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Daily Briefing August 15 2018

Turkey will tough out the currency crisis, argues Robert Yildirim | China's record steel demand supporting cape rally | US box imports surge (but inbound logistics are hampering operations) | Expect lower earnings for most tanker trades in 2018

Daily Briefing

The Lloyd's List Shipping Podcast: Episode 14

In this week's podcast: DP World's pricey move into shipowning via Unifeeder | Watson Farley & Williams guide us through the regulatory minefield



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Currency turmoil points to summer of uncertainty for industry
Why there are Three Elements to maritime efficiency
Kenya seeks to bring shipping line back from the dead
Atlantic panamax rates shrug off Trump's trade war
US crude discharges in China despite tariff threats
Turner set to replace Berg as IUMI president
Yang Ming unveils feedership orders
Norden results weighed down by tankers
Thoresen Thai boosted by improving market
Hapag-Lloyd adds quote tool to digital service line-up
Epic Gas reduces losses in second quarter
McQuilling predicts lower earnings for most tanker trades in 2018
Heavyweights sign up to port technology alliance for the UK market
Intermodal issues compound tight inbound US ocean freight capacity
Turkish shipping will tough out currency storm like Greeks handled debt crisis, Robert Yildirim proclaims
NAT in wider losses amid low earnings and ship sales
Three missing after SCI tanker explosion
China’s record steel output supports cape rally
Concordia’s losses widen on continued weak tanker markets
HMM slides into deeper losses
Tough rate environment knocks RCL to loss
US container imports surge to record levels
Sluggish growth hits bottom line at HHLA
Pan Ocean net profit surges on improved dry bulker markets
Safe Bulkers buys Japanese-built capesize bargain
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The power of externalities

With strong supply-demand signals, external factors such as Washington’s policy preferences have become the strongest risks to shipping markets

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Expansion starts when merger completes

OOIL’s 1m teu fleet expansion plan may encourage investors, but the bigger question is how other large carriers would think and react to the move

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DP World ties up the links with Unifeeder acquisition

Moving from operating terminals into operating ships may raise eyebrows but DP World needs to find a way to diversify and make its offering more compelling to its customers 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mind in neutral

Is smart navigational equipment contributing to incidents of ships running aground or colliding as navigators simply lose concentration? 

Smart Shipping

The industry is on the cusp of a paradigm shift, with remarkable technologies converging on shipping.
Lloyd's List explores what this means and the impact for the wider market

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Shipping requires a new business model

Frank Coles, Transas leader at Wärtsilä Voyage Solutions, talks to the editor of Lloyd’s List

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Shipping failing to deal with threat of cyber crime

Law firm claims regulation needed to avoid digital breaches

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Smart shipping requires holistic thinking by smart people

Many inflated claims are being made about the technologies being proffered to the shipping industry as its future, but history shows us when significant new technologies become available, the transition takes time and companies must adapt to managing such innovation in the round

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: How to make money in boxes and how to avoid Iran sanctions risk

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Shipping debt, ransoms and making a ship one km in diameter

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Cyber rumbles, beans, gas and Trump

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Webinar: Autonomous shipping

Initial proposals for fully-autonomous shipping have reached the clear light of day: remotely-controlled merchant vessels will take longer to bring into operation than had been thought
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Webinar: Putting safety back where it belongs

Traditional attitudes to safety are to wait for an accident, then fix the problem. That’s no longer good enough. The industry is turning to a more proactive approach. Is this working?
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Hot Topics

Making complex issues simple

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

 

Sanctions

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P&I Clubs may seek exemption from EU blocking statute

Blocking regulation allows one EU entity to sue another for damages arising from compliance with US sanctions against Iran

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US sanctions squeeze Iranian logistics sector

Transformative investments now on hold as Iran falls under sanctions pressure again

EU flags in Brussels
Iran ‘blocking statute’ will mean little for shipping, experts warn

Tanker operators have window to continue lifting until November

Iran’s oil exports fall as US sanctions kick in

France, Italy and Greece cut buying despite Brussels seeking to use a blocking statute to mitigate the sanctions’ impact. Meanwhile Chinese and Indian purchases have increased

Cyber

Market Commentary

Cosco declares global networks ‘safe and stable’ after attack
Cosco cyber attack continues to affect American operations
Maersk Tankers makes digital shift with self-learning data

The Intelligence

Reduce reuse recycle

Crunch time for green ship scrapping

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Scrapping 2020?

Will there be a race to the scrap yards ahead of the 2020 low-sulphur fuel regulations?

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Wirana chief: EU regulation could force owners back to Asian beaches

With less than six months to go before EU ship recycling regulation comes into effect, there are only 21 compliant European shipyards, while all applications from non-EU shipyards are under review

Waiting for Europe to bite

Three ship recycling facilities in Europe say they have no current plans to expand

Is the pendulum swinging Hong Kong’s way?

India, Japan and Turkey prepare for ratification in a major boost for the convention

 

 

Lloyd's List Containers

Summer forecast: 

Calm seas or doldrums?

 

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Why there are Three Elements to maritime efficiency

Next generation technology will play an increasingly significant part in upgrading maritime efficiency. However, as the Lloyd's List SMM Business Briefing will reveal, technology can be even more effective when working alongside a better understanding of the regulatory environment, and the needs of tomorrow's seafarers and shore teams

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Kenya seeks to bring shipping line back from the dead

Plans afoot to revive Kenya National Shipping Line

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Yang Ming unveils feedership orders

Taiwanese carrier says the ships will be complied with the new international environmental regulations, including the 2020 sulphur cap

Hapag-Lloyd adds quote tool to digital service line-up

Direct bookings system seems to simplify shipper experience

 

 

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Lloyds List Asia Pacific Awards

27 September, 2018, Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore

The awards provide a unique opportunity to network whilst celebrating achievements & successes shaping the future of shipping.

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27 November, 2018, Palazzo Versace Hotel, Dubai

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Save the date: 11 December 2018

For the 21st year, the most influential awards in the maritime industry honour the best in shipping over the past year.

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