Tanker owners brace for regulatory challenges and turbulence in 2020s

Euronav's Hugo de Stoop, Stena Bulk's Erik Hanell, Proman Shipping's Anita Gajadhar and others explain how the IMO's sulphur cap is going to impact shipping, how carbon cuts could impact decision-making and how the industry must embrace new technology.

Finance sector forecasts greater focus on environment

Cleaves Securities' Joakim Hannisdahl, DNB's Kristin Holth and Evercore's Mark Friedman explain what banks see in the cards for shipping, and how they expect ship finance to change.

This decarbonisation drive could turn out to be an important point of leverage for change across other hard-to-abate sectors, such as aviation and long-distance road transport, and inspire all of us to work together towards accelerating the decarbonisation across the full supply chain.

Shereen Zarkani

Opportunities and 'challenges in disguise' for bulkers

Navios group's Angeliki Frangou, Pacific Basin Shipping's Mats Berglund, Cargill Ocean Transportation's Jan Dieleman and more discuss dry bulk shipping's greener future, industry fundamentals for the next decade and how the sector's opportunities might be wolves in sheep's clothing.

2020s seen as 'transformational' for boxships

Shereen Zarkani of AP Moller-Maersk, CMA CGM's Christine Cabau and Braemar ACM's Jonathan Roach tell TradeWinds that environmental issues will dominate the agenda in the 2020s, as will political and technological change. Also, philosopher Soren Kierkegaard might provide some answers.

Maritime lawyers see opportunity in the 'Roaring Twenties'

The admiralty bar makes an appearance through Reed Smith's Sally-Ann Underhill, Holland & Knight's Christopher Nolan and Watson Farley & Williams' Lindsey Keeble, who describe how capital requirements, regulatory change and imaginable deals will keep lawyers busy in the decade to come.

Decarbonisation push set to create opportunities for gas as a transition fuel

Shipowners will be increasingly cooking with gas in the 2020s, and Shell's Catherine Hall, Avenir LNG's Milorad Doljanin and Nakilat's Abdullah Al-Sulaiti and more explain opportunities of decarbonisation and prospects for supply-demand balance in the LNG and LPG shipping sectors.

Marine insurance sector strives for sustainable profitability

Advances in technology, more regulation and pressure for profitability will drive marine insurance over the next 10 years, according to International Group of P&I Clubs' Paul Jennings, American Club's Dorothea Ioannou and Marsh JLT Specialty's Marcus Baker.

Tamara de Gruyter, vice president at Wartsila Marine Photo: Wartsila

Shipyard and technology sectors prepare for regulatory and digital change

Shipbuilding and technology executives such as Tamara de Gruyter of Wartsila, Hu Keyi of Jiangnan Shipyard and Sy Park of Hyundai Heavy Industries describe how new regulations will create opportunities but market and geopolitical challenges may persist.

Sustainable opportunities seen for shipmanagers

Wilhelmsen Ship Management's Carl Schou explains how offshore wind presents a possible growth opportunity for third-party managers.

Cruise sector predicted to continue 'explosive growth'

Carnival Corp's Arnold Donald says cruise can expect upward motion in the next 10 years, but it will be important to make the industry more sustainable.