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..

Role of women in shipping and avoiding disparities – Executive Insights – Jillian Carson-Jackson

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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..

IMO and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia sign new partnerships

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IMO has signed three partnership agreements with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to support the preparation of a new global project that targets ship-based emissions. Further funding goes to existing … Read more..

Ana Ruiz Garcı́a de los Rios is FONASBA’s Young Ship Agent or Broker for 2021

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FONASBA is very pleased to announce that the winner of its Young Ship Agent or Broker Award for 2021 is Ana Ruiz Garcı́a de los Rios, of Bergé Logistics, who … Read more..

New association in West and Central Africa for Women in Maritime

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Women in maritime took centre stage at the inauguration of the Women in Maritime of West and Central Africa (WIMOWCA), the newest IMO-supported regional association for women in the maritime … Read more..

Fake newsmakers target Egypt’s first female captain after Ever Given’s grounding in Suez Canal

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After having celebrated 8th March 2021 as International Women’s Day (although every day should be), I found it appropriate that I pay tribute to all the women in the Shipping … Read more..

India makes history with all women officers ship crew

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As per IMO statistics, women represent only 2% percent of the world’s 1.2 million seafarers out of which 94% of female seafarers are working in the cruise industry. Against this … Read more..

Standing up for stranded seafarers on UN Human Rights Day

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UN Human Rights Day puts the global spotlight on the importance of human rights in the post-COVID recovery. IMO is highlighting the plight of the hundreds of thousands of seafarers … Read more..

More calls for Governments to recognize seafarers as keyworkers amidst humanitarian crisis

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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..

The changing landscape of shipping in global trade – The India Perspective

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Global trade is the backbone of any country’s economy. In this article, Kuljit Anand, a highly experienced and versatile Shipping & Supply Chain Professional based in Mumbai, discusses the changing … Read more..

UN Agencies issue plea to Governments for facilitation of crew changes

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“The restrictions for crew change due to COVID-19 is unsustainable for the safety and wellbeing of over 150,000 seafarers who will require international flights to be changed over to and … Read more..

Executive Insights with the Supply Chain Queen – Sheri Hinish

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Executive Insights is a series by Shipping and Freight Resource that provides ongoing insights and thoughtful analysis enriching the knowledge of the readers with what is happening in the shipping, … Read more..

Executive Insights with Saskia Groen In’t Woud – CEO of Damco

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Executive Insights is a series by Shipping and Freight Resource that provides ongoing insights and thoughtful analysis enriching the knowledge of the readers with what is happening in the shipping, … Read more..

Susan Oatway – First female Chairman of Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers

Education is an important requirement in any field in order for anyone to learn about that field and put that learning to work.. Such education and learning may or may … Read more..