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No need for alarm as container lines return to the shipyards

Several leading containership owners are in talks with Chinese and South Korean yards about newbuilding programmes for vessels of up to 23,000 teu, but with the orderbook so low, a fresh injection of capacity in a few years’ time should not destabilise the market

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Daily Briefing October 23 2020

Free to read: P&I pool claims hit record $300m at halfway mark | Australian state threatens to turn away vessels with infected crew | Filipino seafarers test positive for coronavirus in China | US to consider regional emissions regime for shipping

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The Lloyd's List Podcast: Where the Greeks lead, others follow

On the Lloyd’s List Podcast this week our Greece correspondent Nigel Lowry join editor Richard Meade to discuss how the Greek shipping sector is coping with Covid and dealing with decarbonisation as the industry prepares for a digital Posidonia week of forums

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Lloyd’s List launches Decarbonisation Survey in search of carbon clarity

The direction of travel for shipping’s decarbonation trajectory has been set for some time now, but the devil in the detail is yet to reveal itself. A new regular survey launch by Lloyd’s List, in association with Lloyd’s Register, aims to chart shifting industry sentiment towards alternative fuels, financing and investment

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The week in charts: Buoyant US container throughput; cargo insurance claims

US west coast ports saw an increase in container throughput last month, but there is a growing gap between imports and exports. Meanwhile, temperature-control incidents accounted for nearly a third of all cargo-related insurance claims in 2019, according to new research

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No need for alarm as container lines return to the shipyards

Several leading containership owners are in talks with Chinese and South Korean yards about newbuilding programmes for vessels of up to 23,000 teu, but with the orderbook so low, a fresh injection of capacity in a few years’ time should not destabilise the market

International Mediterranean Shipping Co

State aid for shipping nears $10bn during pandemic

Several shipping sectors have been bailed out with financial support during the health crisis, but with few terms attached, aid threatens to distort the market

International Containers

Eastern Pacific wins ethane carrier deal as US-China trades rise

Petroleum feedstock in demand for ethane-to-ethylene plants. Ethane exports have kept the lowest profile in the US shale oil evolution. The Eastern Pacific-owned ships linked to the deal will have dual-fuel ethane propulsion

International Tankers and Gas

The Lloyd's List Podcast: Where the Greeks lead, others follow

On the Lloyd’s List Podcast this week our Greece correspondent Nigel Lowry join editor Richard Meade to discuss how the Greek shipping sector is coping with Covid and dealing with decarbonisation as the industry prepares for a digital Posidonia week of forums

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Financial tools are key to shipping’s decarbonisation push

The Baltic Exchange believes that risk management and mitigation tools in the form of carbon markets, taxation and offsetting schemes will be essential, both to meet the targets and to enable shipping companies to continue to operate and service global trade

The Lloyd's List Top 100 2019
One Hundred People 2020: Reader recommendations invited

With the deadline for our ‘One Hundred People 2020’ fast approaching, our editorial team is busy compiling and comparing notes: reflecting on the year that was; pinpointing shipping’s main protagonists; and making a case for who will be setting the agenda heading in 2021. However, we are also calling on readers for their input on who warrants an entry


Ask the Analyst: Data is crucial in crisis response

The Beirut port explosion, storage of hazardous goods, and the pandemic impact on seafarers’ health and rights exposes wider issues about regulatory weaknesses, accountability and the need for transparency in the shipping industry



Crunch time for shipping’s green finance credentials

Shipping’s biggest lenders are due to open up their portfolios to disclose decarbonisation trajectories, while criteria for green shipping bonds will soon emerge

 

 

 


 




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The Lloyd's List Podcast: Where the Greeks lead, others follow

On the Lloyd’s List Podcast this week our Greece correspondent Nigel Lowry join editor Richard Meade to discuss how the Greek shipping sector is coping with Covid and dealing with decarbonisation as the industry prepares for a digital Posidonia week of forums

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The Lloyd's List Podcast: The future of the ballast water market

Listen to a special edition podcast produced in association with Hyde Marine that examines the state of play with the Ballast Water Management Convention, which came into force a year ago but has been overshadowed by the coronavirus pandemic

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Can shipping future proof shipbuilding decisions now?

ABS chief Christopher Wiernicki is our return guest this week, covering decarbonisation pathways, shipbuilding decisions, the threat of regionalism in climate change policy and why a rapid mindset shift is required from the shipping industry to keep up with the pace and scope of changes afoot

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: The road to future fuels

Listen to the second of three special edition podcasts produced in association with DNV GL examining the tectonic shift shaping shipping’s future: decarbonisation, alternative fuels and digitalisation

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