Sunday, April 22, 2018

Risks Involved in Tankers

The cargo tankers carry is often flammable, very highly toxic and corrosive – in short, it can be very dangerous to human health. At...

Alarms Used on Board Ships & the Purposes they Serve

While there are actions that crew follow for a man overboard emergency, there are three different turns that can be carried out in such...

Robots in the Maritime Industry – Cost Effective, Safe, Environment Friendly – Part 3

Firefighting Robots - Humanoid robots may soon be joining the ranks of the U.S. Navy as firefighters. A researcher at Worchester Polytechnic Institute has been...

Natural Calamities & Their Impact on Ports & Terminals

Seaports are the cornerstones of international trade. These facilities are so vital in fact that, for many regions, a reduction in capacity in the...

Understanding The Maritime Silk Road and OBOR

China is a country that is always looking to better its position in the global economic scenario. In 2013, the President of China announced...

Exclusive: Interview with Patrik Berglund – CEO & Co-founder of Xeneta

Sea News interviewed Patrik Berglund, CEO and Co-founder of Xeneta, a rapidly expanding benchmarking and market intelligence platform for continuous ocean freight. His inputs...

Global LPG Outlook – 2018

Even as the LPG shipping market is witnessing a depression affected by oversupply of transport vessels, the projection for demand of seaborne LPG trade...

Robots in the Maritime Industry – Cost Effective, Safe, Environment Friendly – Part 1

The shipping industry is gradually embracing technological advancements in all spheres. Whether it is employing blockchain or testing autonomous ships, the maritime industry is...

Coal Trading & Shipping – A Relational Outlook

Activity at major Asian ports was dull in the initial months of fiscal year 2018 (FY18). Cargo volumes handled grew a mere 3% due...

Types of Lifeboats Used on Ships

Lifeboats play an important role on ships and in case of an eventuality, they're the means by which lives can be saved and the...