Ton van den Bosch, global head of ports & terminals at Ince & Co, highlights the emerging trends in the logistics, intermodal and supply chain sectors and suggests that further consolidation and integration can be expected.
As the reality of the US sanctions on Iran bite, Greek owners are the most likely to be affected, according to VesselsValue data.
There are many alarmist scenarios for cyber threats against shipping such as remotely taking control of vessels, but North P&I believes the main threat at present is commercially from the likes of ransomware attacks.
Bimco and the European Community Shipowners Association (ECSA), the two leading associations representing shipowners globally and in Europe respectively, are looking at ways they can tighten their cooperation.
The issue of container fires started as a result of misdeclared dangerous cargoes remains a serious one for the sector and since 2011 some 17 container lines have come together as the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS) to try and tackle the...
As the world of shipping changes much more rapidly than it has done before, the transition of leadership at the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is also about keeping up with that change.
The introduction of the 0.5% low sulphur cap for marine fuels from 2020 is expected to increase losses dues to machinery failures according to insurer QBE.
The torrentially wet weather of the past few weeks in the Philippines and passage of the first few typhoons of the season brings thoughts round again to the perennial problem of liquefaction in certain dry bulk cargoes from tropical regions.
With a hard Brexit looming, the London Insurance and International Brokers Association (LIIBA) said Athens and Piraeus are among cities London insurance brokers could consider for European Union subsidiaries.