2020 threw at us a potent concoction of virulent market conditions including a pandemic, skyrocketing freight rates, reduced availability of space and equipment on container ships, unprecedented demand and port … Read more here..
Cyclone/Tropical storm Eloise which hit Beira in Mozambique late January has reportedly caused severe damage in South Africa as well. As a result of this several port operations in South … Read more here..
2020 will be remembered by many as one of the years that has caused maximum upheaval in terms of freight rates, space and equipment capacity in all markets around the … Read more here..
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 … Read more here..
NVOCC is one of the terms you would have heard quite often in day to day business particularly if you are in the US or Chinese markets.. This article explains … Read more here..
In 2012 there were less than 2 million blog posts every day and in 2020 just over 10 million blog posts have been published every day across all topics. And … Read more here..
Further to previous reports about containers falling overboard from the Maersk Essen, it has been reported that the vessel has arrived at Lazaro Cardenas, modern, deep-water port on the Pacific … Read more here..
Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) is one of six operating divisions of Transnet SOC Ltd. The National Ports Authority is responsible for the safe, effective and efficient economic functioning of … Read more here..
It is very disheartening to see that commercial and business travelers are allowed to travel all over the world using the same planes and airports, but seafarers are not allowed … Read more here..
The country where the ship has been registered is called a FLAG STATE and this registration grants the ship physical and legal protection afforded under that that flag/flag state which … Read more here..
According to recent researches conducted by the World Shipping Council and others, thousands to tens of thousands of shipping containers are lost at sea each year. As a result, the … Read more here..
In the latest incidence of containers falling off the ship, it has been reported that the Maersk Essen, a 10 year old mega container ship with a 13,100 TEU capacity … Read more here..
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 … Read more here..
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.. Go to … Read more here..
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 … Read more here..