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The Interview: John Wobensmith

John Wobensmith, who has been chief executive of US-based dry bulk company Genco since early 2017, says the shipping industry needs to maintain focus on corporate governance in order to attract investors
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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Why the IEA is less concerned about 2020

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Daily Briefing February 22 2019

Maersk outlook points to volatile year ahead | The Interview: John Wobensmith | Viewpoint: Hunting Stellar Daisy | Contships buys seven more feeders

Daily Briefing

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Lobby group launches counter offensive in scrubber skirmish
StealthGas forms joint-venture for fleet growth
UAE insists Qatar trade ban stands
London Club joins 2019 renewal round winners
NYK calls on male staff to do more housework and childcare
Carnival unveils study on open-loop scrubber quality
The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Why the IEA is less concerned about 2020
Seaspan and HMM in exploratory talks about Long Beach terminal as buyers sought
MISC warns of tough year ahead on production cuts and geopolitical risks
China’s coal import restrictions might force a 3m-tonne drop in shipments
ILWU keeps up fight against automation in Port of Los Angeles
The Interview: John Wobensmith
Singapore terminal prepares to supply LNG bunker ships
Adnoc to add over 25 vessels in fleet expansion spree
China Merchants Energy Shipping eyes $600m private placement
GTT launches digital excellence hub in Singapore
Further casualties predicted in Lloyd’s marine crackdown as global rivals circle
Contships buys seven more feeders for about $44m
Teekay expects higher US crude exports to boost tanker demand
UK Club gains 5.4m gt in 2019 renewal round
MOL prepares LNG-fuelled tug for maiden operations in Osaka Bay
Wan Hai cancellation highlights caution in feeder market
Maersk outlook points to volatile year ahead
Freight bodies welcome post-Brexit security waiver
Viewpoint: Hunting Stellar Daisy

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Why the IEA is less concerned about 2020

Joining the Lloyd’s List Podcast this week is the International Energy Agency’s head of oil markets, Neil Atkinson. While 2020 still looks challenging, he thinks the situation is far more manageable for shipping and refineries than previous forecasts suggested. Looking ahead to the IP Week debates starting Monday, Neil talks to Lloyd’s List editor Richard Meade about the Opec outlooks, the oil price and why US exports could be the defining factor in future oil trade patterns

 

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Viewpoint: A flag for your convenience

Cost — above all — is what is driving how companies are making the decision upon which they pick a flag authority with whom to register their ship

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The strange death of shipping England

National resilience is not just military but civil, and Britain’s inability to guarantee sufficient ro-ro capacity following departure from the EU has left it found wanting. This should not be allowed to happen again

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blame today’s congestion on tomorrow’s tariffs

Today’s congestion is just an algorithmic function of tomorrow’s tariffs, but nobody knows what the future holds or what impact it will have  



 



 

 

 

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

 

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Fuels

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Sulphur cap regulation will increase P&I exposure
The risks associated with the abrupt transition to cleaner fuel regime could give rise to large P&I claims for wreck removal, pollution, crew and discretionary fines
Lobby group launches counter offensive in scrubber skirmish

Scrubber lobbying group the Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 wants to defend the reputation of open-loop scrubbers and protect investors’ interests

Ship funnel emission
Carnival unveils study on open-loop scrubber quality

An analysis carried out on behalf of the cruise giant found its wash-water discharges showed a better-than-average performance against four land-based standards

Bunkering
Singapore terminal prepares to supply LNG bunker ships

SLNG has modified an original plan for its terminal to accept much larger LNG carriers

 

Sanctions

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Sanctions on Venezuela start to bite

Shipowners are less exposed to sanctions if they are not dealing with PDVSA directly, but there can be operational and legal risks

Sanctioned Venezuelan crude starts flowing into US

Lloyd’s List has tracked at least $319m worth of Venezuelan crude cargoes currently heading to US-Gulf on five tankers, intensifying pressure on PDSVA

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Tankers stalling amid uncertainty over US sanctions on PDVSA

A number of tanker vessels appear to be stalling en route to and from Venezuela as US sanctions start to bite

Podast - Bakhsh, Osler, Adamopoulos
The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Disaster and political turmoil in South America

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Cyber

Market Commentary

Ports sector failing to take cyber security seriously
Viewpoint: Future imperfect
Safety at sea is still a risk for shipping industry

 

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Why the IEA is less concerned about 2020

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: The most influential person in shipping

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: IUMI leaders set out stall for 2019
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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Disaster and political turmoil in South America

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The Intelligence

Cyber risk:

Time to exit sleep mode

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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

2019

Troubled waters or calm seas? 

 

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Long Beach Container Terminal
Seaspan and HMM in exploratory talks about Long Beach terminal as buyers sought

The protracted US government shutdown may delay the timetable for selling the most sophisticated container terminal in the US because of the backlog of work for the committee that will ultimately approve the transaction

ILWU keeps up fight against automation in Port of Los Angeles

ILWU holds a rally to drum up support against automation and hints at escalating the issue to the political level

Contships buys seven more feeders for about $44m

Latest acquisitions include five from Hartmann group and two from ICL Holdings

Wan Hai cancellation highlights caution in feeder market

With a generally lacklustre market in 2018 weighing down corporate earnings, extra newbuildings could provide an unnecessary financial burden

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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Interactive rankings

 

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

 

 



 

 

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