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Asia-Europe carriers to double blanked sailings

Asia-Europe carriers to double blanked sailings

New report says lines will blank as many as 58 voyages on the Asia-Europe trade in the first quarter of 2020, more than double last year’s total. This number could rise further due to the Coronavirus outbreak.
Should shipowners be investing in zero-carbon fuel production

Should shipowners be investing in zero-carbon fuel production

Australia is the biggest coal and the second-biggest LNG exporter in the world. It is now poised to cultivate a hydrogen industry. International collaboration with regional partners such as Singapore, Japan and South Korea will be key. But the need for new facilities, infrastructure and supply networks means that investment for fuel end-users, such as shipping companies, could be a defining factor.
P&I clubs plan five-fold increase on excess war risk cover

P&I clubs plan five-fold increase on excess war risk cover

International Group P&I clubs will increase the minimum deductible on excess war risks P&I cover from the February renewal, from $100m to $500m, or the value of the ship if that is less.
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