Dispatches

Shortsea shipping has never really taken off in the US but the disruption caused to logistics by the likes of Amazon a new opportunity is being seen for palletized cargo…
When Hapag-Lloyd unveiled its ‘Strategy 2023’ towards the end of last year, it was based on the premise that the container shipping market’s rush of consolidation is over.
You are the boatswain of a large containership, operating in long-haul routes. You are contracted to a nine-month tour of duty, from which you know there can be no relief.…
The environment, regulation and technology, and the links between all three, topped discussions at Sea Asia 2019 this week in Singapore.
Shipping is forecast to see a shift toward greater use of non-fossil fuel energy for propulsion by 2050 under influence from environmental concerns and the reality of climate change.
The parliamentary debate at Sea Asia roused the passions of speakers who really got into the playing the part of a political debate with the motion of - “This house…
In a sign of the times the Connecticut Maritime Association’s annual conference this week the fuel-related sessions were not relegated a rabbit warren of meeting rooms at the back but…
ExxonMobil is stressing that residual 0.5% low sulphur fuels are not the only way to comply with IMO 2020 and that distillates will also form a significant part of the…
IMO 2020 continues to dominate discussions in shipping the annual Capital Link conference in New York this week was no exception providing a variety of perspectives from across different sectors…
As a severe dry season hits Central America the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has announced its fifth draught reduction for the new locks, effective 30 April 2019. 
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