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PIL trims $1bn debt as it seeks to emerge from restructuring

Executive chairman SS Teo says the company has ‘experienced the most dramatic turnaround’ in its financial position over the past eight months, backed by a pandemic-induced strong freight market

Asia Pacific Containers

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

United States Lloyd's List The Shipping Podcast Containers

 

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Top 100: Leading by example

Lloyd’s List’s annual rundown of shipping’s most influential players is fronted by those demonstrating the scale, will and desire to bring wholesale changes to an industry requiring leadership in a period of profound disruption

Top 100 People Containers

Top 10 shipbrokers 2021

Earlier concerns that electronic trading would reduce the need for traditional shipbrokers have diminished over the years, with the leading firms evolving into diversified businesses offering a wide range of maritime services, while still recognising the need for personal contact with their customers

Top 100 People Brokers

Electronic bills of lading are disrupting the traditional supply chain

Digital documents allow counterparties to receive their cargo faster. Moves towards interoperability should be supported to foster further efficiencies

International Containers

Supply chains need fundamental rethinking following systemic shocks

The pandemic showed up the fragility of the existing model of containerised freight. Making a more resilient system for the future will require investment in infrastructure and people

International Containers

Terminal ties ease congestion delays

Having an equity stake in a container terminal can put carriers to the front of the queue. For small opportunistic lines, however, the long delays are making transpacific shipping unprofitable

United States Containers

Shippers risk locking in record high freight rates

After the chaos of the past 18 months, there is an understandable urge to fix capacity and freight rates through long-term contracts. But buying at the top of the market could be costly in the long run

International Containers

CMA CGM Libra case was dispute over just $400,000

‘Our clients had $800,000 exposure… So not taking 50% has cost them [CMA CGM] probably a couple of million dollars, easily,’ says Clyde & Co’s Jai Sharma

United Kingdom Containers

Top 10 in ship finance 2021

Zhao Jiong, chairman of Bocomm Leasing, remains at the top seat in the Lloyd’s List finance ranking. He has pledged to set the fast-growing bank-backed lessor on the path of green finance, with innovative products to carter for decarbonisation

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Daily Briefing November 29 2021

One hundred: Shipping’s most influential people in 2021 | The ‘usual speed of IMO co-operation’ is not fast enough | The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Yet another missed opportunity to decarbonise shipping

Daily Briefing EU

Belgian port marriage will not be all chocolates and roses

Both ports have ambitious plans for future growth, yet they depend heavily on fossil fuels for their success. Attracting the next generation of talent will mean getting the transition to cleaner fuels right

Belgium Ports and Logistics

Daily Briefing November 26 2021

Supply chains need fundamental rethinking following systemic shocks | Maersk sees slowdown in 2022 demand growth | IMO mulls voluntary switch to cleaner fuels in the Arctic

Daily Briefing Maersk Group
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Daily Briefing November 29 2021

One hundred: Shipping’s most influential people in 2021 | The ‘usual speed of IMO co-operation’ is not fast enough | The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Yet another missed opportunity to decarbonise shipping

Daily Briefing EU

No MCA investigation of claim asylum dinghy hit by ship

Bridge could easily have been unaware of small inflatable in its path, says expert

United Kingdom Safety

Top 100: Leading by example

Lloyd’s List’s annual rundown of shipping’s most influential players is fronted by those demonstrating the scale, will and desire to bring wholesale changes to an industry requiring leadership in a period of profound disruption

Top 100 People Containers

Top 10 shipbrokers 2021

Earlier concerns that electronic trading would reduce the need for traditional shipbrokers have diminished over the years, with the leading firms evolving into diversified businesses offering a wide range of maritime services, while still recognising the need for personal contact with their customers

Top 100 People Brokers

Diversity is key to shipping’s future skills gap

High-ranking officials have spelt out how women could plug gaps in the industry’s future, from engineers to data analysts, during the Maritime SheEO day-long virtual conference organised from India

Diversity International

Daily Briefing November 26 2021

Supply chains need fundamental rethinking following systemic shocks | Maersk sees slowdown in 2022 demand growth | IMO mulls voluntary switch to cleaner fuels in the Arctic

Daily Briefing Maersk Group
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