Politicians and businesses promised to strengthen and diversify global supply chains in the wake of recent disruptions — yet even if that was possible or desirable, it would be a costly reorganisation of trade lanes built off cheap, efficient logistics
The maritime sector’s fragmented approach to research and development is born out of a business model that prioritised cashflow and balance sheets at the expense of innovation. In an era of radical technological and operational revolution, many companies are no longer fit for purpose.
Shipping finance is grappling with the big question of what is pragmatic and achievable as opposed to idealistic but over-ambitious when it comes to climate goals. Those at the top are struggling to maintain a vision, while the squeezed middle is happy to pay for availability and focus on the immediate markets.
The war in Ukraine, China lockdowns, supply-chain disruptions, and the risk of so-called ‘stagflation’ mean recession for many countries will be hard to avoid. The consequences are not yet playing out in the shipping sectors reviewed in this outlook report, but even in containers where rates remain high and cash is still flowing, executives are already planning for the post-pandemic party hangover.
Fuel options are slim and future regulations uncertain as shipping maps its course to decarbonisation, leaving companies with few good choices. Collaboration, efficiency and flexibility will be vital, but shipping has its work cut out to become carbon-free come 2050.
Posidonia, which traditionally welcomes the shipping world to converge on Athens biennially for a mixture of partying, transacting and exchanging views, is back in 2022 after a gap of four years.
Shipping is not becoming any less complicated and compliance risk is not moving down the industry agenda any time soon.
Lloyd’s List’s latest shipping health check remains largely unchanged from the last quarter.
Cyber security has been put towards the top of shipping’s risk list, but slow progress to address this online menace is playing into the hands of cyber criminals.
The number of ship casualties and incidents have steadied in recent years, but now is not the time for the maritime industry to take its eye off the ball.
Lloyd’s List’s annual forecast for the major shipping sectors, highlighting the short, medium and long term challenges that could sway industry fortunes.
Lloyd’s List’s latest takes the temperature at two of bastions of European shipping, with a global industry perspective.
Approaching nine months into Joe Biden’s tenure as US president, Lloyd’s List assesses the impact of his arrival on the shipping sector.
The marine insurance industry has seen a marked hardening of rates across all classes after a long period of weak profitability, Lloyd’s List survey of the sector attempts to assess what happens next.
Lloyd’s List’s half-year health check across all the major shipping sectors, highlighting the short to mid-term challenges that can sway industry fortunes.
Is a conservative, fragmented shipping industry finally ready to take full advantage of a groundswell of start-ups looking for scale?
China’s role as the world’s rising superpower will continue to shape shipping and trade dynamics in the coming months and years.
From the sweeping twin tectonic shifts of digitalisation and decarbonisation to the forensic concerns of sanctions compliance and financial governance.
Lloyd’s List takes a deep dive into how shipping is shaping up as it embarks on its journey to decarbonisation.
The latest edition of Lloyd’s List One Hundred Ports, ranking the world’s elite port facilities in container throughput terms.
Lloyd's List looks at what's in store for shipping in the second half of 2020.
Like other sectors, shipping has come up against issues of global significance that can only be addressed through working together.
The only thing clear in a world free from the coronavirus pandemic is that things will never be the same.
Container shipping faces perhaps its biggest challenge yet in an already tumultuous history at the hands of the coronavirus pandemic. Lloyd’s List assesses the status quo, as the industry attempts to ride the coronavirus storm.
Lloyd’s List takes a deep dive into shipping’s endeavours to retain and attract the next generation of maritime personal on board and ashore.
Lloyd’s List annual ranking of the most influential people in the shipping industry.
Lloyd’s List gives a crystal ball look into what the year has in store for shipping.
This special report combines reports on Greece and Cyprus at landmark moments for both shipping communities.
The latest magazine contains a trio of big-name interviews, including Maersk CEO Søren Skou, plus more on box shipping’s digitalisation journey.
Welcome to the latest edition of Lloyd’s List One Hundred Ports, tallying up the annual container throughput figures of the world’s elite port facilities.
Why shipping needs to get better at matching good ideas with smart money.
Why the industry requires immediate innovation and urgent action to navigate its way from digitalisation to decarbonisation.
All the news and comment coming out of Asia’s flagship shipping event in Singapore.
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