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Asian shipping and logistics executives are not overly concerned about the impact of the US and China trade war and see a shift in trade patterns.
Brokerage and financial technology firm BGC Partners has acquired ship brokerage and consulting firm Poten & Partners Group, allowing BGC to tap on Poten’s services to expand into the oil,…
The Baltic Dry Index (BDI) appeared to be a tight rope walker this week on the verge of falling off from the 1,000 mark.
Fuel tester Veritas Petroleum Services (VPS) is not expecting major problems with compliant 0.5% low sulphur fuel oil set to be used to meet the IMO’s 2020 sulphur cap.
AP Moller-Maersk, CMA CGM, Ocean Network Express (ONE), Hapag-Lloyd and MSC have joined hands to form a new container shipping association to pave the way for digitalisation, standardisation and interoperability…
The Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA)’s new office at Nishi-Shinbashi in the heart of the Minato district in Tokyo was inaugurated by the Deputy Prime Minister of the Bahamas, the Honorable…
US-based software firm INTTRA is spearheading a non-commercial initiative to develop standards and data sharing protocols to help improve the free flow of information between carriers, ports, freight forwarders and…
Whatever the outcome of Brexit negotiations, the UK intends to remain “the undisputed leading global hub for Maritime Services,” Shipping Minister Nusrat Ghani told attendees at the Maritime London/IMIF annual…
Tideworks Technology, Inc, and the  International Maritime University of Panama (UMIP), the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) of Jamaica, and Manzanillo International Terminal-Panamá, S.A. (MIT), have signed a letter of intent for academic collaboration.
Digitalisation is the buzzword across all sectors in shipping with it seen as a way to improve vessel performance and streamline processes, and the world’s largest ship manager V.Group is…
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