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The Lloyd's List Podcast: Is AI really changing shipping?

Technology changes slowly at first and then very, very rapidly and there is a small window of opportunity before artificial intelligence becomes normalised in shipping. This week on the Lloyd’s List Podcast we are exploring whether the AI revolution really is changing shipping and why the answer to that question is less a story about technology and more about an industry that is rapidly evolving into a tiered structure of haves and have nots

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Carriers face rising need to shore up freight rates

Shippers’ intention to renegotiate contracts and heaped cost pressure are pushing shipping lines to trim capacity and stabilise spot rates

Asia Pacific Containers

The week in newbuildings: Dry cargo sector sees revival

Orders for bulk carrier newbuildings are at their highest levels since last October, with ultramax and kamsarmax units making up the lion’s share of contracts

Containers Dry Bulk

Matson advancing gas-fuelled boxship plans

US container and ro-ro vessel vessel operator set to retrofit a 3,620 teu containership to operate on liquefied natural gas. At least three other ships in the Matson fleet could follow

Containers Bunkers

Rising newbuild LNG carrier prices face downside risks

The last time the value of large newbuilding LNG carriers reached such heights was during the shipbuilding super-cycle just before the 2008 global financial meltdown

Asia Pacific Europe

Over 3,500 seafarers abandoned worldwide, survey shows

A lack of adequate inspectorates across IMO member states to examine Maritime Labour Convention requirements is compounding the neglected seafarer situation

Crewing Ship operations

Russia boxship feeders switch to mainline trades

Handful of containerships are still calling at St Petersburg, though capacity deployed has fallen to just 15% of slots provided before the Ukraine crisis

Containers Ukraine crisis

Demolition prices drop by $100 per ldt

Demolition plots are becoming dormant because of a lack of vessels during a period of strong shipping markets across all sectors

Tankers and Gas Containers

The week in charts: Asian rivals challenge Singapore as top bunkering hub | Ukraine’s minor ports facilitate grain trade | Greek-owned tankers picking up Russian business

Product tanker rates rise in Asia, post-panamax boxship values double since early 2021, and a tanker previously used in US-sanctioned Iran trades tracked making rare cargo transfer in high seas

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Carriers face rising need to shore up freight rates

Shippers’ intention to renegotiate contracts and heaped cost pressure are pushing shipping lines to trim capacity and stabilise spot rates

Asia Pacific Containers

Malaysia’s Tanjung Pelepas adopts AI to improve port efficiency

Tanjung Pelepas is deploying the the MarineM system, from Singapore’s Innovez One

Malaysia Ports and Logistics

Aleutian Islands ‘well situated’ to be hydrogen bunkering stop

Islands off Alaska are a natural half-way hydrogen bunkering stop. There is strong case for federal funding to kickstart the market, says a study by the International Council on Clean Transportation 

United States Sustainability
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Latest From Containers

Carriers face rising need to shore up freight rates

Shippers’ intention to renegotiate contracts and heaped cost pressure are pushing shipping lines to trim capacity and stabilise spot rates

Asia Pacific Containers

The week in newbuildings: Dry cargo sector sees revival

Orders for bulk carrier newbuildings are at their highest levels since last October, with ultramax and kamsarmax units making up the lion’s share of contracts

Containers Dry Bulk

Matson advancing gas-fuelled boxship plans

US container and ro-ro vessel vessel operator set to retrofit a 3,620 teu containership to operate on liquefied natural gas. At least three other ships in the Matson fleet could follow

Containers Bunkers

CMA CGM teams with MPA on maritime decarbonisation push

The agreement will aim to improve maritime training and skills development and explore collaboration opportunities in the digitalisation space, including maritime cyber security and just-in-time shipping

International Singapore

Rising newbuild LNG carrier prices face downside risks

The last time the value of large newbuilding LNG carriers reached such heights was during the shipbuilding super-cycle just before the 2008 global financial meltdown

Asia Pacific Europe

Liverpool’s maritime rejuvenation strengthens UK port city region

UK port city has brought academia, industry, politicians, business, unions and seafarers together in a common maritime purpose. It is forecast that the economic contribution in 2025 will be higher still

United Kingdom Ports and Logistics
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