The December issue of the Bulletin magazine is out

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Overview

Get the latest insight and interviews in the December edition of BIMCO’s Bulletin magazine.

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Philippines turn to WhatsApp to fight piracy and smuggling
Closed social media groups are increasingly being used in the fight against maritime crime in South East Asia. For local fishermen and international professors and scientists alike, using social media as eyes and ears at sea has tremendous potential, according to security experts.

Moment of truth for Nigeria as dry season triggers spike in piracy attacks
The start of the dry season in Nigeria traditionally sees a spike in piracy attacks in the Gulf of Guinea – a fact once again confirmed over the past two months. Nigeria, which has signalled that it now has the assets to fight piracy, is facing a tremendous test.

Futurist: more trade wars and protectionism on horizon for shipping
As 2020 draws to a close, the shipping industry will shut the door on a turbulent, disrupted year. The after-effects of the COVID-19 pandemic will likely push Europe towards further protectionist measures, and the US will continue down the trade re-balancing road with China: in short, shipping should brace for more volatility, says Futurist and CEO, Daria Krivonos.

The executive interview
Lim Ying Ying: Innovation – the silver lining of COVID-19
In each issue, the Bulletin interviews a shipping executive. In this edition, Lim Ying Ying, Managing Director and Ocean Transport APAC lead at Cargill, based in Singapore, talks about COVID-19 challenges in the short and long term, and how it has forced the adoption of further digital innovations in the industry.

In addition, read the latest market analysis from BIMCO’s shipping market analysts, read why Shipping faces skills loss if crew change crisis drags on, about Sale and leaseback – the pros and cons of the popular ship-financing tool and much more.

Follow the links above to read the articles and interviews or download the BIMCO Bulletin Magazine app and enjoy the articles on your favourite mobile device.

Mette Kronholm Frænde
in Copenhagen, DK

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