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Don’t compromise safety for sake of formal compliance, Greeks warn IMO

In new salvo ahead of MEPC 73, Theodore Veniamis draws attention to tramp shipping’s ‘itinerant’ nature, increasing its exposure to untested and risky fuel blends post-2020

International Europe

Daily Briefing October 19 2018

Don’t compromise safety for sake of formal compliance, Greeks warn IMO | BIMCO president blasts ill-judged regulations | Yard Talk: State advances, private sector retreats | Exclusive interview with Alexander Panagopulos 

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Don’t compromise safety for sake of formal compliance, Greeks warn IMO
Yard Talk | State advances, private sector retreats
South Asia claims 70% of scrapping market in the third quarter
JP Morgan sees dry bulk peak in 2020
Boxship time charters to soften through fourth quarter
Last Word: Giving voice to the voiceless
China’s export growth ‘not sustainable’
Viewpoint: Scrubbing up nicely
Sompo's James Hyett joins cargo underwriting team at Aegis
Fincantieri wins new $2.3bn vessels order from MSC
BPA chairman Alec Don steps down
Benchmark transpacific freight rate at year-high
BIMCO president blasts ill-judged regulations
With a quick resolution unlikely, trade disputes may become trade blocs
Marshall Islands joins call for greenhouse gas emission cuts by 2023
Europe's shipping agencies say Brexit must minimise port disruption
Drewry launches sulphur cap cost calculator for shippers
Front-loading boon for transpacific box trade
Average loan-to-value on Italian bulkers said to be near 200%
CMA CGM raises stake in CEVA after logistics group rejected DSV bid
Dynagas raises $55m in share offering
Tankers at mercy of replacement barrels from lower Iranian oil exports
BHP iron ore production up 8% on strong Chinese demand
Maersk sells container terminal in Turkey
Between the Lines: Liner connectivity increases

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: Tariffs, box woes and the big bunker question

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: 2020 vision

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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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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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Fuels

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The Interview: Alexander Panagopulos
Innovation is in shipping veteran's genes, with his latest project developing vessels that make LNG credible as a fuel for tramp dry bulk and tanker shipping
BIMCO president Anastasios Papagiannopoulos
BIMCO president blasts ill-judged regulations

Anastasios Papagiannopoulos had ballast water management and the 2020 sulphur cap in mind as he complains that the debate on making shipping greener has been hijacked by opportunists, environmentalists and media

Shipping must focus on the value of investment rather than cost

A Lloyd’s List Round table discussion exploring the total cost of vessel operations concluded that less emphasis should be placed on quantifiable expense and more on harder-to-quantify value

Emissions from ship funnel
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

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?

International IMO Bunkers

 

Sanctions

Hot Topic one stream Company News

Bulker loading soyabean
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

 

Cyber

Market Commentary

The Interview: Alexander Panagopulos
Don’t compromise safety for sake of formal compliance, Greeks warn IMO
Yard Talk | State advances, private sector retreats

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

Jiangsu Yangzijiang Shipbuilding
Yard Talk | State advances, private sector retreats

Its recent partnership with Mitsui to build large LNG carriers is an opportunity for Yangzijiang to once again demonstrate that it can do a better job than its state-owned peers

China Navigation Coral Chief services Pacific islands
Boxship time charters to soften through fourth quarter

Despite higher rates, low utilisation will keep time-charter rates subdued for the remainder of 2018

Shanghai container port
China’s export growth ‘not sustainable’

An uptick in exports from China to the US ahead of the imposition of further tariffs looks likely to be short-lived

Drydocks World Dubai
Viewpoint: Scrubbing up nicely

BIMCO, along with paint and coating manufacturers, ship operators and companies engaged in hull cleaning hope that by the autumn of 2019 a standard for the underwater cleaning of ships’ hulls that is safe, efficient and environmentally sustainable will be in place

 

 

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

27 November 2018, Palazzo Versace Hotel, Dubai

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Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards

7 December 2018, Athenaeum InterContinental, Athens

The Greek Shipping Awards return for 15th anniversary, to recognise many different types of achievement across the maritime industry.

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Lloyd's List Global Awards

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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