Ocean Insights’ cargo delay statistics show how the bull run is wreaking havoc on the market, with container rollovers surging across major ports during December and most major carriers seeing increases in delays.
BIMCO has launched an initiative to raise awareness about the crucial role of shipping and its seafarers. Help raise awareness outside the shipping industry by sharing this video..
A study by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), revealed that liquid hydrogen could power nearly all container vessels crossing the Pacific Ocean, one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world..
The ICCT study found that 99% of the transpacific voyages made in 2015 could have been powered by hydrogen and fuel cells by replacing 5% of cargo space with extra storage for the clean fuel, or by adding an additional port of call to refuel..
The Hydrogen Council, a global CEO-led coalition has been working to enable the global energy transition through hydrogen..
The Hydrogen Council’s efforts have been buoyed by the joining of MSC – the world’s 2nd largest container shipping line..
Join Tim Crumley, Vice President of Global Logistics at Sysco International Food Group, Robin Jaacks, Chief Commercial Officer at Ocean Insights and Sarah Barnes-Humphrey, Founder and Host of Lets Talk Supply Chain in a webinar on “How Visibility adds Value to Food Logistics” where they will discuss issues facing the food logistics industry such as port congestion, carrier capacity, equipment shortage and lack of transparency on shipment statuses and how to manage them.
The latest update on the ONE Apus maritime disaster is that the discharging operations of the remaining containers has recommenced as of the 5th of January 2021 and since the first day of container discharging at Kobe, a total of 212 boxes have been safely discharged as of the 7th January 2021..
For many customers, the shipment of timber products can be as problematic as it is valuable as it requires close coordination between the various parties..
Speed to market is quite crucial in this business, as is slow steaming or longer transit, to avoid tariff increases in some cases or to adjust the delivery schedules to suit the customer’s requirement..
All these factors together determine the actions that the timber companies must take in order to have a competitive advantage in the market..
Centersource Technologies, an independent digital marketplace and supply-chain automation platform has released a White Paper that provides answers to these questions..
The impact of COVID-19 has been a definitive jolt to supply chain logistics stakeholders, as the widespread transport blockades impacted global freight movement.
Maritime logistics operations witnessed massive delays at the port terminals and customs, as countries shut down borders for several weeks.
For realizing true end-to-end logistics visibility, it is critical to think beyond the maritime mid-mile. Data streams across the entire value chain must be tapped for insights while initiating inter-modality collaboration to gain real-time intelligence over freight movement.
In that context, the recent announcement of maritime visibility leader Ocean Insights partnering with over-the-road visibility major FourKites is a welcome step in integrating transport intelligence across modalities.
The continent of Africa comprises of 55 countries with about 1.35 billion people (16.72% of the global population) calling it home. The continent has a combined GDP of more than $3.4 trillion, a vast untapped potential and some of the fastest growing economies of the world.
But trade within the African continent is the lowest globally with more trade done from Africa outwards rather than inward.
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement which started as a journey over four decades ago with the adoption of the Monrovia Strategy in 1979, the Lagos Plan of Action in 1980, the Abuja Treaty in 1991 and subsequent Decisions and Declarations adopted during various summits has finally come to fruition with the commencement of trading as of the 1st January 2021.
Anup Rampiar takes a look at what is AfCFTA and what it means for South Africa and the African continent in general.
Executive Insights is a series by Shipping and Freight Resource that provides insights and thoughtful analysis about the industry..
This series features selected individuals from the industry and is aimed at enriching the knowledge of the readers with what is happening in the shipping, freight, maritime, logistics, and supply chain industry..
Executive Insights also gives you a chance to pick the brains of these industry veterans, leaders, and enablers..
In this edition of Executive Insights, we caught up with Philip Teoh – Lawyer and Maritime Arbitrator, on aspects of International Convention of Carriages and other maritime matters..
There are several shipping jargon used in day to day business.. Port and Starboard are two such terms on a daily basis..
But not everyone is aware of the meanings and origins of these terms.. Here is an explanation..
The year 2021 is barely off its marks and it has already claimed its first maritime disaster casualty..
Containership EVER LIBERAL, a 7 year old UK Flagged ship was sailing from Busan, South Korea to Los Angeles in USA on the 2nd of January 2021 when it encountered heavy seas and strong winds around 20 nautical miles Southwest of Kyushu, Japan in the East China Sea..