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June 15, 2020 - 12:58:49 am

Since the beginning of 2020, the world community has been under an unprecedented crisis facing uncertainty due to COVID-19...

June 08, 2020 - 07:35:30 am

Shipping canals are waterways specifically built along major seawater routes to enable the passage of vessels. Most of the time,...

June 01, 2020 - 08:00:21 am

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

May 25, 2020 - 05:40:00 am

“General Average” is a term used in the maritime industry to define shares in a common loss during maritime accident. Defined by...

March 23, 2020 - 02:06:01 am

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has put the shipping industry into the grip of fear and stagnation. Most of the stakeholders...

March 16, 2020 - 02:40:40 am

The Middle East has long been one of the world’s key avenues for trade, innovations and ideas, which made Port Technology...

March 09, 2020 - 02:37:21 am

Europe is home to the some of the busiest and most technologically advanced ports in the world, which begs the question: Where...

March 02, 2020 - 02:11:53 am

Here at Port Technology International, we have taken it upon ourselves to answer the question of ‘what are the busiest ports in...

February 24, 2020 - 02:36:23 am

China is critical to the global economy and flow of goods across the world. Port Technology International (PTI) has asked: what...

February 17, 2020 - 02:50:42 am

A free port or free zone is a specifically designated area where tariffs on imports are either substantially cut or waived in the...

February 10, 2020 - 02:44:31 am

· Duty of care towards to crew Employers owe a duty of care towards their crew. The Club has set out some recommended precautions...

February 03, 2020 - 02:12:36 am

Ever since the advent of containerised shipping in the 1960s, container ships have grown steadily larger. According to Allianz...

January 27, 2020 - 02:40:11 am

The amount of fuel carried on a container ship varies based on the engine capacity and size of the ship, which themselves are a...

January 20, 2020 - 02:35:44 am

Often times mariners are heard joking to each other that “They will meet up again in Snug Harbor“.  What does this mean? Well,...

December 16, 2019 - 12:41:01 am

 Willful act of not performing the assigned duties: To refuse to work as specified by the company (duties listed in the ISM Code...

December 09, 2019 - 12:52:05 am

Seafaring is a civilian occupation which imposes on the seafarers particular demands not found in land-based jobs. Seafarers are...

December 02, 2019 - 12:37:51 am

If you are going to work in the shipping sector or have a general interest in sailing the seas then you might want to know what...

November 25, 2019 - 12:45:41 am

Life on board of a vessel is very different from any other shore based jobs or organization. Each crew member has a precise rank...

November 18, 2019 - 12:32:42 am

“General Average” is a term used in the maritime industry to define shares in a common loss during maritime accident. Defined by...

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...

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