Tideworks Technology, a full-service provider of terminal management and planning software solutions, has announced Thomas J (TJ) Rucker will takeover the role of president effective 1 September 2017.
The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) is working towards boosting Singapore’s debt and equity markets with the launch of a Maritime Capital Forum later this year, as part of a wider blueprint for growth in various key areas in 2017.
The shipping industry, in particular dry bulk and containers, has seen a marked improvement over the last 12 months according to Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) president Esben Poulsson.
Maritime leaders today called for the industry to proactively prepare for future challenges to not only remain competitive and relevant in today’s volatile market environment, but to also future-proof the industry.
Containerised cargo moved by Panamanian ports fell 9.1% in 2016, the first time such a decrease has been recorded since the 2008 – 2009 economic crisis.
These may not be the best of times for the maritime sector but that did not stop 1,800 people from the industry turning out for the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) 31st annual dinner on Friday.