Over the years, I have received several queries from readers around the world asking for my opinion and advice on situations relating to shipping and freight fraud.. Many have been … Read more here..
With two more major shipping leaders actively sharing information, data on nearly half of the world’s ocean container cargo is now available on a single blockchain-based data platform.. Major global … Read more here..
ZIM, the 10th largest container shipping line in the world is entering the Australian market with a fast service connecting China with major ports in Australia. Go to full article … Read more here..
Ship agents and shipbrokers have been active in the industry since the beginning of commercial shipping and that coffee shop in London and have been playing an important role in … Read more here..
In anything that we do in life, the first time is a scary thought – first time on a bike, first time driving a car, first time swimming, first date, … Read more here..
Currently, there are more than 55,000 merchant ships plying global trade around the world.. These ships include General Cargo ships, Bulk and Break Bulk ships, Container ships, Chemical, Oil and … Read more here..
The safe carriage of Dangerous Goods requires several considerations, processes of approval, acceptance, carriage protocols and documentation.. For the shipping line/carriers, while containerisation brought along ease of handling cargo, it … Read more here..
Misdeclaration of container weights has been an issue that has been going on for a long time and has plagued many a shipping line, ship and port operators.. In a … Read more here..
In view of the recent incidents relating to stack collapses on board and containers lost at sea, I thought a refresher on “What is container stowage planning and how it … Read more here..
On the 30th June 2020, a barge “MV Pruthvi” carrying 45 TEUs of sponge iron left Haldia Docks on its maiden voyage to Dhaka on the Indo Bangladesh Protocol Route … 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..
On the 24th of May 2020, APL England, a container ship experienced a temporary loss of propulsion during heavy seas about 73 kilometres south-east of Sydney causing around 50 containers … Read more here..
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has welcomed the commitment of 12 countries to facilitate crew changes and achieve key worker designation for seafarers, following a virtual ministerial summit hosted by the … Read more here..
Shipping damage is a massive threat to any products that travel on the supply chain. As per a Statista survey, eighty per cent of consumers say they’d return a product … Read more here..
The world’s reliance on maritime transport makes it more important than ever to keep ships moving, ports open and cross-border trade flowing, and to support ship crew changeovers, the United … Read more here..