Beyond IMO2020: COVID-19, credit lines and coming to terms with a new bunker supply landscape.
The ferocity of the COVID-19 outbreak and the resulting widespread economic disruption, spreading from east to west, has interrupted supply chains and affected all the main shipping sectors. The months ahead will be testing as businesses grapple with the fallout and inevitable financial challenges.
Having passed the IMO2020 regulatory test, what are the key hurdles facing shipowners and other stakeholders reliant on the bunker supply chain? LR and Petrospot get expert views on what to expect in the months ahead.
Published 12 May 2020.
About Lesley our Expert Voice host.
Lesley Bankes-Hughes is an experienced editor, news journalist and features writer. After a number of years as business editor at Jane’s Defence Weekly, she worked for the International Stock Exchange and Euromoney Publications. She also established a specialist newsletter covering European corporate mergers and acquisitions.
At Petrospot, she is Publishing Director and Executive Editor of Bunkerspot. She has taken a lead on editorial projects relating to the marine fuels sector since 2007.