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76 results for: shipping
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After more than 60 years of containerization, ever larger specialist ships and ever more specialist automated container terminals, FedEx...
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Not the first such incident, and certainly unlikely to be the last. Following a collision with another vessel, the bulk carrier Julietta...
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After many months of COVID-related disruption, leaving crews frequently stranded on ships beyond the expiry of their contracts, there are...
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The newly identified Omicron Covid variant looks likely to reprise some of the issues which bedevilled shipping and logistics over the...
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Rising price inflation is starting to be felt across the globe, from the traditional economic powerhouse states to import-dependent...
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Another report from Lloyd’s List on the global supply chain difficulties says retailers expect the container shipping challenges to...
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Transport Day at COP26 will see the launch of: the declaration on accelerating the transition to 100% zero emission cars and vans;the...
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Shipping lawyers like me often talk about "the next big thing", but rarely do we pluralise it to suggest that not one, but maybe two or...
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After tankers were in the spotlight last year, is it now time for LNG (liquified natural gas) carriers to take centre stage?The...
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Shipowners are currently facing unprecedented challenges due to the IMO’s target of reducing carbon dioxide emissions by at least -40% by...
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Container shipping demand, and freight rates, continue to remain very high due to a host of factors, many linked to the pandemic. We are...
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Vale has made a large step forward in their Ecoshipping program, an initiative designed to reduce the company's carbon emissions, by...
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As a part of its efforts to reduce the EU's net emissions by at least 55% by 2030 (or, to make the EU 'Fit for 55'), the European...
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The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has published it's report into the grounding of the Seatruck Ferry "Arrow" whilst...
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The latest Annual Report has been published by the Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) which sets outs all accidents and...
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The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA), the executive agency of the UK government responsible for the maritime sector, recently made the...