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Singapore remains world’s top shipping center

Singapore has topped the 2019 Xinhua-Baltic International Shipping Centre Development (ISCD) Index for the sixth year running, the Baltic Exchange said. The index...

Digital shipping register to launch in Denmark in 2020

Digital shipping register to launch in Denmark in 2020

Denmark has kicked off the process of becoming one of the first in the world to have a digital register of shipping. According to the Danish Maritime Authority (DMA),...

Malacca and Singapore Straits traffic hits new high in 2016

MPA: No immediate threats to shipping in Straits of Malacca and Singapore

After China raised its security warning to the highest level for ships transiting the Straits of Malacca and Singapore (SOMS), the Maritime and Port Authority of...

N2.4bn shipping fraud: FG seeks arrest of Innoson boss

Fake shipping documents: Court orders arrest of Innoson boss

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of the Chief Executive Officer of Innoson Nigeria Ltd, Innocent Chukwuma, in a trial in...

June 12: How politics ruined Abiola’s shipping, aviation businesses

June 12: How politics ruined Abiola’s shipping, aviation businesses

Many may not be aware that the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential election, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, GCFR, had deep business interests in...

US Coast Guard urges vigilance in shipping amid renewed cyber attacks

The US Coast Guard (USCG) has urged the maritime industry to stay alert after recent email phishing and malware intrusion attempts. According to a safety bulletin issued...

U.S. questions COSCO’s takeover of Long Beach terminal

Cosco Shipping Ports inks deal to build $3bn port in Chancay, Peru

Cosco Shipping Ports Limited and Peruvian mining company Volcan have signed an agreement Monday in Lima to build the $3bn Chancay Multipurpose Port Terminal. The signing...

ABS, CINS to jointly reduce dangerous goods stowage risks

More ocean carriers join Digital Container Shipping Association

One month since it was created, the Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) has welcomed five more members with the aim of enabling digital standardization in the...

South Africa to prosecute Chilean shipping company for cartel conduct

South Africa to prosecute Chilean shipping company for cartel conduct

A Chilean car shipping company has been referred to the Competition Tribunal of South Africa for prosecution for collusive tendering, price fixing and market division....

Maersk to introduce a virtual assistant  

Maersk, MSC, Hapag-Lloyd, ONE form digital container shipping association

Four container shipping giants, Maersk, MSC, Hapag-Lloyd and Ocean Network Express (ONE), established the Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) on Wednesday last...

Alphaliner raises fresh hopes for container shipping recovery 

10 important shipping terms you should know

COD, CYCY, DM, and DT. Say what? For an untrained ear, this is just gibberish. To international shippers, however, it is a different story. Understanding shipping terms...

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IMO beams spotlight on women in shipping 

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) said it was “putting the spotlight on women in the maritime sector” as part of the 2019 International Women’s Day...

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