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Daily Briefing June 2 2023
Western insurers cover two thirds of Russia’s Baltic and Black Sea oil exports | Demand slump weighs on box terminal valuations | Shell rules out ammonia — for now — as alternative marine fuel in decarbonisation report
Daily Briefing June 1 2023
Cheap Russian diesel goes global, expanding shipping routes | Dual-fuel ships will command charter and asset price premiums | Ukraine conflict fallout will challenge shipping in year ahead, says insurer AGCS | Sharp fall in contract container freight rates
Daily Briefing May 31 2023
Heroic Idun leaves Nigeria | Sanctioned ship refloated after blocking Russia’s Caspian Sea connection | Box ports at forefront of growing drugs problem | Terms of FD&D cover varies between clubs, Marsh study finds
Daily Briefing May 29 2023
Shipping’s carbon ambitions suffer a serious credibility gap | The case for a more holistic approach to regulation | Is there a case against prioritising shippings zero-carbon fuel switch | The View: A Flag of Convenience is one thing. A Flag of Last Resort is another
Daily Briefing May 26 2023
Why MEPC 80 will prove pivotal to industry and the future of the IMO | Uncertainty is holding back industry decarbonisation, not technology | Imabari Shipbuilding chief urges Japanese yards to combine design strength | Court of Appeal finding in Quadra v XL strengthens hand of insureds
Daily Briefing May 25 2023
EU block exemption renewal faces political hurdles | FMC actions from US shippers highlight coercive power of carriers | Pandemic did not lead to anti-competitive carrier behaviour, FMC says | Russia violating grain deal by obstructing port activity, says US official
Daily Briefing May 24 2023
Dark fleet operator Gatik reflags four tankers with Mongolia | Bertram Rickmers: a life that mirrored the trajectory of German shipping | Trafigura says global south can meet shipping’s green fuel demand
Daily Briefing May 23 2023
‘Low maturity of solutions’ the main barrier to decarbonisation, Lloyd’s List survey finds | Dark fleet tanker calls at UK with India-loaded jet fuel cargo | Dual-fuel methanol orderbook keeps on growing | OSM Thome merger comes to fruition
Daily Briefing May 22 2023
UK sanctions shipping companies as G7 readies tighter restrictions | Russian foreign ministry says grain deal will be terminated if demands not met | New ships authorised in Ukraine grain deal
Daily Briefing May 19 2023
Tanker owners stay positive as profits projected for fifth consecutive quarter | Vladivostok volumes continue to rise on access to China’s domestic transhipment trade | Carriers use inventive solutions to absorb capacity | Global grain shifts to have neutral effect on dry bulk market
Daily Briefing May 18 2023
Dark fleet tanker loses engine power transiting Danish waters | Euronav AGM completes boardroom clean-out as shareholders size up future strategy | Grain deal extended | International Group needs US affiliate, Ioannou argues
Daily Briefing May 17 2023
Trade route launched between occupied Mariupol and Russia | Euronav battle continues as CEO De Stoop exits | Time running out for Hong Kong Convention on ship recycling ahead of ratification deadline | ABS expects Carbon Intensity Indicator amendments from MEPC 80
Daily Briefing May 16 2023
Doubling of machinery failures since 2012 leads casualty trend analysis | Fragmented regulation now a top risk for shipping | Iran claims another tanker seizure as US Navy set to increase presence in Strait of Hormuz | Maersk signs letter of intent for mid-sized boxships
Daily Briefing May 15 2023
Return of ‘high-risk’ mid-Atlantic ship-to-ship transfers of China-bound Russia oil | Ship seized in Mariupol is being used in ‘spoofed’ international trade | Grain deal talks end without clarity on initiative’s continuation | Cyber attacks: Downside of the digital revolution
Daily Briefing May 12 2023
Freight rates need to rise by a third, Hapag-Lloyd says | Torm profits soar as high fleet utilisation boosts freight rate volatility | Judicial sales deal is extension of flag state sovereignty, argues prime mover | Bocomm Leasing secures $200m sustainability-linked loan
Daily Briefing May 11 2023
Grain corridor registrations halt as Russian imposed deadline looms | A tale of two trades on the transatlantic | EU persists with dark fleet sanctions despite enforcement difficulties | Recession fears top of mind for forwarders
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