The sharing of data will be the big revolution that will change the logistics and container shipping industry in the future. However industry players have different views on whether it will be a disruptive change or just improving the way things are done.
The significant role that Asia continues to play in the global maritime and offshore industries, even in today’s market environment, were firmly demonstrated at Sea Asia 2017 held in Singapore last month.
Singapore has clinched the top spot in Menon’s Leading Maritime Capitals of the World Report (Menon Report) for 2017, and the country is projected to remain well-positioned for the maritime industry up to 2022 and beyond.
The frequency of major vessel casualties has risen in 2016 for the second consecutive year amid a continuing challenging market for marine underwriters, according to the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI).
Hamburg Süd has opened its first proprietary agency in the Middle East, with Hamburg Süd Shipping commencing operations in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
AkzoNobel and Maersk Line have signed a sustainability partnership to reduce carbon emissions per container shipped by 10%.
The world’s largest containership, the MOL Triumph, has been delivered to Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) from Samsung Heavy Industries.
Capital Link’s 2017 Shipping Conference, now in its 11th year, drew a standing-room only crowd, with financial industry participants greatly outnumbering shipping people.