Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Shipping Industry, Ports and Pollution

Cargo handling operations in ports and harbours lead to environment pollution. Handling of dry bulk cargo including grain, coal, iron ore and china clay,...

WILL SEAFARERS DRIFT AS TECHNOLOGY SURFACES?

The more we move into an age of technology driving the shipping industry, the less we will need seafarers and the more we will...

Pollution from Shipping Industry, Means to Check the Menace

Increasing amounts of ships exhaust gases emitted worldwide forced the International Maritime Organization to issue some restricted maritime legislation for reducing the adverse environmental...

Global Shipping and the Impact of CO2 Emissions

Globalization makes it easy to send goods around the world. The cost for shipping goods has never been as low as now. However, the...

Internet of Things ~ IoT in the Shipping Industry

The logistics providers that move objects by air, sea, rail, and ground have widely distributed networks and rely on rapid information about those networks...

Container Shipping Market – An Outlook for 2018

Market Outlook for container shipping has shown strong fleet growth forecasts supported by equal demand in 2018. A report by BIMCO, shows that demand...

Dry Bulk Shipping and Trade in 2018

A bulk carrier is a seagoing vessel that is specially designed to transport unpackaged bulk cargo such as grains, coal, ore, and cement in...
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Scrappage: breaking down the reality

There is a collision of views surrounding scrappage: the final voyage of the ships destined to be broken into smaller parts, crushed, reworked, re-used,...

Tanker Market 2018: Q2 Performance, Q3 Forecast, an Outlook

An abundance of tonnage not seen since Medium Range tankers stacked up outside US Gulf Coast refinery terminals-post Hurricane Harvey in September 2017 is...

Blockchain Technology: Applications and Implications on the Shipping Industry

The blockchain is an undeniably ingenious invention, allowing digital information to be distributed but not copied. Blockchain technology created the backbone of a new...