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International Group cuts reinsurance rates

IG says move made possible by loss experience that remains acceptable to reinsurers, continuing surplus market capacity, consistently positive financial development of captive Hydra, and effective use of multi-year private placements

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Daily Briefing December 18 2018

Long Beach terminal attracts more than 50 potential bidders | DP World unveils ‘revolutionary’ box storage system | Moby-CIN reverse merger plan challenged by creditors | China’s move on US soyabeans is a relief for dry bulk market 

Daily Briefing

Latest Articles

Petronas signs 20-year deal to buy Sabine Pass LNG
Dunkirk Port offers 24/7 customs clearance
International Group cuts reinsurance rates
Ship Finance agrees lease deal for three boxships
Shipping is facing safety challenges
East-west box demand growth to slow next year
Strack takes control at Zeaborn after Aden departs
MOL and Uniper to collaborate on first FSRU project for Germany
MSI sees ‘renewed upside’ for box charter market in 2019
Ardmore Shipping names McWilliams as chairman
The Alliance announces network shake-up
BIMCO issues warning on boxship fleet growth
Russian cargoship runs aground off Cornwall
Diamond Tankers goes into liquidation
Rising Asian coal use forecast to offset declines in Europe and North America
Panama Canal widening creates opportunities for Port Tampa Bay
Opec cuts to hurt VLCC tonnage demand
Seaspan linked to Long Beach Container Terminal bid
Mercuria raises bid for Aegean
TMS Cardiff Gas agrees LNG carrier newbuildings at Samsung and Hyundai
ITIC warns on fraudulent diversion of funds
Moby-CIN reverse merger plan challenged by creditors
LNG orderbook nearly satisfies 2022 volumes
East-West ocean freight contract rates down 7%
Golar to build second FLNG
The Lloyd’s List Podcast Live: 2019 Outlook Business Briefing 

This week’s podcast offers a short taster of our live 2019 Outlook Business Briefing that we held in London on December 11th. Lloyd’s List editor Richard Meade is joined on stage by six of the sharpest shipping minds in the business to discuss the key challenges and opportunities that shipping will face over the next 18 months.
 

Calm before the storm

Helen Kelly

 

Green regulation has pushed everything else off the agenda for 2019 as the maritime industry stares down the barrel of the IMO's low-sulphur cap

How we make the Lloyd's List Top 100

Helen Kelly

 

Snapshot of global influencers creates debate and helps set the scene for the year to come

Interactive rankings

 


View the interactive grid setting out the risers and fallers across the most influential people in the shipping industry

 

 



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Why benchmarking success in shipping is necessary

Awards that recognise genuine innovation and advancement are more than just a celebration of individual success — they set a benchmark the wider industry can aspire to

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maersk throws down the gauntlet on emissions

Maersk’s commitment to carbon neutrality by 2050 deserves applause and adds pressure to the industry and regulators to keep up

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Viewpoint: The secret highway

Improvements in technology in both the ports and ships involved in shortsea shipping now make it a viable alternative for the UK to the chaos we see at Dover 



 

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Is shipping getting a good Brexit deal?

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Webinars

Webinar: Future fuels

The Future fuels webinar, discover the 'big unknows' around the sulphur cap and how to avoid future fuel risk.

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Webinar: The future of ship management

However, the past decade has probably seen the greatest challenges, and the next decade will test ship managers more than ever.
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Making complex issues simple

Focusing on what matters to the market, understanding the forces that are shaping the industry

 

Fuels

Hot topic Fuels Company News

Exmar sells FSRU business to Excelerate
MOL and Uniper to collaborate on first FSRU project for Germany

The two parties also signed a 20-year LNG transportation deal that will boost Uniper’s capacity

Rising Asian coal use forecast to offset declines in Europe and North America

India has the highest usage of any country on earth, but coal in China accounts for 14% of global primary energy

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Mercuria raises bid for Aegean

The new agreement will avoid costly litigation, according to the filing

LNG orderbook nearly satisfies 2022 volumes

Wells Fargo warns that there could be an ‘air pocket’ in LNG rates in 2021 and 2022

 

Sanctions

Hot Topic one stream Company News

Iran threatens to shut the Strait of Hormuz

Iranian President has also pledged that the United States would not be able to prevent Iran from exporting its crude

US indicts two Iranians for cyber attacks on national infrastructure

Faramarz Shahi Savandi and Mohammad Mehdi Shah Mansouri allegedly launched cyber attacks using malware known as SamSam to lock data on computers, then demanded payment in bitcoin to unlock the data

US warns shipping industry over Iran sanctions busting

The US is to freeze the assets of at least two senior officials of the Central Bank of Iran in connection with `millions of barrels’ of Iranian oil which have been shipped to Syria on vessels that had switched off their identification systems to avoid detection

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Legal Focus: Insured’s claim not Trumped by reinstatement of Iranian sanctions
In the week the wind-down period to prepare for the reimposition of US sanctions against Iran ended, the UK Commercial Court hands down a significant judgment

 

Cyber

Market Commentary

Safety at sea is still a risk for shipping industry
US indicts two Iranians for cyber attacks on national infrastructure

The Intelligence

Cyber risk:

Time to exit sleep mode

The Intelligence HP Stream Company News

2020 sulphur cap enters final stretch

The next few months could prove to be the most consequential for the sulphur cap’s implementation

Mark Milford, vice-president of cyber security at Wärtsilä
Learn from the past, then adapt to the future

The International Maritime Cyber Centre of Excellence in Singapore is envisaged to be a cyber service solution for the shipping industry

Needed: Innovation for cyber risk cover

Lack of claims data makes pricing difficult, while marine insurers debate the pros and cons of institute cyber attack exclusion clause 380

Maritime wakes up to cyber security threat

A study published by the GMF, Marsh and IUMI concluded cyber attacks and data theft remain as maritime’s Achilles’ heel

 

 

Lloyd's List Containers

The Pacific paradox

Is the trade war finally about to hit transpacific carriers?

 

Containers magazine HP stream Company News

John Fredriksen, Fredriksen Group
Ship Finance agrees lease deal for three boxships

The diverse fleet owner has amassed almost $700m in lease financing in just over a month

Felixstowe
East-west box demand growth to slow next year

Post-peak slowdown expected after pre-tariff boom sucks cargo out of the market

Strack takes control at Zeaborn after Aden departs

Having consolidated the shipmanagement activities formerly owned by either side of the Rickmers family, Zeaborn is now placing management in the hands of Holger Stack

MSI sees ‘renewed upside’ for box charter market in 2019

MSI says a steady flow of returning tonnage from charter expiries will also keep a lid on charter rates in early 2019

Back on track

Linton Nightingale

 

Strong growth returns to the upper echelons of the container port premier league, with China leading the way

Port data

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The figures behind the rankings. Compare and contrast different ports across multiple years

Interactive rankings

 

View the interactive grid setting out the risers and fallers across the one hundred ports

 

 



 

 

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