Ballast water treatment systems at a glance

With the ratification of the Ballast Water Management Convention, shipowners are pressed to decide which treatment…

Which fleets are cross-traders in shipping?

“Going where the work is” has been a familiar mantra for many generations across the world, and…

Keeping seafarers sane

By Michael Grey “Seafarers required – preference will be given to stolid, pragmatic anti-social candidates who…

The Qatar situation – assessing the impact on shipping

By Barry Parker Geopolitical developments, politely called “exogenous factors” have a funny way of creeping up…

Smooth sailing on the high seas

A shipowner seeking finance in Hong Kong has a plethora of choices including debt financing from…

Taking the blame

What is the worst thing that can possibly happen to you in your profession? How have…

Shipping: Setting a course towards a cleaner future

The introduction of new environmental regulations is leading the shipping industry to look for ways of…

18,000+ TEU megaships: Will they live up to the promise?

There are 56 container ships of 18,000 + TEU on order slated for delivery from April,…

Trump’s trade plans spell uncertainty for Mexican port

Latin America’s most technologically advanced shipping terminal opened in Mexico early this month, with a ceremony…

Zombie companies (like DSME) threaten to eat Asia’s future

By Michael Schuman Any horror aficionado knows that the only good zombie is a dead zombie.…

Light at the end of the tunnel for the multipurpose shipping market

Following another poor year for multipurpose shipping with further erosion of rates making it the worst…

The ‘ghost ship’ set to be the future of shipping

By Lana Jacobs With self-driving motor vehicles poised to be a real prospect on our roads…

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