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The Interview: Hing Chao

New Wah Kwong chairman Hing Chao took an interestingly inland bound path before eventually finding his way back into the family-owned traditional ship owning business. He explains how his experiences have shaped his vision for the company for the future

China Hong Kong Tankers and Gas

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Asia’s trade outlook

The Podcast comes from Singapore this week, where Lloyd’s List hosted the Asia Trade Outlook Forum, casting a critical eye over the market trends shaping shipping business decisions in the next 12 months. Joining Lloyd’s List Editor Richard Meade to discuss the key takeaways from the forum are the Asia editorial team: Cichen Shen, Vincent Wee, Hwee Hwee Tan and Inderpreet Walia.

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Top Stories

LNG marine fuel ‘no better than gasoil or fuel oil’

As the January 2020 deadline for exhaust gas emissions from ships approaches, a public relations battle is heating up about what the best alternatives are to meet the new rules. LNG is presently under fire from a Belgium-based lobby group Seas at Risk

International Tankers and Gas

Daily Briefing October 18 2019

Free to read: Cosco VLCCs wait for US waivers to discharge cargoes | Tanker rates retreat as eastbound routes cool | Ships will be fined for non-compliance with IMO 2020 | Brexit deal proposes ‘border in the Irish Sea’ arrangement

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Lloyd's List Events

Why smart ports will be a game-changer for shipping

Join two panels of experts at the Lloyd’s List Smart Ports Forum, to be held in Dubai on November 20, to hear how ‘smart’ can be a game-changer for ports, and how smart ports will be a game-changer for trade

The Shipping Outlook: 2020 and beyond

Lloyd’s List’s annual industry outlook event will gather the sharpest minds in the business to offer the inside track on the opportunities and threats facing shipping over the coming 12 months

How to innovate in shipping

Join Lloyd’s List during Hong Kong Maritime Week on 20 November to discuss the dynamic digital trends shaping shipping from AI and autonomy to decarbonisation and how to monetise maritime’s digital exhaust. Register for free

How to plan for a future in flux

Join Lloyd’s List in Singapore on 17 October for an expert analysis of the future trade trends shaping shipping markets. Register for free

Analysis and Comment

Shipbrokers of the future must be properly valued

Students achieving the highest marks in the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers exams continue to impress and inspire. Let’s hope the profession is safe in their hands

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Asia’s trade outlook

The Podcast comes from Singapore this week, where Lloyd’s List hosted the Asia Trade Outlook Forum, casting a critical eye over the market trends shaping shipping business decisions in the next 12 months. Joining Lloyd’s List Editor Richard Meade to discuss the key takeaways from the forum are the Asia editorial team: Cichen Shen, Vincent Wee, Hwee Hwee Tan and Inderpreet Walia.

Viewpoint: Ferries to the fore

The whole world of shipping is abuzz about how the industry is undergoing change, but the ferry sector seems to be quickest off the mark with putting new ideas into practice and can offer a test-bed that many other parts of the shipping world might one day find useful

Marine sector told to embrace insurtech or die

‘In the future there will be two types of underwriters, those that embrace digital opportunity and those that cease to exist,’ says Nick Roscoe

A lesson for China tanker investors

CSET’s share price has been surprisingly resilient after the US sanctions on one of its major subsidiaries were imposed on September 25

Load factors: Growing trade strains weigh on transatlantic trade

Load factors on the transatlantic should tighten in the fourth quarter off the back of significant cuts to supply. However, the balance of the market fundamentals could swing if trade tensions escalate

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The Interview: Vincent Power

The newly elected chairman of the European Maritime Law Organisation hopes to broaden the scope of interest beyond competition law to cover all aspects of maritime regulation

Containers Regulation Europe
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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Asia’s trade outlook

The Podcast comes from Singapore this week where Lloyd’s List hosted the Asia Trade Outlook Forum, casting a critical eye over the market trends shaping shipping business decisions in the next 12 months. Joining Lloyd’s List Editor Richard Meade to discuss the key takeaways from the forum are the Asia editorial team: Cichen Shen. Vincent Wee, Hwee Hwee Tan and Inderpreet Walia.


Tankers

Shipmanagers are uniquely placed to speak for the industry

Managers focused on quality and safety face even greater challenges than defending their reputation, including the lack of co-ordination within the marine equipment sector, and the reluctance of equipment manufacturers to work alongside the shipping sector

LNG marine fuel ‘no better than gasoil or fuel oil’

As the January 2020 deadline for exhaust gas emissions from ships approaches, a public relations battle is heating up about what the best alternatives are to meet the new rules. LNG is presently under fire from a Belgium-based lobby group Seas at Risk

Shipbrokers of the future must be properly valued

Students achieving the highest marks in the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers exams continue to impress and inspire. Let’s hope the profession is safe in their hands

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Asia’s trade outlook

The Podcast comes from Singapore this week, where Lloyd’s List hosted the Asia Trade Outlook Forum, casting a critical eye over the market trends shaping shipping business decisions in the next 12 months. Joining Lloyd’s List Editor Richard Meade to discuss the key takeaways from the forum are the Asia editorial team: Cichen Shen, Vincent Wee, Hwee Hwee Tan and Inderpreet Walia.

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Sanctions

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Asia’s trade outlook

The Podcast comes from Singapore this week, where Lloyd’s List hosted the Asia Trade Outlook Forum, casting a critical eye over the market trends shaping shipping business decisions in the next 12 months. Joining Lloyd’s List Editor Richard Meade to discuss the key takeaways from the forum are the Asia editorial team: Cichen Shen, Vincent Wee, Hwee Hwee Tan and Inderpreet Walia.

