Saturday, January 20, 2018

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...

Safety of Seafarers, Builds a Healthy Maritime Industry

‘Safety’ in the shipping industry involves maritime safety, efficient transport and navigational systems, and most importantly, the safety of human beings and the environment....

The Problem of Merchant Ships Aiding Drug Trafficking

Ships are used to transport all sorts of goods - from crude, chemicals and animals to cars and containers filled with everyday commodities. These...

Pollution Affecting Flora and Fauna Surrounding Major Ports

During cargo handling operations in ports and harbours, discharges and emissions have become commonplace. Handling of dry bulk cargo including grain, coal, iron ore...

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...