Maritime in Minutes - news round-up January 2024
Shipping under attack in the Red Sea, a new container shipping alliance, Chinese yards dominate newbuilding market, and much more in the latest episode of Maritime in Minutes.
Seatrade Maritime News’ Marcus Hand and Gary Howard reflect back on the month of January in maritime and shipping the stories that stood out from our coverage.
Hear more about:
- Maersk extending pause of Red Sea transit
- The dangers of fake pilot ladders
- Methanol overtakes LNG for alternative fuel vessel orders
- Soaring container freight rates
- China dominates shipyard output
- The rise of the Gemini Cooperation
- Are you ready for SIRE2.0?
- VLCC newbuild orders set to return
- OSG takeover bid US and UK ships under attack in Red Sea
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Links to stories featured in this episode
Red Sea Crisis focus page
Investigation uncovers fake pilot ladders with falsified certification
Methanol overtakes LNG as alternative fuel of choice in 2023
Are surging container spot rates an overreaction to Red Sea diversions?
China hits 50% of world shipyard output in 2023
Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd cooperation to set off alliance domino effect
Shippers welcome the Gemini alliance
OCIMF launches all user beta-test of digital SIRE 2.0
VLCC newbuild orders forecast to return in 2024
OSG’s largest shareholder Saltchuk Resources bids to take company private