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2024 Shipping Industry Predictions: A Comprehensive Analysis



January 30, 2024 /

As we step into the new year, it's pivotal to assess the anticipated trends that will shape the shipping industry throughout 2024, so here are our shipping industry predictions. From advancements in technology to sustainability initiatives, we look at the evidence-based projections that are expected to influence the shipping landscape in the coming year. Sustainable…


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.…


Methanol as a Game-Changer for Clean Shipping



August 1, 2023 /

Methanol has been considered as a potential clean fuel for the shipping industry due to its lower emissions compared to traditional marine fuels. It is a type of alcohol with the chemical formula CH3OH and can be produced from a variety of sources, including natural gas, biomass, and carbon dioxide (CO2) captured from industrial processes.…


Exporting to the EU



July 21, 2023 /

While the EU is one of the UK’s closest partners and has a large consumer market, exporting to EU countries in recent years have presented a number of unique challenges. We’ve tried to outline some of these that UK exporters will encounter in the following article. Customs and Import Regulations: While every country has its…


TPM 2023 Conference



February 28, 2023 /

The Transpacific Maritime (TPM) conference is a prominent annual event that brings together industry experts, executives, and stakeholders in the maritime and logistics sectors. The conference is typically held in Long Beach, California, which is home to one of the busiest ports in the world. One of the key themes that has emerged in recent…


Container Lines Commit to 100% Electronic Bill of Lading by 2030



February 23, 2023 /

Container shipping has long been one of the most important industries in the global economy, facilitating the movement of goods across continents and connecting businesses around the world. Over the years, the industry has undergone significant changes, with new technologies and processes transforming the way shipping companies operate. One such change is the move towards…