With war in Israel, how are the ports being affected?

October 17, 2023 /

Israel’s air cargo and marine gateways for trade are functioning under signs of strains as the country’s war against Hamas continues. The backlog of ships is growing at Israeli ports while operations continue at most terminals amid preparations by the military to launch a ground assault in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip. Ashdod port has imposed…

Why is the Panama Canal being affected by drought?

October 11, 2023 /

Drought conditions can have significant impacts on the operations of the Panama Canal, which is a vital maritime route connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The Panama Canal relies on a system of locks and a network of artificial lakes and reservoirs, the largest of which is Gatun Lake, to facilitate the passage of ships.…