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It seemed clear to everyone gathering in New York that the acceleration needed to move the shipping industry closer to the 1.5°C scenario will require unprecedented regulatory intervention, radical scaling of alternative fuel production and fleet readiness, disruptive technology inventions and substantial willingness to invest. But is shipping making any progress towards those goals?
Workforces in the maritime transport sector are becoming increasingly militant. It is incumbent on shipping to engage and negotiate agreements
After a two-year frenzy, the container shipping market is showing signs of normalisation. How will it avoid the mistakes of the past during a period of slowdown? How does it manage the risk of supply chain resilience? How will it find the efficiencies to steam through near-term regulation and long-term decarbonisation and how will it address the lingering safety concerns of cargo fires? All the questions and more are discussed in this week’s edition of the podcast with Ocean Network Express chief executive Jeremy Nixon
Shipowners appear to be feeling pretty sanguine about the introduction of new carbon ratings from January 2023. Yes, there might be some slowing down and some retrofitting, but the initial implications are pretty limited. Or are they? Has the industry genuinely understood the implications of CII? Or are the owners suffering from boiled frog syndrome?
After a two-year frenzy, the container shipping market is showing signs of normalisation. The question now is, how it will avoid mistakes of the past during a period of slowdown?
China’s far-reaching anti-corruption campaign and a regulatory crackdown on domestic tech and real estate sectors have created apprehension about an overcorrection in policies