London Shipping Week 2019
The agenda during London International Shipping Week made clear that the generational shift required to survive the disruptive headwinds blowing in would be less an adjustment, more a wholesale reinvention of business models
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The Lloyd’s List team have squeezed into their finest formal attire, popped a cork and gathered round the microphone to give you a prosecco-fuelled reflection on the blur that was London International Shipping Week. From zero carbon politics and 2050 targets to training and of course Brexit — we’re not short of an opinion or five on the biggest issues of the day. Consider this the digestif after the full fiver course tasting menu we’ve been serving you up all week in audio form.
In the first of a daily series of London International Shipping Week Podcasts, Lloyd’s List Editor Richard Meade dissects the current sanctions risk facing shipping with the help of Lloyd’s list’s tanker tracker-in-chief Michelle Wiese Bockmann and input from the panel of experts pulled together to talk at Lloyd’s List’s Transparency in Shipping Forum
Shipping is one of the most expensive sectors of the economy to decarbonise, says the chair of the UK’s Energy Transitions Commission, Lord Turner
The music scene failed to recognise its own digital revolution and chief executive of The Futures Agency Gerd Leonhard fears history will repeat itself for shipping and logistics
UK flag seeks to widen the net and establish industry partnerships that will grow the flag after a recent period of Brexit-induced instability
‘Frankly, British banks were no good at shipping. They lost a lot of money and it wasn’t very important to them,’ says Citigroup shipping and logistics chair
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None of the funds raised by bringing shipping companies into the EU’s carbon market are earmarked for the industry, Carnival Corp’s Tom Strang told a panel discussion. He said shipping needed the funds to pay for future fuels infrastructure
This week we dissect the key takeaways from London International Shipping Week and IUMI, covering everything from the environmental debates as industry and politicians jostle for position in advance of COP26, the rising dominance of Chinese marine insurance, and why the UK shipping minister may need to offer more than tales of his teenage bedroom wall to win round the shipping industry
New study by Seafarers Hospital Society, Lloyd’s Register Foundation and Yale University identified several areas for improvement when it comes to crew health and wellbeing
In the latest edition of this special bonus run of podcasts for London International Shipping Week, we are looking at why shipping is telling the wrong story. How can the industry build a better reputation, and who should be responsible for reframing the conversation? Those are the questions on the table today at LISW so we are offering you an exclusive early insight into one of the key debates of the week
Speaking to London Shipping Week, the MSC chief executive spoke of higher freight rates causing agony for customers, the need to find scalable fuels for the future, and a very uneven economic recovery ahead.
Marine insurance industry seeks collaboration with all stakeholders to better understand what’s at stake when it comes to new fuel technology
An awards ceremony to celebrate the extraordinary efforts of companies and individuals in shipping during the pandemic has recognised the creation of the Seafarers International Relief Fund and the heroics of individual masters and crew
In the latest edition of this special bonus run of podcasts for London International Shipping Week, we are joined by Katy Ware, director of UK Maritime Services and the Maritime & Coastguard Agency and permanent representative of the UK to the IMO. She discusses the current status of the UK Ship Register, post Brexit direction and the challenges for British shipping, dealing with decarbonisation as a solo nation and her goals before next London Shipping Week
Shipping should regard the human element — at sea and shore — as a resource to be used throughout the industry. That resource needs upskilling; the initiative for that must come from seafarers themselves
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