Saturday, January 20, 2018

Indian Shipping Industry – A Perspective

India is strategically located close to the Trans Pacific and Europe Far East liner shipping routes and the intra-Asia North South trade lanes. Almost...

Traditions in Shipbuilding – Launching the Ship

The launch of a ship is celebrated with great pomp and splendour. It is one of the most important milestones in the lifecycle of...

Maritime Trade in Nigeria – Opportunities & Challenges

Globally, the efficiency of ports operation of a country is its major driver of trade and economic activities. In Nigeria, revenues from ports are...

Traditions in Shipbuilding – Keel Laying

From building to launching and commissioning a ship, certain traditions are followed and these have a clear significance to people from different parts of...

Liquefied Natural Gas – Outlook 2018

The niche market of small and mid-scale LNG shipping is considered a growth market as it frequently provides a cost-efficient solution to the shipping...

Seafarer Wellbeing – the Only Stone Left Unturned in 2017

This year, the shipping industry has made some great strides in the direction of environment-friendly methods and techniques. Also, the industry embraced technology in...

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...