Wednesday, January 13, 2021
semisubmersible drilling rig
Offshore

Ocean 100: The 100 Companies That Dominate the Ocean Economy

By Umberto Bacchi Jan 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Just 100 companies account for most of the profits from the world’s seas, researchers said on Wednesday, calling on them to...

January 13, 2021
Total Views: 4967

Thursday, April 30, 2020
ships at port of rotterdam
Maritime News

Ships to Sound Horns in Solidarity

Ships in ports across the world will sound their horns on Friday in solidarity and to protest government travel restrictions which have kept seafarers at sea for extended periods of...

April 30, 2020
Total Views: 118

Friday, May 24, 2019
maersk ship
Maritime News

Maersk Warns Trade Tensions are Hurting Shipping’s Growth

By Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen and Stine Jacobsen COPENHAGEN, May 24 (Reuters) – A.P. Moller-Maersk , the world’s largest container shipping company, warned on Friday that trade tensions and an economic slowdown...

May 24, 2019
Total Views: 13

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Maritime News

Clarksons First Half Profit Falls Amid Challenging Trading In Shipping, Offshore Markets

Integrated shipping services firm Clarskson Plc saw its profit drop in the first half of 2018 after a challenging trading environment across the shipping and offshore capital markets. The UK-based...

August 14, 2018
Total Views: 0

Monday, April 30, 2018
shipping containers
News

Biggest Indian Cargo Company Wants to Build an Uber for Shipping

By P R Sanjai (Bloomberg) — Allcargo Logistics Ltd. is emulating Uber Technologies Inc. to boost its business of sharing marine containers. A unit of the Mumbai-based Allcargo, ECU Worldwide,...

April 30, 2018
Total Views: 17

Thursday, April 19, 2018
News

Blockchain Is About to Revolutionize the Shipping Industry

By Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) — Globalization has brought the most advanced trading networks the world has seen, with the biggest, fastest vessels, robot-operated ports and vast computer databases tracking cargoes. But it...

April 19, 2018
Total Views: 4

Monday, April 2, 2018
container terminal
Maritime News

Moore Stephens: Shipping Industry Confidence at Four-Year High

(Moore Stephens) – Shipping confidence reached a four-year high in the three months to end-February 2018, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore...

April 2, 2018
Total Views: 3

Thursday, March 8, 2018
Maritime News

U.S. Fund Manager to Launch First ETF for Shipping Futures

By Jonathan Saul and Maiya Keidan LONDON, March 8 (Reuters) – U.S.-based fund manager Breakwave Advisors is launching the first exchange-traded fund (ETF) focusing on freight futures, reflecting growing investor interest...

March 8, 2018
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
shipping containers
Maritime News

Commodities Shipper Seeks $150 Million to Start Digital Coin

By Isis Almeida (Bloomberg) — The shipping agency that struck the first freight deal settled in Bitcoin is now seeking $150 million to launch its own cryptocurrency. Prime Shipping Foundation,...

February 20, 2018
Total Views: 11

Monday, February 19, 2018
ship at anchor
Maritime News

All Aboard for Hedge Funds as Trade Tide Lifts Shipping

By Jonathan Saul and Maiya Keidan LONDON, Feb 19 (Reuters) – Forced to abandon ship after mistiming their investments five years ago, hedge funds are venturing back in a bid to...

February 19, 2018
Total Views: 38

Monday, January 22, 2018
cargo ship
News

Global Shipping Industry Failing to Fill Gender Pay Gap

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – Ethical and moral standards notwithstanding, companies boasting mixed boards can boast higher profits. Sadly, according to a study conducted by HR Consulting, the global shipping...

January 22, 2018
Total Views: 32

Friday, February 24, 2017
cargo ship
Maritime News

ICS Sets Out Plan for CO2 Reduction by Shipping Sector

The Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping, Esben Poulsson, laid out Friday what the industry would like to see from the International Maritime Organization to achieve as part of...

February 24, 2017
Total Views: 1

Friday, February 17, 2017
containership
News

The Shipping News Suggests Reflation Is Real

By Mark Gilbert (Bloomberg View) — About a year ago, I wrote a couple of columns examining the data available in the industries responsible for moving goods from A to...

February 17, 2017
Total Views: 15

Wednesday, January 4, 2017
News

Shipping Will Find Ways to Ride Out Protracted Downturn -Moore Stephens

(Moore Stephens) – The shipping industry will use a mixture of experience and innovation to navigate what is likely to be another volatile year for the industry in 2017, says...

January 4, 2017
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Maritime News

RBS Starts Winding Down Shipping Business as Hope for Sale Fades

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Sept 20 (Reuters) – The Royal Bank of Scotland has begun winding down its global shipping finance business, it said on Tuesday, ending efforts to sell...

September 20, 2016
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, July 5, 2016
News

Shipping Sentiment at All-Time Low On Trade Slowdown, Brexit Risk

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, July 6 (Reuters) – Global shipping confidence is at an all-time low as fears of a global recession and Britain’s vote to leave the EU pile...

July 5, 2016
Total Views: 13

Friday, May 20, 2016
Blog

International Shipping Crisis – What about the Professional Mariner?

By Captain George Livingstone [su_box title=”Author’s Note”] I have accepted an invitation from the good folks at gCaptain to become a contributing writer, this being the inaugural column. Briefly, I am an...

May 20, 2016
Total Views: 36

Wednesday, January 6, 2016
News

Moore Stephens: Shipping to Remain Volatile and Indispensable in 2016

International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens expects the shipping industry to remain volatile and indispensable in 2016. Moore Stephens shipping partner Richard Greiner offers this advice on what to...

January 6, 2016
Total Views: 3

Maritime News

China’s Shipping-Related Bankruptcies Likely to Surge in 2016

By Brenda Goh SHANGHAI, Jan 6 (Reuters) – China’s dry-bulk shipping industry will likely see a surge in bankruptcies this year as freight rates hit record lows and the country’s...

January 6, 2016
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Maritime News

IMO Making Waves: Women Leaders in Maritime [VIDEO]

Here’s a video reporting on continuing efforts by the International Maritime Organization and the World Maritime University (WMU) to promote the advancement of women in shipping. It puts the spotlight...

March 10, 2015
Total Views: 7