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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: The regulators’ view of container chaos

Carriers may be following the letter of the law, but not necessarily the spirit of it, and are not behaving like good corporate citizens, according to our guest this week. Daniel Maffei is the chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission — the Washington agency responsible for regulating the US ocean shipping trades so when he tells liner bosses to ‘put on their commonsense caps’ they should probably listen

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Shipping finance: Making a comeback

Bank lending to the industry and interest in the capital markets have enjoyed a resurgence in 2021 as the dry bulk and container shipping sectors have bounced back. Yet financiers say ‘there is work to do’ on the challenges posed by decarbonisation and other ESG issues

Annual Outlook Finance

Port of Charleston sets record-breaking monthly throughput

Charleston’s import volume in the second half of 2021 is expected to surge by 20.6%

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Global shipping earnings forecast to retreat from peak

Growth downtrend in 2022 and 2023 across the world will dampen prospects for the shipping industry, but record high earnings are likely to encourage containership owners to make more acquisitions and capital investments

International Containers

Container ports in China expected to raise handling fees

While the potential price mark-ups bode well for terminal operators, there are concerns about interventions by the government. The authorities are now committed to reducing the financial burden upon shippers, who have already been overwhelmed by high shipping costs

Asia Pacific Containers

Supply chain crisis? What crisis?

The shipping and logistics industries have worked so well for so long that politicians and public have had little real reason to notice them in recent decades. And despite recent minor turbulence, that will continue to be largely the case

United Kingdom Ports and Logistics

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: The nightmares before (and after) Christmas

The annual Lloyd’s List Outlook Forum and industry poll is a reliably insightful gauge of issues keeping business chiefs awake at night and this year regulatory uncertainty, looming overcapacity, a workforces skills crisis and supply chain disruption emerged as the hot topics causing sleepless nights. The podcast this week offers a view from the Outlook Forum panellists, explaining why business leaders need to juggle short- and long-term risk management

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Retailers still scrambling to secure Christmas supply

British supermarkets have become the latest in a long line of retailers struggling to circumvent sky high rates and reliability concerns by chartering a small Chinese general cargoship to save their Christmas supply chain woes

Containers Ports and Logistics

Uncertain shipping outlook requires ‘a juggling act’ from industry

Regulatory uncertainty may have topped the industry’s list of major risks, but industry leaders attending the annual Lloyd’s List Outlook Forum argue that decisions will have to be taken at pace ahead of any legislative framework

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Container logistics industry faces another challenging year, finds survey

Respondents expect supply chain performance will remain the same over the next 12 months, with 11% expecting it to deteriorate further

International Containers

New freight index aims to help contract negotiations

Xeneta hopes its new EU BMR compliant offer will be used as a basis for index-based rate calculations and derivatives

Europe Containers

China extends container-handling fees at ports

One analyst said the latest mark-up on port fees signals that Chinese ports have entered a ‘friendly policy period’, indicating the central government may be relaxing its grip over port pricing

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Container logistics industry faces another challenging year, finds survey

Respondents expect supply chain performance will remain the same over the next 12 months, with 11% expecting it to deteriorate further

International Containers

Maersk veteran joins BIMCO as chief shipping analyst

Rasmussen will help the shipowners’ association maintain its quarterly market while increasing focus on the solutions and impacts of decarbonisation

International Containers

New freight index aims to help contract negotiations

Xeneta hopes its new EU BMR compliant offer will be used as a basis for index-based rate calculations and derivatives

Europe Containers

Shipping finance: Making a comeback

Bank lending to the industry and interest in the capital markets have enjoyed a resurgence in 2021 as the dry bulk and container shipping sectors have bounced back. Yet financiers say ‘there is work to do’ on the challenges posed by decarbonisation and other ESG issues

Annual Outlook Finance

China extends container-handling fees at ports

One analyst said the latest mark-up on port fees signals that Chinese ports have entered a ‘friendly policy period’, indicating the central government may be relaxing its grip over port pricing

Asia Pacific Containers

House overwhelmingly passes bill to strengthen US shipping supply chain

World Shipping Council says the bill had been passed ‘without proper debate or committee process’ 

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