The American trade imbalance and port congestion

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As per stats released by the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, the American trade deficit on goods and services went up 4.2%, rising from $70.3 … Read more..

Maritime India Summit 2021 sets roadmap for India’s Maritime sector

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“Visualise a roadmap for India’s Maritime sector and work to propel India to the forefront of the Global Maritime Sector in the next decade” – that is the message that … Read more..

Demurrage, Detention & Managing Port Operations : A Conversation with FMC’s Commissioner Carl Bentzel

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The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has been thrust into the limelight recently due to various challenges faced by the trade and complaints laid by customers in terms of demurrage and detention … Read more..

Get coverage of TPM21 all through March on 50 Words

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TPM21 is the world’s largest container shipping conference that brings the entire Trans-Pacific and other global players in the International container shipping and logistics industry together on a unified platform. … Read more..

Timber & Technology Conference 2021 – Global Developments & Innovative technologies in the Timber Industry

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Timber is one of the most common and popular forestry products shipped around the world with a global export value of around $270 billion. Digitalisation is sweeping through many industries … Read more..

Learn How to Add Value to Global Food Supply Chains 

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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 … Read more..

The ROI of integrating visibility into your door to door supply chain

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Integrating visibility into your supply chains is no longer a luxury, but has become a necessity – especially considering the intermodal activities that are required in the global market place … Read more..

The Wakashio oil spill in Mauritius – what happened and lessons learnt

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The MV Wakashio left China on 14 July, heading for Brazil. The vessel, owned by Nagashiki Shipping and operated by Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd, hit a coral reef, Pointe d’Esny,  … Read more..

Suicides, assaults and pleas for help as crew change crisis worsens

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It is alarming when news of suicide attempts, violence and desperation becomes commonplace. This is, unfortunately, the state of affairs today with seafarers who are tired, on the brink of … Read more..

India contemplates National Logistics Law to boost logistics sector

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With a view to promoting the growth of the logistics sector in India, the commerce ministry is considering replacing the multimodal transportation of goods act with a full-fledged national logistics … Read more..

Seafarers as Key Workers, but more importantly, Human Beings

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On International Day of the Seafarer, while it is imperative to designate seafarers as key workers, it is equally, if not more important, to recognise them as human beings with … Read more..

Seafarers say enough is enough – ready to down tools

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If getting seafarers off these ships causes chaos in supply chains, if ports back up from Singapore to San Francisco, and if this causes ship insurance providers to pull their … Read more..