Dispatches

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…
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…
The elephant in the room at the CrewConnect Global conference in Manila this week was the Philippines failure to comply with the European Maritime Safety Agency’s (EMSA) standards for the…
The US “mid-term” elections, sandwiched in the even years halfway through Presidential terms, are now behind us.
The Great Lakes shipping community received a huge boost in late October, with President Donald Trump signing a bill that would authorize close to $1bn for construction of a second…
A packed audience of nearly 200 heard strong opinions as to whether or not the maritime industry is ready to embrace smart shipping at a parliamentary-style debate held on the…
It has been 10 years since the onset of the 2008 global financial crisis, which also marked the start of a prolonged downturn for China’s once bustling and sprawling shipbuilding…
Digitalisation, now permeating all aspects of shipping, was central to almost every discussion and panel over Shipping Insight’s three-day span at its 2018 conference in Stamford, Connecticut in US last…
“Stepping on the Gas” was the title of an online webcast that was part of investment powerhouse Deutsche Bank’s initiating coverage of the LNG Shipping sector, spotlighting analyst Chris Snyder-…
Quality over quantity is the message from Cyprus Shipping Deputy Minister to the President, Natasa Pilides, when it comes to growing the country’s vibrant maritime cluster.
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