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Daily Briefing August 12 2020

Free to read: Beirut container terminal resumes operation | Mauritius prepares for ‘worst case scenario’ over grounded bulker | Libya flags risk of Beirut-scale blast at oil port 

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From the News Desk: Beirut sees first container arrivals after blast

The first two containerships to call at the Port of Beirut since the devastating explosion last week have berthed at the city’s box terminal. But the clean up in both structural and legal terms has a long way to go, with the shipping and storage of ammonium nitrate also under the spotlight

Legal ‘grey’ zone said to complicate Beirut litigation

Existing convention ‘is irrelevant for the purpose of assessing whether the warehouse operator has liability’, lawyer notes

Shippers have a duty to speak up for stranded seafarers

Carriers should seek the support of customers in highlighting the plight of seafarers, who are the lifeblood of the global economy and yet whose health and welfare are still being overlooked

Only a vaccine holds the key to maritime’s virtual lockdown

Senior medical professionals say that work to find a vaccine for Covid-19 won’t be successful until the first quarter of 2021. Widespread vaccination might not be completed until the end of 2021 at the earliest

Focus on shipping’s prospects at Posidonia forum

Lloyd’s List will partner organisers of Greek super-event in a digitally streamed discussion scheduled for October 26

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Nobu Su on money, law and prison

The Lloyd’s List Podcast is back after a summer break and this week we are talking exclusively to Nobu Su, the former billionaire shipowner jailed in London over a long-running dispute about money owed in failed freight futures deals. He tells Markets Editor Michelle Wiese Bockmann about how the experience changed his life and why he is still determined to reveal the truth in order to clear his name

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Jailed former shipowner Nobu Su is determined to fight on

The Taiwanese former shipowner jailed in London over a long-running dispute about money owed in failed freight futures deals talks to Lloyd’s List about his time at Pentonville and how the experience changed his life

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Half-year outlook: Shipbuilding
Pandemic fallout delays vessel deliveries and limits new orders

The total number of ships delivered in 2020 is expected to increase compared with last year, but a high number of deliveries will be delayed to 2021 and cancellations are increasing

Half-year outlook: Tankers
Tankers facing wild ride as global depression looms

Opec cartel navigating geopolitical and economic icebergs as oil market rebalances over 2020’s second half

Half-year outlook: intro
With all hopes pinned on China, the new normal looks very familiar

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed shipping market weaknesses, yet resilience within each sector reveals an industry inching its way towards new solutions

Half-year outlook: Regulation
Shipping's green push faces virtual halt

The coronavirus disruption means major decisions have been put off or delayed — and the rest of the year is unlikely to change that

 



 


 




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The Shipping Podcast

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Nobu Su on money, law and prison

The Lloyd’s List Podcast is back after a summer break and this week we are talking exclusively to Nobu Su, the former billionaire shipowner jailed in London over a long-running dispute about money owed in failed freight futures deals. He tells Markets Editor Michelle Wiese Bockmann about how the experience changed his life and why he is still determined to reveal the truth in order to clear his name

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Shining a light on digital disruption

Listen to the latest edition of Lloyd’s List’s weekly podcast — your free weekly briefing on the stories shaping shipping

The Lloyd's List Podcast: Crewing crisis reaches boiling point

Governments have this week pledged to speed up efforts to get hundreds of thousands of stranded merchant sailors home, but this comes after months of similar rhetoric and limited action. So can we expect things to change? International Maritime Organization secretary-general Kitack Lim — our guest on this week’s podcast — says yes. We are, he argues, in a wartime situation with the pandemic. Government responses have required time to heat up, but they are have now reached boiling point and the recent pledges are more than just promises

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: The new normal, according to Şadan Kaptanoğlu

Listen to the latest edition of Lloyd’s List’s weekly podcast — your free weekly briefing on the stories shaping shipping

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