Investors find safety in Chinese bonds, Technology, sustainability and governance in smart cities

Investors find safety in Chinese bonds, Technology, sustainability and governance in smart cities

Wednesday 21 October 2020  –   Vol.11 Ed.43.3

Commentary: Investors find safety in Chinese bonds

By Eugene Leow, Duncan Tan, Chang Wei Liang and Nathan Chow

Access to China’s bond market has improved in recent years as Beijing has taken steps to liberalise the country’s financial system. Much has been written about the return benefits of diversifying into Chinese government bonds. They also offer...

https://www.allaboutshipping.co.uk/2020/10/21/investors-find-safety-in-chinese-bonds-technology-sustainability-and-governance-in-smart-cities/

Agenda| BlueGrowth & BlueInvest Thematic Workshop | Green Shipping 21/10

Agenda| BlueGrowth & BlueInvest Thematic Workshop | Green Shipping 21/10

A one-day virtual event featuring investors’ pitches, corporate spotlight and entrepreneurs’ pitches in which they will have the opportunity to present innovative start-ups and projects in the Blue Economy sector (green shipping, smart ports, and maritime logistics industries).

The event is part of the BlueInvest framework of activities to promote Blue Growth and help SMEs and start-ups access finance and business...

https://www.allaboutshipping.co.uk/2020/10/20/agenda-bluegrowth-blueinvest-thematic-workshop-green-shipping-2110/

Lloyd’s Register response to GMF comments on regional regulation in shipping.

Alastair Marsh

Lloyd’s Register response to GMF comments on regional regulation in shipping.

Lloyd’s Register (LR) is aware that there have been calls for greater regional regulation of the global shipping industry at this year’s virtual Global Maritime Forum (GMF) event.

These statements were made in relation to the speed with which regulatory measures are being imposed to address the maritime industry’s decarbonisation challenges.

Some media have also reported that greater support for regional...

https://www.allaboutshipping.co.uk/2020/10/16/lloyds-register-response-to-gmf-comments-on-regional-regulation-in-shipping/

Save the date for SOS 2020 Sustainable Ocean Summit

Save the date for SOS 2020 Sustainable Ocean Summit

World Ocean Council 

The WOC invites the global ocean business and finance community to come together again at the annual SOS to advance leadership, collaboration and action for ocean sustainable development.

The SOS 2020 will virtually connect the diverse Blue Economy industry and investment world to focus on the decade of action ahead.

The SOS 2020 will again convene CEOs and senior executives from industry and investment to address the future...

https://www.allaboutshipping.co.uk/2020/10/11/save-the-date-for-sos-2020-sustainable-ocean-summit/

Argentina on the brink – again, Bleaker outlook than officials admit, and more

Argentina on the brink – again, Bleaker outlook than officials admit, and more

THE WEEKEND REVIEW – OMFIFLatest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world

5-9 October 2020, Vol.11 Ed.39  –

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Argentina on the brink – again: In August, Argentina reached a debt-restructuring deal with private creditors to end its ninth default. But since then, prices of the newly issued government bonds have plummeted and country risk has soared. The country depends heavily on the resumption...

https://www.allaboutshipping.co.uk/2020/10/10/argentina-on-the-brink-again-bleaker-outlook-than-officials-admit-and-more/

Participation of the Chios Marine Club in the European Program Blue Schools Webinar

A well attended event

Participation of the Chios Marine Club in the European Program Blue Schools Webinar

The Chios Maritime Club in the context of its participation in the European Blue Schools Program conducted an online training – webinar on 07, 08 and 09 October 2020, through the zoom platform.

The Blue Schools Program aims to raise awareness of schools and students in order to build a sustainable future, support the environmental sensitivity of the new generation informing them on the...

https://www.allaboutshipping.co.uk/2020/10/09/participation-of-the-chios-marine-club-in-the-european-program-blue-schools-webinar/

Ma Jun on climate risk analysis, Central American investment opportunities

Ma Jun on climate risk analysis, Central American investment opportunities

Wednesday 7 October 2020  –   Vol.11 Ed.41.3

Commentary: Climate risk analysis as a public good

By Ma Jun in Beijing

There is growing consensus among central banks and regulators that enhanced environmental risk analysis is essential to greening investments and protecting the financial system. ERA methodologies should be public goods. All parties in the financial sector should work together to promote their wider adoption....

https://www.allaboutshipping.co.uk/2020/10/07/ma-jun-on-climate-risk-analysis-central-american-investment-opportunities/

TPR Publications | Prizes | New doctors | Upcoming events

TPR Publications | Prizes | New doctors | Upcoming events

New paper contributions by TPR

Impact of sea-level rise and extreme events on infrastructure development in global trade

Belt and road: more competition between sea and rail? A generalized cost approach

Innovation in ports : technology, information and processes

Building trust amongst Smart Port Ecosystem stakeholders: a communication platform

Taking a bottom-up approach to develop a Smart Port Ecosystem
Thesis Prize @...

https://www.allaboutshipping.co.uk/2020/10/06/tpr-publications-prizes-new-doctors-upcoming-events/

Underwater Noise – Call for Input to CBD Draft Report

Underwater Noise – Call for Input to CBD Draft Report

UNDERWATER NOISE: INTERNATIONAL BIODIVERSITY TREATY CALL FOR INPUT TO DRAFT REPORT

WOC Encourages Ocean Industry Input to Convention on Biological Diversity’s Draft Document on Anthropogenic Underwater Noise; Deadline 5 October 2020

30 September 2020

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is circulating for a peer review the draft report on Anthropogenic Underwater Noise: Impacts on Marine and Coastal Biodiversity and Habitats, and...

https://www.allaboutshipping.co.uk/2020/09/30/underwater-noise-call-for-input-to-cbd-draft-report/

Blue World Technologies addresses emerging market: The future of climate-neutral heavy-duty

Methanol fuel cell technology for the future of climate-neutral heavy-duty

Blue World Technologies addresses emerging market: The future of climate-neutral heavy-duty

Blue World Technologies addresses the heavy-duty market based on market demand and a solid technology match, where the methanol fuel cell technology can contribute to the decarbonisation of a sector where direct electrification alone is not possible.

Electrification of road transport is gaining momentum as a solution for long-term...

https://www.allaboutshipping.co.uk/2020/09/23/blue-world-technologies-addresses-emerging-market-the-future-of-climate-neutral-heavy-duty/