Westminster embroiled in slugging it out over the terms of Brexit, what does it mean for the UK maritime sector?

Containers Explore this Topic

Latest From Containers

Digital forwarders not seen as threat to established businesses

DHL says new entrants are not significantly disrupting forwarding markets and are ‘highly unlikely’ to wipe out all traditional players

International Containers

TIL gains full control of Las Palmas terminal

Noatum's 45% stakes changes hands for an undisclosed price

Spain Europe

Cosco shareholders approve OOIL acquisition

CSH's joint takeover offer with Shanghai International Ports Group is still dependent on regulatory approval

Asia Pacific Containers

Latest From Dry Bulk

JP Morgan bullish on dry cargo but split on tankers

Moderate fleet growth for dry bulk carriers and product tankers points to a great 2018, less so for crude oil tankers

International Dry Bulk

Panamax earnings approach four-year high

Strong demand mixed with lack of available vessels drive rates

Panamax Dry Bulk

Nickel ore in the spotlight again as bulker capsizes

Warnings around cargo liquefaction repeated after unexplained loss of vessel

Asia Pacific Indonesia

Tankers & Gas Explore this Topic

Latest From Tankers and Gas

JP Morgan bullish on dry cargo but split on tankers

Moderate fleet growth for dry bulk carriers and product tankers points to a great 2018, less so for crude oil tankers

International Dry Bulk

Qatar blockage alters LNG trade flows to Egypt and the UAE

IEA finds Qatar’s total LNG exports not affected by dispute

Middle East and Africa United Arab Emirates

Look beyond 2017 in tanker markets

Outlook for aframaxes and suezmaxes brighter than for VLCCs next year, says Court Smith

International Tankers and Gas