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German shipping woes make borrowing harder, Greek owner says

John Lyras launches strong defence of proprietary shipping companies and argues European financiers now have little understanding of how to lend to family-run shipping companies

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Daily Briefing October 16 2018

German shipping woes make borrowing harder | OOCL to introduce bunker recovery charge | US and Canada urged to update ocean shipping competition rules | Box carrier capacity cuts drive spot rate rises 

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South Korea to buy $709m HMM bonds
Rio Tinto's third quarter iron ore shipments slip 5%
Port of Los Angeles sees record September throughput of over 800,000 teu
2019 will be the busiest year for LNG investment ever
Scorpio will outfit "substantially all" vessels with scrubbers
German shipping woes make borrowing harder, Greek owner says
Vale produces record 105m tonnes of iron ore in third quarter
MOL launches vessel data collection to boost performance
Piracy and sea crime in Asia hit a 10-year low
Box carrier capacity cuts driving spot rate rises
MSI expects upside to tanker markets
Singapore MPA appoints new chief executive
Cyprus Sea Lines linked to two NYK boxships
Mortensen quits BW LPG’s board
Panama Canal expansion starts to pay dividends
More large tanker scrappings ahead, says VesselsValue
MSC to equip up to 50,000 boxes with trackers
H-Line orders two gas-fuelled capesizes at Hyundai Samho
OOCL to introduce bunker recovery charge
US and Canada urged to update ocean shipping competition rules
The Interview: Albert Hoek
Windship turns to sail for carbon reductions
The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Trade outlook and shipping’s decaf dilemma
Asia-US west coast spot rates at five-year high
Charles Taylor will combine Strike Club and Standard Club

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Trade outlook and shipping’s decaf dilemma

Joining Lloyd’s List Editor Richard Meade on the podcast this week is former Affinity Research, now independent shipping consultant, Mark Williams. The two of them talk trade outlook, Chinese-fuelled optimism and why 2020 is much like ordering a decaf macchiato



Back on track

Linton Nightingale

 

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

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Trade outlook and shipping’s decaf dilemma

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Tariffs, box woes and the big bunker question

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: 2020 vision

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Fuels

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US may benefit most from 2020 rules

Trading houses expect to cash in from the chaos and disruption as the sulphur cap takes effect in January 2020

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HFO ban would cost Arctic cruise passengers ‘a glass of wine’

New study comes ahead of regulators resuming negotiations on the fate of HFO in the Arctic at the IMO’s 73rd Marine Environment Protection Committee

liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier
Shipping receives boost from new gas projects

Japan’s LNG consumer Jera is looking into floating storage to weather fluctuations in price

 

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Dry bulkers see no effective fleet growth in 2019

Dry bulkers expect high rates for many years

Shipping’s biggest challenge is a shift in mindset, not fuel

Shipping is an industry of regulatory laggards, where first-mover advantage is routinely proved to be a costly and naïve myth. Will a ‘wait and see’ attitude to the immediate question of 2020 compliance mean the woolly aspirations of 2050’s 50% cut in carbon becomes someone else’s can to kick down the road?

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Sanctions

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Iran becomes top buyer of US soyabeans

As the Sino-American trade war escalated, Chinese farmers have said they are reducing the soyabean content in the feed for their nation’s pig herd — the world’s largest

Nicolas Sartini
APL’s Sartini confronts the Pacific paradox

Next year’s contracting season will be a testing time for carriers with no compromise on surcharges, says APL’s Nicolas Sartini

India opts to buy Iranian crude despite US sanctions

New Delhi and Tehran have reportedly discussed using Indian rupees rather than US dollars for purchases

IRISL container MIA
Reach Shipping takes on IRISL newbuilds

Reach Shipping Lines inaugural sailing was made by Tenreach, formerly Rayen, embarking the Chinese port of Qingdao last week

 

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Market Commentary

South Korea to buy $709m HMM bonds
Rio Tinto's third quarter iron ore shipments slip 5%
Port of Los Angeles sees record September throughput of over 800,000 teu

The Intelligence

Shipmanagement:

Is size the key to survival?

The Intelligence HP Stream Company News

Fortress Greece prides itself on self sufficiency

The Marine Technical Managers Association marks its 20th anniversary this year

‘Middlemen’ shipmanagers brought in for regulatory compliance

Wilhelmsen Ship Management and Interorient open up on their approach to the sulphur cap and the future of data

Containers at a port
Size means little without outstanding customer service, say shipmanagement giants

Columbia’s O’Neil favours economies of scale, while Anglo Eastern’s Cremers underplays its importance, and Fleet Management’s Rajvanshy warns of disruption from potential corporate culture clash

On the bridge
Viewpoint: Hard to be the ideal husband

An increasing problem faced by many shipmanagers is a shortage in technical superintendents and fleet managers, people who need to be technically qualified and experienced in technical operations

 

 

Lloyd's List Containers

Summer forecast: 

Calm seas or doldrums?

 

Containers magazine HP stream Company News

Hyundai Merchant Marine containership
South Korea to buy $709m HMM bonds

Move comes after HMM signed newbuilding contracts last month for 20 large containerships with three South Korean builders

Los Angeles port main channel
Port of Los Angeles sees record September throughput of over 800,000 teu
POLA sees strong September, and is on track to handle its second-highest annual number of imported containers on record by year-end
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MOL launches vessel data collection to boost performance

The container carrier is partnering with Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding and Weathernews to develop condition based maintenance applications

CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin at Los Angeles
Box carrier capacity cuts driving spot rate rises

Carriers blank record number of sailings on transpacific trade lane in third quarter in effort to keep spot rates afloat

 

 

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

27 November 2018, Palazzo Versace Hotel, Dubai

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7 December 2018, Athenaeum InterContinental, Athens

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Save the date: 11 December 2018

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