The recently renamed tanker Adrian Darya 1 (previously Grace 1), now Iranian-flagged, has been closely followed by the pundits on all things geopolitical, as well as AIS enthusiasts since its mid-August release from Gibraltar, where it had been...
The threat remains “highly likely” of more attacks by Iran on commercial shipping in the Strait of Hormuz according to the world’s largest war risk insurer, the Norwegian Shipowners’ Mutual War Risks Insurance Association (DNK).
Given the pace at which technological advancements are changing the efficiency of operations and trade flows, many ports have embarked on a digital strategy, but true disruption has yet to come for most ports in the developing world.
The bold/audacious/humongous or simply bodacious Trump “infrastructure” plan, estimated to be anywhere from $1.5trn to $2trn, seems not to be happening, but small victories are being seen in the ports sector.
Ocean-going vessels going on full electric propulsion may still not be a foreseeable scenario at least in the near future. However there’s no denying that shipping has an eye on a battery-powered future, attested by an increasing interest in the...
In spite of the ‘Dog Days’ of summer, second quarter earnings reports from listed companies are in season; unfortunately, they reveal the cooled down and generally chilled nature of investor attitudes regarding the sector.
Despite an economic landscape offering few investment incentives, receipts from shipping boosted Greek coffers by an estimated $18.6bn in 2018. That is 14.89% more than in 2017.
Two sectors of interest to Seatrade readers – the OSV and offshore oil exploration businesses – have not really ‘recovered’ following the oil price slide of 2014 into 2015.
The US continues its moves into the top tier of Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) exporters become the world's third largest.