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Latest From Containers

Reefer sector loses its allure

Reefer cargoes, with their more expensive freight rates, used to be the darlings of the container sector. But the battle for capacity has relegated them to poor relations

Europe Germany

Chinese lessors weigh options of bearing owners’ green risks

The scale of Chinese ship lessors should allow them to exert greater influence on the path of developing alternative marine fuels

Asia Pacific Containers

UK ports cautiously optimistic for year ahead

UK ports business have been hit by the pandemic and by Brexit. Despite the challenges, the majority are looking to make investments over the next 12 months

Europe United Kingdom

Singapore uses Tuas storage to tackle supply chain disruption

More than 2,500 local workers have been recruited to boost its workforce by around 20%, senior minister says 

Singapore International

Frangou says Navios will enter more sectors

Navios chief Angeliki Frangou says diversification makes company more resilient and brings advantages to both chartering and acquisitions

North America International

China to extend influence on shipping, says Cosco chief

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, which it is hoped will take effect in January, ‘will become the most promising growth point for global trade in the post-pandemic age,’ says Mr Xu

Asia Pacific Containers

Dry Bulk

Set Alert for Lloyd's List Markets :: Dry Bulk

Chinese lessors weigh options of bearing owners’ green risks

The scale of Chinese ship lessors should allow them to exert greater influence on the path of developing alternative marine fuels

Asia Pacific Containers

Frangou says Navios will enter more sectors

Navios chief Angeliki Frangou says diversification makes company more resilient and brings advantages to both chartering and acquisitions

North America International

China to extend influence on shipping, says Cosco chief

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, which it is hoped will take effect in January, ‘will become the most promising growth point for global trade in the post-pandemic age,’ says Mr Xu

Asia Pacific Containers

Baltic Exchange names ex-RightShip chief as carbon lead

The Baltic Exchange says it is laying the foundations for consistency in the way in which carbon is priced into seaborne freight

International Dry Bulk

FuelEU rules open to abuse, say EU shipowners

Existing proposals create ‘substantial loopholes and ultimately an enforcement minefield’, says the European Community Shipowners’ Associations

EU IMO

Weekly Briefing: Box grinch forewarns festive relief | Tankers mull scale while gas burns bright | Dry bulk slides

Maersk rerouting a single containership away from Felixstowe was enough to resurrect the Christmas cancellation headlines — it’s just not clear which Christmas we are talking about. Tankers are ignoring the 13th consecutive month of poor headlines and choosing to focus on John Fredriken’s latest run at Euronav instead, which is more entertaining at least. And in dry the capesize spot rates may have been sliding from the giddy heights, but the overall picture remains pretty rosy

Weekly Briefing Containers

Tankers & Gas

Set Alert for Lloyd's List Markets :: Tankers and Gas

Latest From Tankers and Gas

Chinese lessors weigh options of bearing owners’ green risks

The scale of Chinese ship lessors should allow them to exert greater influence on the path of developing alternative marine fuels

Asia Pacific Containers

Capital bond raises $175m to fund LNG carrier deals

Athens Stock Exchange’s second mainstream shipping bond is a new source of capital for some but not for all

Greece Europe

China to extend influence on shipping, says Cosco chief

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, which it is hoped will take effect in January, ‘will become the most promising growth point for global trade in the post-pandemic age,’ says Mr Xu

Asia Pacific Containers

FuelEU rules open to abuse, say EU shipowners

Existing proposals create ‘substantial loopholes and ultimately an enforcement minefield’, says the European Community Shipowners’ Associations

EU IMO

Weekly Briefing: Box grinch forewarns festive relief | Tankers mull scale while gas burns bright | Dry bulk slides

Maersk rerouting a single containership away from Felixstowe was enough to resurrect the Christmas cancellation headlines — it’s just not clear which Christmas we are talking about. Tankers are ignoring the 13th consecutive month of poor headlines and choosing to focus on John Fredriken’s latest run at Euronav instead, which is more entertaining at least. And in dry the capesize spot rates may have been sliding from the giddy heights, but the overall picture remains pretty rosy

Weekly Briefing Containers

This week in supply chain chaos

Freight rate volatility, the energy price crunch, and congestion adds to hot markets on niche trades

International From the News Desk

Finance

Latest From Finance

Chinese lessors weigh options of bearing owners’ green risks

The scale of Chinese ship lessors should allow them to exert greater influence on the path of developing alternative marine fuels

Asia Pacific Containers

Capital bond raises $175m to fund LNG carrier deals

Athens Stock Exchange’s second mainstream shipping bond is a new source of capital for some but not for all

Greece Europe

Diana creates spin-off company for older vessels

Diana, which is injecting $1m into the new entity, will issue a cash dividend of $0.10 per share in connection with the closing of the spin-off company, expected before November 9

International Dry Bulk

LNG carrier rates top $260,000 per day as arbitrage profits exceed $100m

Traders take sky-high profits as arbitrage extends to $124m for US-loaded LNG cargo sailing to Japan

International Tankers and Gas

Cosco raises stake in container shipping business

State giant has already acquired 7.9m shares in its listed boxship and port unit. It plans to further ramp up the holding with a budget of Yuan1bn-2bn

Asia Pacific China

Boxships ‘cheaper to buy than charter’

Two-year chartering rates equate to 73% of the price that container line CMA-CGM paid for its latest acquisition

International Mediterranean Shipping Co

Insurance

Latest From Insurance

P&I club general increases ‘unnecessary,’ says Marsh

Cracknell brands GIs ‘an anachronism in the modern world’ that may result in more owners looking to switch club

International Casualty

London levies $75m in supplementary calls as West confirms 15% general increase

Lyras blames ‘particularly adverse trading conditions and underwriting deficits on its mutual P&I business for the last two policy years and a very high level of claims in the current year’ for London’s need for more cash from members

International Insurance

China on track to marine hull number one slot within a decade

Steady growth said to be built on domestic market, with some Chinese owners ready to pay higher prices on patriotic grounds

China London

Carriers have defence on bank claims where no bill of lading involved

‘If the buyer is borrowing funds from the issuing bank, then when the bills of lading pass through the banking chain, the issuing bank will not only hold them physically, but the bank will also have transferred to it a financial interest in the cargo and will have a right of suit,’ says Nicola Cox of West

International Insurance

Insurers face claims surge as transport sector recovers in China

As mega-ports and inland transportation routes speed up to meet global demand, the ongoing imposition of coronavirus restrictions is a major factor driving up the volume and cost of claims

Claims Management China

Greece & Cyprus 2021: Sustainability driver in hull insurance

American Hellenic Hull's upward trajectory has been acknowledged in various ways, not least by the election last year of chief executive Ilias Tsakiris to the prestigious Ocean Hull Committee of IUMI

Europe Cyprus
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