Sunday, August 19, 2018

Container Handling at Ports, Key to Effective and Efficient Shipping

Changing consumer behaviour and new technological developments are factors that keep world trade and container transport in continuous motion, apart from productivity, which is...

P&I Clubs – Essential to the Maritime Industry

The maritime industry has the distinct reputation of being one of the most dangerous professions in the world. Protection and Indemnity is therefore essential...

Solar, Wind & Hybrid Power for Shipping

How to Tap Solar Power Effectively in Ships The vast majority of ships and marine vessels are dependent on fossil fuels that burden the environment....

Dangers Associated with Transporting Chemicals on Ships

Ships often carry dangerous chemicals on board that can cause harm and injury if not treated with the utmost care. The crew on board...

Turn Back to the Industry’s Most Shocking Bankruptcy – The Hanjin Collapse

While the shipping industry can be volatile at times, it has always managed to recover from trying times. This is why the collapse of...

Port of Amsterdam Part of New Silk Route, 1st Train to Depart in March...

From March 2018, Port of Amsterdam will be part of a modern incarnation of the historical Silk Route. A direct railway connection is being...

Renewable Energy Sources – Key to Green Shipping and Fuel-Saving

We live in an era where global forums are raising serious concerns about environmental pollution due to the increased use of fossil fuels. While...

LNG – The Preferred Choice for Marine Fuel

The shipping industry is seeing a large number of changes that is changing the way the industry operates as a whole and in parts....

The Panama Canal – An Engineering Wonder

The Panama Canal is a modern day engineering wonder. It is approximately 80 kilometers long between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. However, geographically, the Pacific...

Floating Storage Regasification Unit, the FSRU – An Outlook

An emerging Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) technology that has grown around the world in the past two decades is the Floating Storage Regasification Unit...