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Daily Briefing June 8 2021

Free to read: Braemar’s new chief eyes expansion | No respite for shippers even as demand eases | New handysize pool planned

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What to watch

Braemar chief executive James Gundy speaks to Lloyd’s List about the listed broker’s financial performance and highlights expansion plans for year ahead, which are likely to include M&A activity.


The Lloyd’s List Shipping Podcast: A guide to the next chapter of shipping emissions negotiations.


Global containerised trade volumes eased in April, falling 4.6% from a month earlier to 14.8m teu, according to the latest monthly updates from Container Trades Statistics.

Nova Marine Carriers of Switzerland has set up a joint venture company with Germany’s Aug. Bolten to operate a handysize pool.

In other news

Sri Lanka Ports Authority said marine experts have recovered the voyage data recorder of the grounded containership X-Press Pearl.

Cosco Shipping Ports has said it is in talks to acquire a minority stake in Container Terminal Tollerort, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG.

The master of Ital Libera died from a suspected coronavirus infection in April. Since then, no port in Asia has been willing to accept his body for return to Italy.

Japanese yard Namura Shipbuilding has joined forces with dry bulk operator NS United Kaiun Kaisha in a research project aimed at developing a wind-powered system for a 183,000 dwt capesize vessel.

Trafigura and Yara International are to collaborate on the development of carbon emissions-free ammonia to fuel ships.





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