Monday, May 21, 2018

Understanding the Elaborate ‘Crossing the Line Ceremony’

Naval tradition dictates that any ship crossing the equator must pay their respects to the Lord of the Seas, King Neptune, to gain his...

Asia’s Leading Ports: Lending a Dimension to Global Shipping – II

Port Klang Port Klang is a town and the main gateway by sea into Malaysia. Located in the District of Klang, it is one of...

The Busiest Ports in the World and How they Handle Operations – Part III...

The Port of Shanghai is the busiest port on the world and has been so since 2010. It is a critically important transport hub...

Asia’s Leading Ports: Lending a Dimension to Global Shipping – I

The Asian powerhouse economies are fuelling much of the dynamic growth in worldwide shipping. Here is an analysis and projection for 2018 of the...

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...

The Busiest Ports in the World and How they Handle Operations – Part II...

The Port of Singapore is world's second-busiest port in terms of total shipping tonnage, it also trans-ships a fifth of the world's shipping containers, half of...

Stevedoring – An Essential Component of Maritime Trade

Stevedoring is an occupation which involves loading and unloading of cargo on ships. It also includes various other dockside functions. The people engaged in...

The Busiest Ports in the World and How they Handle Operations – Part I...

2017 was generally considered to be a good year for global shipping, thus, naturally, ports were busy. Many ports have achieved record volumes and...

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...

Traditions of Shipbuilding – Naming & Renaming

This week we have seen how ceremoniously the keel of the ship is laid and also, the traditions that are followed when a vessel...