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Maersk lifts guidance to over $20bn

Strong demand, high rates and disrupted supply chains have boosted earnings at the world’s largest carrier. Third-quarter and full-year profits will now be far higher than first thought

Europe Denmark

Marine insurance weighs up risks in ESG drive

Marine insurance industry seeks collaboration with all stakeholders to better understand what’s at stake when it comes to new fuel technology

LISW London

Major banks join blockchain shipping trade finance project

Focus will be put on helping small and medium-sized enterprises gain access to trade finance from banks, with the support of reliable shipping data collected via the digital platform

Asia Pacific Containers

CDB Leasing pays ‘good price’ for seven handysizes from SFL Corp

Delivery time should be factored into the pricing as the type of ships were seen as ‘money printers’ amid the current freight rates

Asia Pacific Dry Bulk

Cargo owners can help shipping’s green energy transition

ABN AMRO’s Joep Gorgels says cargo owners can help shipping’s energy transition through long-term charter commitments that signal to both shipowners and financiers that there is a business case for more expensive greener investments

ABN Amro Environment

Lenders to cautiously return to shipping

Hot dry bulk and containers markets could tempt banks back to lending to shipping companies, but this boom is different to previous ones

Europe Finance

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Taylor Maritime chief talks London, liquidity and luck

Taylor Maritime founder Ed Buttery started planning his moves in 2013 while working for Nordea, hoping for the best, but well aware of the blows that shipping markets tend to deliver optimists. He has now positioned himself inside a market highpoint with a successful initial public offering in London. Luck comes to those who are best prepared, he argues. He joins the podcast to discuss London’s place as a centre for maritime business, why older vessels run well make sense financially and environmentally, and what’s next for Taylor Maritime

Lloyd's List The Shipping Podcast Dry Bulk

OOIL raises $450m to fund newbuilds and containers

The proceeds from the share sale will be used to fund newbuilding projects and purchase containers

Asia Pacific Containers

Zhonggu Logistics raises $420m to fund orderbook

Chinese container shipping firm will use the proceeds to fund its orderbook, purchase containers, develop a smart shipping platform project and replenish working capital

Asia Pacific Containers

Seafarers in line for 3% pay rise after employers agree deal with union

The seafarers’ union and maritime employers agreed a 3% wage rise for seafarers from next year, after three days of talks at the International Bargaining Forum. The collective pay deal covers workers on some 9,200 vessels flagged with open registries

International Crewing

Evergreen signs $1.1bn order for 24 feeder ships

Order pushes Evergreen’s newbuilding backlog to 67 ships, giving it a combined capacity of 671,422 teu, which means it only trails Mediterranean Shipping Co. Deliveries are expected to start from the second half of 2024

Asia Pacific Containers

Offline tanker fixture app will return ‘in the future’

App injects transparency and accessibility into opaque market by freely publishing information about who is chartering which tankers, where cargoes lifted and where they are going, and how much is being paid

International Tankers and Gas