‘Shipshape 10 List’, a list of news and articles published in the current week that a senior executive in shipping, shipping finance, commodities, energy, supply chain and infrastructure should had noticed; news and articles that are shaping the agenda and the course of the maritime industry.
Sometimes seemingly tangential, sometimes humorous, occasionally sarcastic, but always insightful and topical.
And, this week’s ‘Shipshape 10’:
1. Commerzbank earnings dip on increased maritime loan provisions (from the Financial Times)
2. Sinking Feeling: Shipping Is Latest European Banking Worry (from the Wall Street Journal)
3. Uncertain Future, Haunted by the Past (from Handlesblatt Global)
3b. Shipping’s Long, Slow Turn (from Bloomberg)
4. South Korean court all but sinks Hanjin Shipping (from the Financial Times)
5a. Maersk Slumps as It Unveils Second Loss Since World War II (from Bloomberg)
5b. A.P. Moller-Maersk halves dividend to weather shipping crisis (from Reuters)
6a. Container shipping: rising tide – Maersk keeps a weather eye on hurricane Trump (from the Financial Times)
6b. World’s Biggest Shipping Company Voices Alarm at Trump Trade War (from Bloomberg via gCaptain)
7. China’s Shipbuilders Go From Boom to Rust (from the Wall Street Journal)
8a. El Faro’s Sister Ship Scrapped After USCG Found Wastage (from the Maritime Executive)
8b. El Faro – An Open Letter To Investigators (from gCaptain)
9. America, China and the risk of a trade war (from the Economist)
10. Disruption on the Docks: How Automated Terminals Could Impact Global Trade (from the Center of Strategic and International Studies)
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