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Dry bulk optimism likely to sail on into next year

The dry bulk market is nowhere close to a theoretical ceiling and could easily quadruple from current levels without destroying demand, according to Stifel research, which expects demand for dry bulk ships to rise by 5% this year and continue next year

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Daily Briefing May 11 2021

Free to read: Aponte and Idan Ofer ink landmark deal for LNG-fuelled boxships | Pipeline cyber attack triggers transatlantic tanker boost | Suez Canal Authority cuts Ever Given compensation demand

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Off-peak LNG stages dramatic comeback

Gas trading platform data showed prices more than tripled year on year to reach their highest average in April since 2014

International Tankers and Gas

BP recognises US oil group’s climate policy change

BP cites three main areas of improvements in American Petroleum Institute’s climate policy — regulating methane emissions, supporting carbon pricing and improving transparency

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Dry bulk optimism likely to sail on into next year

The dry bulk market is nowhere close to a theoretical ceiling and could easily quadruple from current levels without destroying demand, according to Stifel research, which expects demand for dry bulk ships to rise by 5% this year and continue next year

China Australia

Trade spat threatens Australia-China gas shipments

Australia is the biggest supplier of LNG to China, accounting for 45% or imports last year, Lloyd’s List Intelligence data shows

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High iron ore price halts capesize retreat

The average weighted capesize time-charter gained 2% to $42,370 per day at the close on the Baltic Exchange

Dry Bulk Political and Trade

Global box volumes heavily dependent on US demand

Surging demand in North America is distorting global container demand growth figures. US exports have also faltered as supply chain disruptions hit Asia-US backhaul

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The Lloyd’s List podcast: Is shipping about to be hit by a global crew shortage?

The crewing crisis never went away, the industry just worked around the problems, but with India now engulfed with a new coronavirus strain, Myanmar seafarers locked out due to sanctions at home and existing logjams getting worse, there is a very real possibility that shipping has a global crew shortage coming in the post. Joining the podcast this week to discuss the current crew changeover constraints and looming disaster scenarios is the International Chamber of Shipping secretary general, Guy Platten

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Special Report: China

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.

Why the China-US tariff war still matters for shipping

Rather than creating room for repairing the bilateral relationships, the withdrawal of the US tariffs on China could be a portent of even worse clashes between the two superpowers, such as sanctions to be imposed on each other

Data utility aspiration for liner shipping

GSBN designers from Hapag-Lloyd have also explained reasons why the German carrier joined the blockchain-based shipping platform as a founding member

China’s gas drive fuels LNG innovations

The race is now on to develop the most cost-effective means of shipping and storing LNG in smaller volumes

China looks to Iran for secure oil supply

It’s still far from a done deal. Yet if it does come off, it will mark a decent boost to tonne-mile demand for tanker operators in a political position to accept the stems. That won’t be most

 

 

 

 

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Guy Platten
The Lloyd’s List podcast: Is shipping about to be hit by a global crew shortage?

The crewing crisis never went away, the industry just worked around the problems, but with India now engulfed with a new coronavirus strain, Myanmar seafarers locked out due to sanctions at home and existing logjams getting worse, there is a very real possibility that shipping has a global crew shortage coming in the post. Joining the podcast this week to discuss the current crew changeover constraints and looming disaster scenarios is the International Chamber of Shipping secretary general, Guy Platten

Jonathan Humm, left, and Stephen Hawke
The Lloyd’s List Podcast: How will the Suez blockage impact marine insurance?

Lloyd’s List is teaming up with its sister publication Insurance Day this week for our first joint edition of the Podcast looking at the insurance implications and scenarios in the wake of the Ever Given casualty in the Suez Canal. Jonathan Humm, who leads the marine hull team at Aegis London, and Stephen Hawke, managing director of PL Ferrari, the P&I specialist broker, join the discussions this week as we examine the marine insurance fallout from shipping biggest traffic jam

Erik Hanell
The Lloyd’s List Podcast: It’s not easy (or cheap) being green

Governments and industry are jostling for position this week in the run up to a series of important decarbonisations meetings where shipping will be called to account, and likely a target. But amid the greenwashing and spin, companies are having to take real risks, incur some serious costs and make decisions based on few certainties. Joining the podcast this week is Stena chief executive Erik Hånell who talks us through the reality of what it takes to make a green stand and plan a pathway to 2050 without knowing enough about the detail of how to get there

John Angelicoussis
The Lloyd's List Podcast: John Angelicoussis - the shipowner's shipowner

In a special edition of the Lloyd’s List Podcast we discuss the legacy that legendary shipowner John Angelicoussis leaves the maritime industry. Our Greece correspondent Nigel Lowry and Citi chairman of Global Shipping, Logistics and Offshore Michael Parker discuss what made him so significant, and what his death means both for the business he leaves behind and the wider industry

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