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Containers

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ICS sees stabilisation in China as outbreak spreads

The International Chamber of Shipping reports that the coronavirus outbreak is costing the industry $350m each week in lost revenues

International Chamber of Shipping Mediterranean Shipping Co

Pricier P&I cover may prove a tipping point

Pressures on insurers are not going to go away, with bigger casualties meaning there is no sign of a slowdown in the number of pool claims, and the coronavirus outbreak will complicate matters further

International Insurance

Coronavirus: Pessimistic short-term outlook for container shipping

The current baseline scenario planning still forecasts a difficult year ahead for container lines and cargo owners, says Drewry

Asia Pacific China

US southwest ports’ throughput declines due to coronavirus

The steep drop-off in transpacific container volumes at the San Pedro Bay ports means that empty containers are stacking up, while a backlog of containers loaded for export is also piling up

Containers US States

Training and development seen as key to recruitment and retention

Reports of a staffing shortage are greatly exaggerated, although training remains a challenge

Crewing Hapag Lloyd

Progress made in digital shipping platform network

CMA CGM, COSCO Shipping Lines, COSCO Shipping Ports, Hapag-Lloyd, Hutchison Ports, OOCL, Port of Qingdao, PSA International and Shanghai International Port Group are among those who signed for Global Shipping Business Network

Ports and Logistics Technology and Innovation

Dry Bulk

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

Pricier P&I cover may prove a tipping point

Pressures on insurers are not going to go away, with bigger casualties meaning there is no sign of a slowdown in the number of pool claims, and the coronavirus outbreak will complicate matters further

International Insurance

Safe Bulkers defers scrubber installations amid uncertain outlook

The company, which kept the majority of its fleet engaged in the spot market, saw profits fall by more than half in the fourth quarter of 2019 compared with the same period a year earlier

Dry Bulk Safe Bulkers

Pacific Basin braced for ‘continued volatility’

Company says Chinese ports have been operational and so have its ships

Dry Bulk Pacific Basin

Training and development seen as key to recruitment and retention

Reports of a staffing shortage are greatly exaggerated, although training remains a challenge

Crewing Hapag Lloyd

Progress made in digital shipping platform network

CMA CGM, COSCO Shipping Lines, COSCO Shipping Ports, Hapag-Lloyd, Hutchison Ports, OOCL, Port of Qingdao, PSA International and Shanghai International Port Group are among those who signed for Global Shipping Business Network

Ports and Logistics Technology and Innovation

Klaveness Asia board member joins SCMA

Mr Oza, who has been an active SCMA member for six years, has more than two decades of dry bulk shipping experience

People Law

Tankers & Gas

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

Latest From Tankers and Gas

Pricier P&I cover may prove a tipping point

Pressures on insurers are not going to go away, with bigger casualties meaning there is no sign of a slowdown in the number of pool claims, and the coronavirus outbreak will complicate matters further

International Insurance

Training and development seen as key to recruitment and retention

Reports of a staffing shortage are greatly exaggerated, although training remains a challenge

Crewing Hapag Lloyd

Progress made in digital shipping platform network

CMA CGM, COSCO Shipping Lines, COSCO Shipping Ports, Hapag-Lloyd, Hutchison Ports, OOCL, Port of Qingdao, PSA International and Shanghai International Port Group are among those who signed for Global Shipping Business Network

Ports and Logistics Technology and Innovation

Golar LNG says low gas prices will boost Brazil projects

The company said it ‘remains focused on fleet utilisation and longer term relationships with charterers’

Golar Lng Tankers and Gas

Sanctioned Iranian fuel oil shipping from Iraq

About 2.1m tonnes of dirty cargoes was loaded from the offshore port limit of the Iraqi port in January, Lloyd’s List Intelligence data shows

Tankers and Gas Iraq

German commercial fleet dwindles

‘Most shipping companies at least have a cautiously optimistic outlook for the future,’ says Verband Deutscher Reeder president Alfred Hartmann

Germany Political and Trade

Finance

Latest From Finance

Pricier P&I cover may prove a tipping point

Pressures on insurers are not going to go away, with bigger casualties meaning there is no sign of a slowdown in the number of pool claims, and the coronavirus outbreak will complicate matters further

International Insurance

Open for business: Shipping’s transparency revolution

The colour chart of opaque business practice in shipping comes in an endless range of hues, but a combination of security, financial and regulatory forces have systematically hoisted the industry’s corporate veil and are forcing the industry’s hand into becoming more transparent and accountable

Risk Management Sanctions

Safe Bulkers defers scrubber installations amid uncertain outlook

The company, which kept the majority of its fleet engaged in the spot market, saw profits fall by more than half in the fourth quarter of 2019 compared with the same period a year earlier

Dry Bulk Safe Bulkers

Pacific Basin braced for ‘continued volatility’

Company says Chinese ports have been operational and so have its ships

Dry Bulk Pacific Basin

Golar LNG says low gas prices will boost Brazil projects

The company said it ‘remains focused on fleet utilisation and longer term relationships with charterers’

Golar Lng Tankers and Gas

Matson expects a $15m dent from coronavirus impact

Chief executive Matt Cox expects an overall improved consolidated financial performance led by the reduction in fleet deployment to nine vessels in the Hawaii tradelane service and the financial benefits from the firm's other infrastructure-related investments

Containers Finance

Insurance

Latest From Insurance

Pricier P&I cover may prove a tipping point

Pressures on insurers are not going to go away, with bigger casualties meaning there is no sign of a slowdown in the number of pool claims, and the coronavirus outbreak will complicate matters further

International Insurance

No definitive list of open-loop scrubber bans, say Standard Club

There is no definitive list of maritime jurisdictions restricting the use of open-loop or hybrid scrubbers, and operators of vessels fitted with them should check with agents or club correspondents in advance of ports calls where there is any doubt on the issue, the Standard Club has warned

International Environment

Skuld grows book 4.6% and expects to top 100m gt

Skuld announced a combined ratio of 112% last November and warned owners it would be seeking firmer pricing

International Insurance

American Club gains 10% on per-tonne pricing, at cost of losing tonnage

‘Although difficult business conditions prevail in both the shipping and insurance sectors, the American Club’s recent experience has been highly encouraging’ — Joe Hughes

International Insurance

‘We need a smaller group of better capitalised clubs’

The main obstacle to change in the P&I sector is the decision-making process within the International Group where every one of the 13 clubs, regardless of their size, has the same vote

Focus Market Modernisation

Polemis company leaves American Club as P&I providers confirm firmer pricing

‘The reduction in rates seen over recent years has been arrested and reversed, as planned, this being an important step to address the imbalance in risk exposure/premium created by the prolonged soft market’ — London’s Ian Gooch

Insurance International
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