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Lloyd's List Shipping Podcast

Either listen at your desk or on the move, the Lloyd’s List Shipping Podcast provides you with a weekly briefing on the stories shaping shipping, with top industry guests and expert analysis. Select the link below or subscribe via your usual podcast provider.

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: The challenges shaping shipping according to MSC chief Søren Toft

This week’s edition of the podcast features a very special guest; Søren Toft, chief executive of Mediterranean Shipping Co, the world’s largest container line operator, talks to Lloyd’s List editor Richard Meade about the challenges facing shipping and where he sees the industry heading

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Why we can’t allow climate talks to become a COP out

COP27 failed to deliver much in the way of progress. For shipping, though, the next steps in the IMO are what will determine the trajectory of whatever happens next. Fail to agree the detail and a complex, costly future awaits. There are positive signs that shipping is at least now having the right conversations, but is this too little, too late? This week’s edition of the Lloyd’s List Podcast explores the impact of climate talks on shipping and what happens next.

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Why shipping’s asset play model may be heading for extinction

Shipping’s traditional business models are not well set up for the race to zero emissions and shipowners may not be in the driver’s seat at all. According to Danish Ship Finance’s latest view from their head of research Christopher Rex, owners will have to get used to making less money from asset plays and more from actual shipping operations. This may be no bad thing for the overall health of the industry

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Good COP, bad COP

Promises are not progress, but there is at least a wider conversation happening about shipping at this year’s COP27 climate summit in Egypt. One week into the negotiations we take stock and review whether shipping is having a good COP or a bad COP

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Magic pipes and whistleblowers

Proponents of seafarer whistleblower rewards want to expand the programme in the United States and globally. However, critics argue the rewards can disincentivise crew members from stopping the very pollution the law seeks to prevent 

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: How to de-risk the future of shipping

Shipping is not quite at the tipping point where innovation will accelerate across the industry, but the digital revolution is creating a tiered market of haves and have nots and carbon regulation is changing the dynamics. The podcast this week features highlights from our live innovation webinar

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Does decarbonised shipping feel safe to you?

Moving to a multi-fuel future with multiple fuel infrastructures and supply chains is going to require a wholesale reappraisal of risk and safety standards across various industries, but has that been the priority in the race to decarbonise? Lloyd’s Register chief executive Nick Brown and Dr Ruth Boumphrey, chief executive of Lloyd’s Register Foundation, discuss why safety needs to be at the heart of shipping’s green agenda

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: The minister and the master

The Lloyd’s List Podcast has been in Cyprus talking to shipping deputy minister Vassilios Demetriades about sanctions, diplomacy and how the island republic punches above its weight. We also discuss seafarer criminalisation with the remarkable Capt Lasota, a Polish master wrongfully imprisoned in Mexico for more than 20 months

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Shipping’s zero conversation needs to be much wider

The future fuels conversation is not simply a shipping issue. Energy producers won’t invest without offtakers and shipowners don’t know where to invest if they can’t be sure of fuel supplies. A wider conversation is required

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Unravelling IUMI 2022

The annual marine insurance confab, IUMI, was held in Chicago this year. So Lloyd’s List selflessly hopped on a flight with microphones in hand to gather insights from the sector’s most influential figures for this week’s edition of the podcast

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Where is shipping in the zero carbon transition?

It seemed clear to everyone gathering in New York that the acceleration needed to move the shipping industry closer to the 1.5°C scenario will require unprecedented regulatory intervention, radical scaling of alternative fuel production and fleet readiness, disruptive technology inventions and substantial willingness to invest. But is shipping making any progress towards those goals?

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Are shipowners the boiling frog?

Shipowners appear to be feeling pretty sanguine about the introduction of new carbon ratings from January 2023. Yes, there might be some slowing down and some retrofitting, but the initial implications are pretty limited. Or are they? Has the industry genuinely understood the implications of CII? Or are the owners suffering from boiled frog syndrome?

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