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Crew welfare crisis: Less than a third of seafarers repatriated

Measures to grant seafarers key-worker status have failed. There are 300,000 overdue crew to be replaced, with 100,000 already released, based on Intermanager member estimates

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Daily Briefing July 8 2020

Free to read: Crew welfare crisis: Less than one third of seafarers repatriated | China LNG imports claw back coronavirus losses | Shell decarbonisation report calls for ‘all hands on deck’

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China LNG imports claw back coronavirus losses

Chinese LNG buyers are entering the spot market to pick up distressed cargoes, which likely originate from Nigeria and the US 

From the News Desk: US ‘stick-and-carrot’ approach to sanctions reaps dividends

The relatively swift removals of the vessels from the Ofac blacklist will have underlined the upside to co-operating fully with US sanctions, according to observers

IMO needs an ambitious CO2 reduction agreement

The International Chamber of Shipping believes an ambitious agreement can be reached in the autumn, provided that governments maintain open minds and be willing to avoid inflexible positions

Container volume figures paint a bleak picture

The export hubs of Asia remain the hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on global economies

Carriers risk charge of profiteering from crisis

Inflated charges and poor service do not make for happy customers, Drewry says

Coronavirus impact weighs heavy on China's expansion projects

An even wider issue is the possibility that Chinese financing for BRI projects might be set back to the extent that it will scuttle some of them

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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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The Lloyd's List Magazine

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Understanding the collaboration conundrum

Companies trying to apply digitalisation to all their processes discovered that the outcome was not what they had anticipated

Successful collaboration needs focused leadership

Shipping has come up against a series of issues of global significance that can only be addressed through working together

Many hands make light work in the push to digitalisation

Shipping’s slow trek towards digitalisation has been given a wake-up call by the pandemic; but to make the most of new technologies, companies should look outside their own windows to what is on offer elsewhere

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Pandemic is a reminder that crews lie at heart of shipping

Whatever your position on the digitalisation of shipping, the dramatic events of spring 2020 have underlined the significant role played by seafarers





The Lloyd's List Podcast

The new normal, according to Sadan Kaptanoglu
BIMCO president Şadan Kaptanoğlu joins the podcast this week. She talks to Lloyd’s List Editor Richard Meade about shipping’s new normal, how shipping can better communicate both internally and externally and what the global economic turbulence means for shipping over the coming years. 



Special Reports

Industry collaboration

Like other sectors, shipping has come up against issues of global significance that can only be addressed through working together

Shipping in the post-coronavirus era

How will the industry adapt to the new normal

Container shipping's cash crisis

Lloyd’s List assesses container shipping’s challenge of weathering the coronavirus storm


The Shipping Podcast

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

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Emanuele Grimaldi on waiting for the world to restart
Italian shipowner Emanuele Grimaldi is our return guest on the podcast this week. He talks candidly about waiting for the world to restart in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, why he has launched antitrust complaints against the governments he feels are distorting the marketplace and the persistently troubling subject of roro safety in the wake of yet another care deck fire, this time aboard Grimaldi’s ro-Pax vessel Cruise Bonaria. 
The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Navigating the crewing crisis

Euronav chief executive Hugo De Stoop talks us through his experience of the continuing bureaucratic logjam that has stranded tens of thousands of seafarers at sea in what is fast becoming a humanitarian crisis. Despite unified industry intervention, and even divine intervention from the Pope, nothing seems to be able to get the problems resolved and, as ever, seafarers are the ones left suffering

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: How to make ship recycling sustainable

We are talking ship recycling on the podcast this week. Specifically, how we drive positive change and move this conversation on beyond the finger pointing politics that has dominated the scrapping debate for years. This edition features speakers from Standard Chartered Bank, Lloyd's Register, Norden and The Sustainable Shipping Initiative


Asia Outlook: Lloyd’s List analysts predict a turbulent recovery

Lloyd’s List ‘Ask the Analysts’ webinar is available on demand, featuring access to our Lloyd’s List Intelligence macro outlook data presentation

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