Rising short-term charter rates and recovering cargo volumes are leading ro-ro carriers to reactivate ships in cold lay-up since early 2020.
17 Jun 2020
The importance of being able to speed up or slow down container shipments was driven home during the coronavirus disruption, but the option is likely to grow in importance for shippers.
28 Feb 2020
Multipurpose carrier G2 Ocean is expanding in Africa and Asia to support the joint venture company’s quest to double project cargo’s contribution to annual revenues.
09 Jan 2020
A secret shopper study of top forwarders by an equipment marketplace provider finds that most are uninterested in providing shipper-owned container options to small or unknown shipper customers.
16 Dec 2019
Two of the world’s top three container shipping companies are positive biofuel can be provided in sufficient quantities to help power the global fleet, but one carrier remains doubtful.
09 Dec 2019
This month marks three years since Maersk unveiled its integrated container logistics strategy, but there is still some way to go before the carrier offers an effective end-to-end product.
30 Oct 2019
Shipping and its supply chain is facing a series of trade and environmental trends that will require a new approach from all parties, says UNCTAD.
30 Oct 2019
Progress is being made in the global decarbonization drive to cut CO2 emissions by the container shipping industry.
22 Oct 2019
After a lengthy hiatus, the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) recently approved a $5 billion loan to finance US exports for the development of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in northern Mozambique.
16 Aug 2019
As tough as compliance with the IMO 2020 low-sulfur regulations will be, the switch to a cleaner fossil-based fuel will not be enough to achieve the IMO’s long-term zero-emissions target.
13 Aug 2019
Will stiff fines force greater compliance by shippers with hazardous cargo declaration, or is technology a better way to prevent devastating ship fires?