Lloyd's List is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call UK support at +44 (0)20 3377 3996 / APAC support at +65 6508 2430

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

Top Stories

The Lloyd's List Podcast: Piracy in a time of coronavirus

West African pirates clearly didn’t get the memo on social distancing. Undeterred by the global coronavirus pandemic, piracy is still rife and insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea in particular continues to blight the lives of seafarers working in the region. As the industry seeks to strength security measures with the latest publication of ‘Best Management Practice’ focused on the Gulf of Guinea hot-spot, the Podcast this week explores how seafarers are having to deal with yet another layer of risk. Joining the podcast this week we have Bimco’s head of safety and security Jakob Larsen and Stephen Askins, Partner at Tatham & Co - Maritime Solicitors

Coronavirus Piracy and Security

Daily Briefing April 3 2020

Free to read: Bahri brings in more VLCCs as Saudi oil cargoes head out | Capacity crunch risks return of rolling and no-shows | China issues crew change guidance amid port resistance | Scrubber cheerleader Scorpio postpones retrofits where possible

Daily Briefing

Latest Articles

 

 

Analysis and Comment

The week in charts: More blank sailings, China shows early signs of recovery

There was a considerable jump in the number of blank sailings announced on deepsea trades this week, while the Baltic Capesize Index moved into positive territory for the first time since late January

The Lloyd's List Podcast: Piracy in a time of coronavirus

West African pirates clearly didn’t get the memo on social distancing. Undeterred by the global coronavirus pandemic, piracy is still rife and insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea in particular continues to blight the lives of seafarers working in the region. As the industry seeks to strength security measures with the latest publication of ‘Best Management Practice’ focused on the Gulf of Guinea hot-spot, the Podcast this week explores how seafarers are having to deal with yet another layer of risk. Joining the podcast this week we have Bimco’s head of safety and security Jakob Larsen and Stephen Askins, Partner at Tatham & Co - Maritime Solicitors

Register now for the Lloyd’s List Future Fuels Webinar

Join shipping and bunker industry experts to discuss how the sector will fuel its future and what businesses can do to mitigate risk and transition effectively.

Seafaring should be considered an essential service

The UK is one exception to have moved to categorise seafaring as an essential service, which goes to promoting seafarer welfare in trying times such as the current coronavirus outbreak

Cargo owners warned of ocean freight disruptions

Capacity management will be critical for carriers, but will disrupt their customers

What if coronavirus teaches us to consume less?

In the discussion about cutting emissions by 50%, no one wants to discuss the benefits of a post-coronavirus world simply reducing consumption. Perhaps it’s a risk shipping doesn’t want to face

See All

 

 


 

From the home front: How one shipping leader is adapting to the new normal

There was plenty of scepticism among suppliers, clients and even staff initially about whether Wrist’s rapid and robust response to coronavirus was too extreme, but no one is grumbling any more as they recognise that seafarers are key workers who must receive the provisions they need in order to ensure that global supply chains remain intact 

International Denmark United Kingdom

 

 


The Lloyd's List Magazine

Shipping in the crosshairs of EU emissions strategy

 

Magazine Company News

Update: Lloyd’s List magazine

The Lloyd’s List magazine will be distributed digitally for the next three months

Ursula von der Leyen, president, European Commission
Shipping in the crosshairs of the EU emission strategy

Controls on carbon emissions are likely to extend beyond European shipping companies, EU-flagged vessels and intra-EU voyages

Ask the Analyst: Market shockwaves

Fluctuations in bunker prices can be the make or break of a shipping company or refinery’s operating profit — and, ultimately, viability

Daniel Maffei, FMC Commissioner
New regulations widen powers of FMC

A year after its introduction, the latest update to US shipping law can be seen as a vote of confidence in the Federal Maritime Commission

 

 

 

The Lloyd's List Podcast

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Piracy in a time of Coronavirus

West African pirates clearly didn’t get the memo on social distancing. Undeterred by the global coronavirus pandemic, piracy is still rife and insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea in particular continues to blight the lives of seafarers working in the region. As the industry seeks to strength security measures with the latest publication of ‘Best Management Practice’ focused on the Gulf of Guinea hot-spot, the Podcast this week explores how seafarers are having to deal with yet another layer of risk. Joining the podcast this week we have Bimco’s head of safety and security Jakob Larsen and Stephen Askins, Partner at Tatham & Co - Maritime Solicitors

 

 

 

 

Special Reports

Crew training

Lloyd’s List takes a deep dive into shipping’s endeavours to retain and attract the next generation of maritime personal on board and ashore

One Hundred People 2019

Lloyd’s List annual ranking of the most influential people in the shipping industry

Outlook 2020

Lloyd’s List gives a crystal ball look into what the year has in store for shipping

 

Audio

The Shipping Podcast

Podcast Company News

The Lloyd's List Podcast: Piracy in a time of coronavirus

West African pirates clearly didn’t get the memo on social distancing. Undeterred by the global coronavirus pandemic, piracy is still rife and insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea in particular continues to blight the lives of seafarers working in the region. As the industry seeks to strength security measures with the latest publication of ‘Best Management Practice’ focused on the Gulf of Guinea hot-spot, the Podcast this week explores how seafarers are having to deal with yet another layer of risk. Joining the podcast this week we have Bimco’s head of safety and security Jakob Larsen and Stephen Askins, Partner at Tatham & Co - Maritime Solicitors

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Seafarers are not the problem — they’re part of the solution

The coronavirus pandemic has left seafarers around the world in a precarious position, but as the focus shifts to European government responses the industry is pulling together to ensure that shipping, and seafarers, can keep world trade afloat. This week’s edition discusses concerns facing crew amid the Covid-19 restrictions and features maritime trade union Nautilus’ general secretary Mark Dickinson

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Getting ready for the awards

In this special episode of the Lloyd’s List Shipping Podcast, Editor Richard Meade discusses the forthcoming Lloyd’s List Awards series, answering many of the questions that come up as companies and individuals are preparing their submissions, and setting listeners on the path to success with some sound advice

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Tankers, toilet rolls and scuppered scrubber economics

Panic buying seems to be the trend of the moment, whether you’re stockpiling bathroom essentials amid coronavirus concerns, or making a grab for tanker tonnage amid an increasingly volatile oil price war — it’s all the same sentiment spooking markets. This week’s podcast looks behind the inflated earnings of VLCCs and then examines the impact of a plummeting oil price on marine fuel spread strategies and scrubber economics. If you’re trying to make sense of a crazy, confusing week in shipping, you’ve found the right podcast.

Webinars

Lloyd’s List Coronavirus Webinar — Listen on demand here

Lloyd’s List and Lloyd’s List Intelligence experts joined a special webinar examining the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the shipping sector and answered questions from a global industry audience. You can now access the webinar, featuring our data-led analysis of the key maritime markets, here

Coronavirus International Dry Bulk
UsernamePublicRestriction

Register