Thursday, July 19, 2018

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...

The Strange Superstitions that Surround Seafaring

While every profession and trade follows certain traditions and practices, they do often have superstitions too. The latter originate from some logic or a...

Shipping Freight Rates – An Outlook for 2018

At the beginning of the second quarter of 2017, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) raised its outlook for 2017 with a projected rise in...

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...

Shipbuilding Industry: Analysis, Trends & Behaviour – 2018-2020

The shipbuilding industry has become more global than local due to rapid globalisation and easy to move raw materials, components and finished products across...

Dry Bulk Market – Forecast & Dependencies, 2018

After witnessing a slump, followed by a moderate growth in the past couple of years, the dry bulk sector anticipates a revival in the...

Exploring the Journey of Capt. Radhika Menon – First Woman to Receive IMO’s Bravery...

The IMO award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea was started in 2007. It is an annual award given to persons who perform acts of...

Why Train to the MCA Standard? – CEO of Galileo Maritime Academy Addresses

I am often asked, “What is so special about MCA certification?” To answer this, I thought I would set out some good reasons for...

‘Shipbreaking’ – The Most Hazardous Occupation

Shipbreaking is amongst one of the most dangerous of occupations, with unacceptably high levels of fatalities, injuries and work-related diseases. Shipbreaking is a difficult process...

Technology – Driving Port Efficiency

With major advancements taking place in the global maritime industry, it has become imperative that ports up their ante and become proficient in handling...