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Shipping's ‘big three’ account for almost 80% of CO2 emissions

IMO data for 2019 shows that the bigger ships in the global fleet emitted more than 600m tonnes of CO2. Containers, bulkers and tankers made up the vast majority of both global emissions and voyages

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Daily Briefing March 5 2021

Free to read: Iran tanker oil spill in Israeli waters ‘deliberate’ | Israel faces compensation cap on ‘terrorist’ oil spill | Shipping faces ‘sustained tempo’ of threat in Middle East

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Digitalising shipping: What’s the hold-up?

Few doubt digital technology will change the industry, but there are more pragmatic questions now being asked by company boards looking at shipping’s woeful track record in yielding a return on invested capital. The latest Lloyd’s List live event gathers industry leaders to discuss a more hard-headed approach to the digital revolution

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Middle East rivalries must come second to oil spill response

Help Lebanon surmount immediate crisis, establish the facts, then seek redress through the Civil Liability Convention. Most of all, prefer remedy through international law to more precipitate means

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Shipping's ‘big three’ account for almost 80% of CO2 emissions

IMO data for 2019 shows that the bigger ships in the global fleet emitted more than 600m tonnes of CO2. Containers, bulkers and tankers made up the vast majority of both global emissions and voyages

IMO Environment

The week in charts: Tanker earnings conundrum | China front and centre of global supply chains | Unrelenting box rates

A downtrodden tanker market could come under renewed pressure once US sanctions on Iran’s oil and shipping sector are lifted, while China container exports are on track to bounce back to pre-pandemic levels to ensure it holds on to to its ‘factory of the world’ crown

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A binding commitment

The pandemic has shown the weakness of box shipping’s laissez-faire relationship with contracts. Now both carriers and shippers can see the benefits of mutually assured commitments

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Chinese New Year fails to deliver rate respite

Spot rate resilience over the Chinese New Year indicates that factors propping up prices have still to be alleviated. Cargo backlogs, port congestion, equipment shortages and sustained high volumes mean shippers are still being charged premiums on the trunk trades

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: The case for ammonia as shipping’s fuel of the future

As part of our continuing quest to assess the options for shipping’s carbon-free future we’re looking at the case for ammonia this week. Joining our sustainability editor Anastassios Adamopoulos to discuss why NH3 should be at the heart of any shipowner’s strategy is Milton Bevington and Stephen Crolius of Carbon Neutral Consulting

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Special Report: Transparency in shipping

Lloyd’s List special reports take a deep dive into the issues that matter. With in-depth reporting from our team of experts from across the globe offering an insight into the opportunities and threats driving the industry agenda. Subscribers can access and download the latest report by clicking here.

Shipping’s transparency revolution

Global trade efficiency relies on it, shipping’s decarbonisation transition demands it and both financial and security regulators are monitoring it — the maritime sector’s future is focused on issues of transparency at every level

Ask the Analyst: The data sharing paradox

The key to unlocking the maritime transparency treasure chest is access to comprehensive data. What do you do if parts of the data key are removed or locked away?

Transparency vital for charterers’ low-carbon shift

The drive towards transparency of emissions data from shipowners is a journey that still has a long way to go before it becomes a reality. The Sea Cargo Charter is a start, but just 19 companies have signed up so far

From scrapping to sanctions-busting

Vintage tankers sold to cash buyers for scrap are reborn in sanctioned trades, shipping Iranian crude to China via a network of subterfuge tankers

 




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Milton Bevington, left, and Stephen Crolius
The Lloyd’s List Podcast: The case for ammonia as shipping’s fuel of the future

As part of our continuing quest to assess the options for shipping’s carbon-free future we’re looking at the case for ammonia this week. Joining our sustainability editor Anastassios Adamopoulos to discuss why NH3 should be at the heart of any shipowner’s strategy is Milton Bevington and Stephen Crolius of Carbon Neutral Consulting

From left: Stephen Hawke of PIFerrari; Gregory Thomas of Skuld; Bjornar Andresen of Gard; David Mahoney of Aon Risk Solutions
The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Everything you always wanted to know about P&I, but were afraid to ask

Ahead of the P&I renewals deadline we have been speaking to both sides of the annual battle. Clubs are seeking sharp increases in prices, while shipowners are trying their best not to end up paying more, sending their insurance brokers into bat to keep those rate hikes down. So who’s winning? This week we talk to: David Mahoney of Aon, Stephen Hawke of Ferrari, Gard’s chief underwriting officer Bjornar Andresen and Skuld’s executive vice-president Gregory Thomas.

Mark Williams of Shipping Strategy
The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Why Africa should be higher up shipping’s investment agenda

The potential of Africa’s booming demographics are clear, but shipping has focused more on the risk than the rewards in recent years. That could be about to change with the US is increasingly looking like it wants to pivot to Africa and significant developments across several countries warranting a more optimistic looking at the near-term growth opportunities for maritime trade. Podcast regular Mark Williams, managing director of Shipping Strategy joins Lloyd’s List Editor Richard Meade this week to discuss the opportunities.

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Is the crewing crisis getting worse?

Despite significant efforts by international organisations, unions, companies and some governments to sort the crewing crisis, we are now starting to see the situation getting worse as governments bring in more travel bans in response to the new strains of coronavirus. On the podcast this week to discuss the implications is Graham Westgarth, chairman of V.Group, who warns that the crewing crisis yet to emerge will be when seafarers decide not to return to work

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