Two webinars around last Thursday’s Day of the Seafarer drew attention to the misery of some 400,000 stranded seafarers who cannot return home to their families or, conversely, sign on for new employment.
Container shipping alliance Ocean Network Express (ONE) has announced two new direct services connecting China and Southeast Asia – the China Thailand Service (CTS) and the revamped Thailand Philippines Service (TP2).
International Container Terminal Services’ (ICTSI) Melbourne terminal has welcomed the call of CMA CGM Ural, the largest container ship by maximum capacity at the port.
Maritime technology startups are set to benefit from a SGD50m ($36m) fund via SEEDS Capital, the investment arm of Enterprise Singapore, and six co-investment partners.
Japan’s maritime and shipping industries need a united approach and should draw inspiration from the ‘One Team’ of the national rugby side, according to banker Jigo Hayashi.
Over the last 12 months China’s shipbuilding industry has seen the merger of CSSC and CSIC and the impact of Covid-19, and a Marintec China webinar explored its current state and what lies ahead.
The container volume of eight major Chinese ports increased 2.5% year-on-year during the period of mid-June.
The legal landscape in shipping resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic is very different from the last global crisis in 2008 according to Ince senior global partner Julian Clark.
Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) plans to shrink its fleet size by a maximum of 40 ships as it looks to reduce market exposure as part of a ‘crisis response’ amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.