First up, UK shipbroker Clarksons’ problem with its pay policy is not going away any time soon. Shareholders rebelled in greater numbers this year at the company’s annual general meeting, with votes on the policy and the remuneration report getting support from only 56% of investors. It has been a recurring issue for several years due to legacy contracts for chief executive Andi Case and finance and operations chief Jeff Woyda.

Commercial salvage and legal services are steering clear of the wreck removal of the tanker Pablo, which exploded in Malaysian waters, for