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March 15, 2024

Shifting Trade Patterns and the Shadow of Geopolitics

Seatrade Maritime

Maritime attorney Sean Pribyl was cited in a Seatrade Maritime article providing insights on the recent slowdown in approvals for liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminals. The article highlighted Mr. Pribyl's panel during the 2024 CMA Shipping conference in Connecticut, which focused on geopolitical and economic factors affecting trade routes and agreements. The conversation also touched on the future of freight economics and the evolving energy landscape. Mr. Pribyl emphasized the critical nature of this pause. He argued that, if extended, it could greatly undermine the United States' potential to establish itself as a dominant force in the global LNG trade.

The pause, if it lingers, "could severely hinder the ability of the United States to be a global leader," he said.

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