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IMO chief warns ‘failure not an option’ on cutting emissions

International Maritime Organization secretary-general Kitack Lim opened the Marine Environment Protection Committee with a stronger-than-usual warning on the need for…       Related Stories HFW hires former master for Singapore office Brexit and pandemic hit UK port throughput volumes Vitol Bunkers makes an early move on green fuel offsets  

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Expert Focus: How emissions accounting can help decarbonisation

New technologies and regulations are fundamental enablers of shipping’s decarbonisation. But robust emissions accounting and the transparency that offers will…       Related Stories US container imports from China at risk from new retail act Abandoned crew languish as cases drag on Weekly briefing: No end in sight for box boom | A capesize breather | […]

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Weekly briefing: No end in sight for box boom | A capesize breather | Tankers wait for action

Container demand growth eased in April, not that one would notice from the carnage in the market. Port congestion, rising…       Related Stories Shippers renew call for block exemption to be removed Cosco’s Hamburg move is commercial pragmatism, not a political play Capesize sentiment remains positive as market loses ground  

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Shippers renew call for block exemption to be removed

The crisis in the supply chain has benefitted carriers at the expense of their customers. Greater visibility of what information…       Related Stories Weekly briefing: No end in sight for box boom | A capesize breather | Tankers wait for action Cosco’s Hamburg move is commercial pragmatism, not a political play Capesize sentiment remains positive […]

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Global Ship Lease to buy 12 boxships from Borealis

GSL to take over 12 Borealis Finance boxships that come with remaining charter durations of between three and 25 months       Related Stories International Group warned of difficult reinsurance renewal China ports throughput hit by supply chain chaos Equipment shortages increase at southern China hubs  

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Equipment shortages increase at southern China hubs

Coronavirus cases found at Yantian have hit productivity at three of China’s major export hubs. Shippers are warned to expect…       Related Stories International Group warned of difficult reinsurance renewal China ports throughput hit by supply chain chaos Global Ship Lease to buy 12 boxships from Borealis  

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