COVAXX and Maersk enter partnership to supply COVID-19 vaccines globally. The goal is to bring a much needed COVID-19 vaccine to emerging and developing nations. The agreement establishes integrated logistics … Read more here..
IMO has issued updated protocols to ensure safe crew change during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Framework of Protocols was first issued on 5 May 2020 and has now been revised, … Read more here..
Passenger and repatriation flights are essential to allow stranded seafarers to go home, and for their relief crews to be able to join ships. New guidance issued by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to facilitate … Read more here..
Yet another appeal has been sent to Governments to recognize seafarers as keyworkers and address the humanitarian crisis faced by the shipping sector, ensure maritime safety and facilitate economic recovery from … Read more here..
A humanitarian crisis is taking place at sea and urgent action is needed to protect seafarers’ health and ensure the safety of shipping, the IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has warned. … Read more here..
Supply chain is often described as the vital and crucial link required to get the product from the manufacturer to the market place for ultimate consumption by the consumers.. While … Read more here..
The sheer magnitude and unpredictable nature of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 has put even the best, most established businesses on shaky ground. All the best laid plans have had to … Read more here..
50% of participants do not use any software for freight management.. This is the result from a Freight Industry Survey that we ran on this site.. The results of the … Read more here..
By now, everyone is aware of the plight of the thousands of seafarers around the world who are either stuck onboard ships even after their contract has expired or stuck … Read more here..
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 here..
COVID-19 is probably the world’s most disliked word currently due to the rampant economic disruption it has wreaked on the world. All countries and all businesses around the world have … Read more here..
As we have all seen, COVID-19 is causing severe imbalances in world trade which is affecting everyone, whether it is an exporter, importer, shipping line, shipowner, freight forwarder, trucker, or … Read more here..
The COVID-19 pandemic has put seafarers around the world in precarious situations. Travel restrictions mean some cannot leave their ships, be repatriated home, or even get urgent medical assistance. Other … Read more here..
We have read many articles, extolling the virtues of Seafarers who are considered the backbone of the shipping industry and how they are important to the industry etc etc. However, … Read more here..
While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect and disrupt industries, jobs, lives, and economies around the world, there also seems to be a good fightback from the various industries, governments, … Read more here..