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London Shipping Week

Rising risk and receding return – protecting profitability

This LISW we will be looking at maritime trade in transition. The maritime industry is confronted with a bewildering, and widening, web of demands to keep their businesses profitable, safe and compliant. Uncertainty and sudden changes in economical and geopolitical arenas is the new normal globally. For the maritime sector the fast pace of technological development, impact of geopolitical events, adapting to incoming environmental regulation as well as ongoing economic uncertainty, presents challenges in maintaining profitability at a time of increasing risk.   

Europe will suffer if it introduces Brexit trade barriers, warns Fox

UK International Trade Secretary claims Europe could become less competitive in a global context

Europe United Kingdom Brexit

Brexit insignificant compared with China's global ambitions, says Sohmen-Pao

Shipyard overcapacity, the risks around new technology, abundant capital, and digital disruption among BW Group chairman's main concerns

LISW Political and Trade Dry Bulk

FFA players look to China for market growth

To induce more paper trading, Baltic Exchange plans to launch two per-tonne indices for Chinese grain imports 

China Dry Bulk LISW

UKSR steps up expansion efforts with a slew of new initiatives

Digitalisation of the vessel registration process, a Singapore-based surveyor, and greater customer choice all aimed at expanding size of UK-flag fleet

United Kingdom LISW Europe

From the Business Briefing

Mitigating risk in a mixed fuel future

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Don’t bank on sulphur cap deadline roll back, experts warn

Industry put on watch for huge headaches over availability of right grades in right ports

Environment LISW Regulation

Co-operation needed to make sulphur cap work

ExxonMobil sees supply disruptions no matter what option owners and operators take to cut sulphur emissions

Regulation LISW Europe

Latest From LISW

Are you free to talk?

Freedom of speech should be a consideration when choosing your maritime hub

International CMA

Bermuda registry boosted by change of government

We are aggressively pursuing new business, welcoming new and interesting partners, and building on the lessons we have learnt, says new deputy premier

North America Bermuda

Bermuda to seek fresh business in Asia

Singapore and other Asian shipbuilding centres may provide new opportunities

LISW Singapore

Becoming smarter

The criteria for 'smart shipping' differ from one part of the industry to another

Europe United Kingdom

London shipping week focuses on mega trends

Shorter and sharper next time

Europe United Kingdom

Last Word: Team Liscr braves the elements for charity

The Liberian Registry team came seventh in the Oscar Dragon Boat Race, held in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital  

United Kingdom LISW
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