The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Why does President Biden want to punch shipping CEOs?

President Biden claims to be “viscerally angry” about the container lines who he blames for inflation, soaring freight rates, supply chain congestion and much in between. The political theatre of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act was on show in the US this week, but to help explain what it really means for shipping this week’s Lloyd’s List Podcast features two people who really know what’s going on: Federal Maritime Commissioner chairman Daniel Maffei President and CEO of the World Shipping Council John Butler.