Cosco VLCCs wait for US waivers to discharge cargoes

Lloyd’s List Intelligence data shows that seven of the VLCCs are still loaded with cargoes. This information is based on the latest AIS-signalled draught levels

Cosco Shipping's tanker unit denies vessels are ‘going dark’

As of end-June, Dalian Tanker and its subsidiaries owned 43 tankers, including 26 very large crude carriers, according company documents.

From the News Desk: Tankers on fire and the future in flux

With the energy markets in flux and so many macro-economic unknowns colouring daily decisions there is an overwhelming need to make sense of it all. Well, don’t worry, we have you covered — take a read through our expert analysis of the current tanker spike and then book yourselves into a selection of the Lloyd’s List Outlook events coming up

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Special Reports

In focus: Greece & Cyprus

This special report combines reports on Greece and Cyprus at landmark moments for both shipping communities

Maritime Cities: Building the connected cluster

Maritime cities must adapt to a changing landscape to maintain their hub status

Lloyd’s List Containers: Big interviews & big data

The latest magazine contains a trio of big-name interviews, including Maersk CEO Søren Skou, plus more on box shipping’s digitalisation journey

Future Fuels

LNG marine fuel ‘no better than gasoil or fuel oil’

As the January 2020 deadline for exhaust gas emissions from ships approaches, a public relations battle is heating up about what the best alternatives are to meet the new rules. LNG is presently under fire from a Belgium-based lobby group Seas at Risk

IEA says efficiencies could drive shipping's decarbonisation

Alternative fuels, especially ammonia, will also play a crucial role but energy efficiency could be the biggest factor

Ships will be fined for non-compliance with IMO 2020

Although the amount of the penalty has not been decided yet, and depends on each port state, those responsible for ships will be liable for any non-compliance with the IMO rules no matter who is to blame

France urges EU tax on ship fuel

France wants the European Union to work on creating a tax on aircraft and ship fuels as part of a push to rein in carbon emissions

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The Shipping Podcast

Podcast Company News

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Asia’s trade outlook

The Podcast comes from Singapore this week, where Lloyd’s List hosted the Asia Trade Outlook Forum, casting a critical eye over the market trends shaping shipping business decisions in the next 12 months. Joining Lloyd’s List Editor Richard Meade to discuss the key takeaways from the forum are the Asia editorial team: Cichen Shen, Vincent Wee, Hwee Hwee Tan and Inderpreet Walia.

Baker, Nightingale, Clayton, Bakhsh
The Lloyd's List Podcast: Containers, shipmanagement and the casualty code

In this week’s review of the stories shaping shipping, our containers kingpins James Baker and Linton Nightingale discuss the peak season that never was and why flexibility trumps size, our chief correspondent Richard Clayton offers up the key lessons he’s learned from talking to the leading shipmanagment executives and Nidaa Bakhsh explains why governments are considering their options when it comes to casualty reporting

Charles Maltby of Epic gas
The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Everything you always wanted to know about LPG (but were afraid to ask)

This week we’re taking a deep dive into the too often overlooked LPG sector with Epic Gas chief executive Charles Maltby. While the headlines have favoured their certainly cooler, arguably sexier cousins in LNG, we think it’s time everyone started paying attention to the cheaper, more agile and profitable pressurised market

Tristan Smith and Bryony Worthington
The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Shipping's moonshot — zero-emission vessels by 2030

Shipping’s first major far-reaching moonshot initiative is here. The Getting to Zero coalition has set its eyes on delivering commercially viable zero-emission vessels by 2030. On the podcast this week to explain what the coalition is all about are the Environmental Defense Fund’s Baroness Bryony Worthington and Tristan Smith from the University College London Energy Institute and University Maritime Advisory Services

Webinars

The Intelligence

“I fear anarchy on the oceans”

Theodore Veniamis on 2020

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Theodore Veniamis, president, Union of Greek Shipowners
Veniamis: ‘It’s not too late to avoid anarchy on the oceans’

Others need to speak up on a ‘potentially catastrophic’ implementation of sulphur cap, says Greek shipowners’ leader

Hellenic Bank
Cypriot banks aiming to run a tight ship

Several banks in Greece and Cyprus are comfortable with the main three ‘liquid’ markets — bulk carriers, tankers and containerships —  meaning that assets can be sold without too much trouble if the loan goes wrong. Niche markets, such as car carriers, cement carriers or offshore, are avoided

Natasa Pilides, Cyprus deputy minister of shipping
‘We must continue to evolve’

The maritime administration has been restructured; an intense promotional programme is supporting an overhauled Cyprus maritime brand; and online services have been launched that include electronic verification of registry certificates, an online seafarer’s certificate, the digitalisation of records and automating ship registration

Polys Hajioannou
Safe pair of hands, safe pair of offices

Among the company’s most interesting recent moves was establishment of Safe Bulkers Management in Limassol in 2015

 

 

 

Lloyd's List Containers

Xu Lirong Steering China’s shipping giant

 

 

Containers magazine HP stream Company News

On the bridge
Shipmanagers are uniquely placed to speak for the industry

Managers focused on quality and safety face even greater challenges than defending their reputation, including the lack of co-ordination within the marine equipment sector, and the reluctance of equipment manufacturers to work alongside the shipping sector

Call for better boxship fire prevention

Insurers want the IMO to address insufficient detection and firefighting systems on ever-larger containerships

Digital world
All-Greek merger to develop green digital solutions for shipping

Environmental engineering group and smart shipping innovator join forces, saying they aim to speed up development of green digital solutions for the industry

MSC rules out using northern sea route

Industry focus should be on limiting emissions and protecting the environment, says Diego Aponte

 

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