Shipping remains on high alert for drone attacks

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IACS seeks to re-establish a class act

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Private equity takeover of Charles Taylor was factor in Standard’s go-it-alone move

Private equity takeover of Charles Taylor was factor in Standard’s go-it-alone move Broker predictions of a 50% sector-wide hike in P&I rates between now and 2024 is probably overstated, marine mutual head…       Related Stories IACS seeks to re-establish a class act Regulator mulls intervention in US west coast boxship congestion FMC chairman urges ocean…

Daily Briefing September 30 2021

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