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October 28, 2019 - 12:26:07 am

 By Josh Hutchinson Ever since their inception back in the 1920s, Flags of Convenience (FoC) have been a subject of no small...

October 21, 2019 - 12:23:54 am

Although, everyone knows the difference between a ship and a boat, there are quite a few who often get confused between the two...

October 14, 2019 - 12:33:06 am

Containers are the best method of ensuring safe and sound delivery when transporting cargo from one place to another, coming in...

October 07, 2019 - 01:15:13 am

By Katherine Barrios No general time frame suits everyone, but sellers trading with a buyer in a new country should benchmark...

September 30, 2019 - 02:30:50 am

As of 1 January 2020, all ships are required to burn fuel with a sulphur content of no more than 0.5% (Regulation 14.1.3, MARPOL...

September 23, 2019 - 05:10:25 am

The International maritime organization (IMO) in 1997 adopted the guidelines for control and management of ship’s ballast water...

September 16, 2019 - 12:35:48 am

Signs of an impending global recession are piling up. The inverted U.S. Treasury yield curve. Dangerously high debt. Industrial...

September 09, 2019 - 02:17:54 am

     Continued from last week   Charter contract enforceability  Participants in ocean shipping take it for granted that time-...

September 02, 2019 - 12:35:08 am

Spot rates garner the headlines in ocean shipping, but what happens in the long-term time-charter market could be a more telling...

August 26, 2019 - 12:13:52 am

 What can be done to improve a port’s connectivity? The following seven policy measures are key to enhancing port connectivity: 1...

August 19, 2019 - 12:26:24 am

 Known as the “humble heroes” of globalization, containers are handled in hundreds of millions at container ports worldwide...

August 05, 2019 - 06:20:08 am

Attendance vs remote surveys Dave Wamsley is the RMI's principle contact for DNV GL, working out of IRI's New York office. “...

July 29, 2019 - 02:04:45 am

“The first role of the flag is to be responsible for ships operating in a safe, secure and environmentally friendly manner,”...

July 15, 2019 - 03:59:38 am

By Shamseer Mambra   Nautical fictions and other adventure stories are often filled with horrifying instances of ships being...

July 08, 2019 - 12:15:58 am

  Being a deck officer of a ship involves myriad responsibilities that are spread across the different aspects of the vessel’s...

June 24, 2019 - 04:57:21 am

The attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, which connects the Arabian Sea with the Strait of Hormuz, a critical choke-...

June 17, 2019 - 02:29:43 am

A recent survey conducted with participants at a Technology Summit in Hamburg highlighted that 82% of senior shipping executives...

June 10, 2019 - 01:26:48 am

Over 90% of the world’s merchant shipping tonnage is classified by the 12 member societies of the International Association of...

June 03, 2019 - 01:40:20 am

The release of the Paradise Papers, a global investigation that revealed the offshore activities of some of the world’s most...

May 27, 2019 - 02:23:45 am

In 1988 the IMO made “Seaspeak” the international language of the sea. English is the principle language base of Seaspeak because...

May 20, 2019 - 01:46:40 am

By Shilavadra Bhattacharjee Superstitions and beliefs are entwined into the very fabric of human existence. Be it any sphere of...

May 13, 2019 - 01:54:20 am

The process of shipping a container from one point to another includes a number of factors, some of which are demurrage and...

May 06, 2019 - 02:03:28 am

What happens when there is a strong onshore wind and you have to berth a ship without the assistance of tugs to a pier or jetty...

April 15, 2019 - 02:09:12 am

If we search the meaning of the term “bill”, it is defined as a printed or written statement of the cost for the goods or...

April 08, 2019 - 03:59:36 am

Ship operations are complex and require utmost precision. It is therefore the constant endeavor of the ship’s officers to ensure...

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