The tremors of IMO 2020 - The mandated shift to low sulfur marine fuel which officially kicks in January 1, 2020 - will begin to be felt months from now and have already begun to work their way into the fabric of the already complex dynamics of the shipping sector.
Jason Silber chats with Pradeep Rajan, senior managing editor, Asia freight at S&P Global Platts and Jack Jordan, editorial lead at Platts Bunkerworld, for a rundown on the shipping markets in the run-up to IMO 2020.
Why BAF is failing the container industry, the next step in bunker costs recovery
With the looming shadow of IMO 2020 on the horizon, there is a growing confusion and discord in the container market when it comes to recovery of bunker costs in freight contracts. The BAF system is failing and the industry is looking out for new solutions.Listen