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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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US regulator uses ‘soft power’ to crack down on ‘nickel and diming’ container lines

Congestion-related charges levied by lines on US shippers along with ‘unreasonable’ and detention and demurrage fines are in regulator’s crosshairs, FMC chairman Dan Maffei tells Lloyd’s List

United States Containers

Week in newbuildings: Three shipyards confirm LNG carrier orders worth $2bn

At least 48 liquefied natural gas carriers have been ordered so far this year, with another 18 thought to be under discussion      

Containers Dry Bulk

Greece 2022: ‘You have to persevere to prosper,’ says Euroseas founder Aristides Pittas

Euroseas and EuroDry founder Aristides Pittas can look back on generations of family involvement in the industry and yet he continues to be amazed by the swings in fortune that are unique to shipping

Greece Dry Bulk

Greece 2022: Women with their hands on the helm

For Greek women in shipping, as steeped in the industry as their male compatriots, diversification is likely to be as high on the agenda as diversity

Greece Political and Trade

Supply chain delays raise theft risks

Cargo theft fell in 2021 compared with the previous 12 months, but the disruptions in supply chains have made weak security systems easier to exploit

International Containers

US east coast ports see stronger volume growth

Volumes continue to grow on both sides of the US, but the east coast is taking the lion’s share. An easing of lockdowns in Shanghai could see a surge on the west coast, however

North America United States

The week in charts: Smaller tankers, not VLCCs, lead tanker recovery | Much of Sovcomflot’s fleet is waiting for orders | Boxship newbuilding orderbook is set to surpass 30% of operational fleet

The situation in Ukraine causes war loss and damage incidents to rise to 1990 levels; the bulk carrier market will benefit from a boost in grain exports from South America; and VLCC rates remain in the negative, despite a lift in rates for smaller tankers 

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Boxship newbuilding orderbook set to hit 30% of operational fleet

Newbuilding contracts awaiting confirmation for CMA CGM, MSC and Seaspan will drive the global boxship orderbook past 30% of the existing fleet

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EU carbon market amendments pass key vote

The European Union’s environment committee votes for a host of changes to the carbon market, including the expansion of the emissions trading scheme to cover 100% of voyages by 2028

Europe EU

Eagle Bulk sees new trading patterns supporting dry bulk

Backhaul trades are garnering premiums to the index, according to US-based company. ‘It’s not business as usual,’ says chief executive Gary Vogel

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US regulator uses ‘soft power’ to crack down on ‘nickel and diming’ container lines

Congestion-related charges levied by lines on US shippers along with ‘unreasonable’ and detention and demurrage fines are in regulator’s crosshairs, FMC chairman Dan Maffei tells Lloyd’s List

United States Containers

Week in newbuildings: Three shipyards confirm LNG carrier orders worth $2bn

At least 48 liquefied natural gas carriers have been ordered so far this year, with another 18 thought to be under discussion      

Containers Dry Bulk

Greece 2022: ‘You have to persevere to prosper,’ says Euroseas founder Aristides Pittas

Euroseas and EuroDry founder Aristides Pittas can look back on generations of family involvement in the industry and yet he continues to be amazed by the swings in fortune that are unique to shipping

Greece Dry Bulk

Greece 2022: Women with their hands on the helm

For Greek women in shipping, as steeped in the industry as their male compatriots, diversification is likely to be as high on the agenda as diversity

Greece Political and Trade

Supply chain delays raise theft risks

Cargo theft fell in 2021 compared with the previous 12 months, but the disruptions in supply chains have made weak security systems easier to exploit

International Containers

Maersk relaunches China-Europe rail service

Rail freight between China and Europe has traditionally provided a useful buffer between air and ocean services. Maersk is now resuming services through a combination of rail, barge and feederships

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