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Containers

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Latest From Containers

Carriers slow to remove capacity ahead of Chinese New Year

Fears grow of slew of late blankings as container lines react to seasonal slowdown

Containers Political and Trade

Free trade does little to boost India’s exports

India’s withdrawal from the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership comes on the back of weak results from previous FTAs

Asia Pacific India

MSC listed among Europe's top 10 polluters

UPDATED: MSC hits back at criticism of its environmental performance. It argues that its ratio of CO2 emissions per tonne of cargo moved is among the lowest in the industry

Containers Mediterranean Shipping Co

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: The View from Athens

How do the Greek shipowners feel this year has gone and what’s keeping them up at night when they look to 2020? The podcast lands in Athens this week for the annual sequined festival of camp showbiz excess and shipping excellence that is the Greek Shipping Awards. Joining Lloyd’s List editor Richard Meade to dissect the fortunes of shipping’s most vibrant of markets are our two resident Greeks, Athens correspondent Nigel Lowry and London-based reporter Anastassios Adamopoulos

Lloyd's List The Shipping Podcast Greece

Load factors: Trade dispute continues to affect transpacific trade

Service cuts providing a welcome reduction in supply

Asia Pacific North America

Low-sulphur surcharges help boost spot rates

Rates rise on major trade lanes but still remain below last year’s levels

International Containers

Dry Bulk

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

Liquefaction experts join forces to combat losses

Southampton University’s Marine and Maritime Institute has embarked on a three-year funded project to come up with good practice guidelines for the industry

Dry Bulk Safety

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: The View from Athens

How do the Greek shipowners feel this year has gone and what’s keeping them up at night when they look to 2020? The podcast lands in Athens this week for the annual sequined festival of camp showbiz excess and shipping excellence that is the Greek Shipping Awards. Joining Lloyd’s List editor Richard Meade to dissect the fortunes of shipping’s most vibrant of markets are our two resident Greeks, Athens correspondent Nigel Lowry and London-based reporter Anastassios Adamopoulos

Lloyd's List The Shipping Podcast Greece

Norden to test biofuel bunkers

The Danish shipowner Norden want to pilot a plant material-to-liquid fuels technology

Europe Denmark

Teck Resources eyes boost in coal exports following rail deal

Improvements now under way at Neptune Terminals are expected to increase the capacity of the facility by nearly 50% to 18.5m metric tonnes from the current 12.5m metric tonnes per year

Canada Dry Bulk

Vale expects to restore full iron ore production by 2022

Vale sees iron ore ramping up to 340m to 355m tonnes next year

Dry Bulk Brazil

Top 10 flag states 2019

Although Panama leads our Top 10 flag states list for 2019 by about 53m gross tonnes, the difference between the second and third spots is some 8.8m gt, mainly due to the offshore sector's tonnage

Top 100 People Ship operations

Tankers & Gas

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

Latest From Tankers and Gas

Angelicoussis inks new tanker and LNG ‘package’ at DSME

The tankers are scheduled for delivery in summer of 2021 while the 174,000 cu m gas carrier is due in early 2022

Tankers and Gas Shipbuilding

BW LPG chief Martin Ackermann steps down

Ackerman cites family reasons for going after more than four years at the helm

Tankers and Gas LPG

AET signs off Shell charters for newbuild shuttle tankers

The latest shuttle tankers going on charter with Shell are expected to support the energy giant’s drive to lift more crude from its concessions in Brazil

Tankers and Gas Offshore

Canada approves Chevron’s bid to export LNG from Kitimat project

The Chevron-operated project comprises upstream resource assets in the Liard and Horn River basins in northeast British Columbia, the 471-km Pacific Trail Pipeline, and a natural gas liquefaction facility at Bish Cove near Kitimat

Tankers and Gas LNG

AVIC quits shipbuilding after China Merchants’ takeover

The acquisition comes after Beijing last month established the new China State Shipbuilding Corp by combining the former CSSC with China Shipbuilding Industry Corp

Asia Pacific Tankers and Gas

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: The View from Athens

How do the Greek shipowners feel this year has gone and what’s keeping them up at night when they look to 2020? The podcast lands in Athens this week for the annual sequined festival of camp showbiz excess and shipping excellence that is the Greek Shipping Awards. Joining Lloyd’s List editor Richard Meade to dissect the fortunes of shipping’s most vibrant of markets are our two resident Greeks, Athens correspondent Nigel Lowry and London-based reporter Anastassios Adamopoulos

Lloyd's List The Shipping Podcast Greece

Finance

Latest From Finance

DVB quits shipping finance

Despite the wider retrenchment of European ship finance, DVB was a Top 10 ship financier as recently as two years ago. Its shipping book currently stands at about $7.5bn, so the decision end lending to shipping will come as a surprise to many

Finance Greece

Navig8 Chemical Tankers joins Odfjell pool

Navig8 deploys four of its 25,000 dwt stainless steel chemical tankers to Odfjell’s pool

Tankers and Gas Energy

National Bank of Greece in talks to unload more shipping loans to Cross Ocean

Under sub-participation rules, a loan may be transferred from one bank to another lender without the knowledge of the client, which means the borrower could find itself facing tougher repayment demands

Greece United States

Trade compliance speeds up on PSA-backed platform

A PSA-backed venture has showcased a trade platform that claims to have slashed to just one day the compliance processes associated with cross-border trade that have traditionally taken up to two weeks

Singapore Finance

From the News Desk: Grey outlook and Christmas jeer

Our regular round-up of the stories behind the headlines this week eyes up plenty of dark clouds on the horizon for the shipping industry, widespread frustration at the US forcing shipping lines to become de facto policemen, why the Panama flag is on a public relations drive and the strange case of the soyabean cargo saga that is keeping m’learned friends in Canada busy through 2020 

Asia Pacific Hong Kong

From the News Desk: Who has a place at the Lloyd’s List top table?

Our regular round-up of the stories behind the headlines this week casts an eye over some of the outstanding figures who have made a contribution to shipping over the past 12 months. Beyond the tinsel, a very important story is being uncovered in the small print in Greece, where loans to shipowners are being transferred to private equity funds. As the sulphur cap approaches on the first day of 2020, we also look at whether LNG newbuildings are being put on hold lest they be unable to live out their full lifespan under the new green regime

Dry Bulk Tankers and Gas

Insurance

Latest From Insurance

Premium rises not linked to IMO 2020, says North Club

Most P&I Clubs have raised premiums recently but these are not driven by the risks associated with IMO 2020, Mr Jennings suggests

International Bunkers

Top 10 in marine insurance 2019

As part of our 2019 Top 100 most influential people in shipping series, we look at the very best global insurance power-brokers

Top 100 People Insurance

Salvage industry said to be in ‘decline phase’

‘On the basis of the research I have done, I can definitely say the salvage industry is definitely in the decline phase’ — Southampton Solent’s Nicola Pryce-Roberts

International Insurance

American Club says marine insurance outlook uncertain

Premium erosion continues to affect operating results. There is an urgent need to calibrate risk pricing to exposure

North America United States

Trade compliance speeds up on PSA-backed platform

A PSA-backed venture has showcased a trade platform that claims to have slashed to just one day the compliance processes associated with cross-border trade that have traditionally taken up to two weeks

Singapore Finance

West of England P&I raises rates 2.5%

Club warns its members that premium levels have been eroded to a point where they are no longer sustainable and do not cover expected claims costs

International Insurance
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