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62 results for: shipping
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The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA), the executive agency of the UK government responsible for the maritime sector, recently made the...

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Worldwide, companies are effected by the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic which has impacted their Just In Time logistics...

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A joint bid for funding in order to develop a low carbon hydrogen supply to the Port of Immingham, the UK's largest port by tonnage, has...

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There seems little doubt that shipping is approaching a paradigm shift in its adoption of digital technology. Electronic bills of lading,...

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The Human Rights Due Diligence Tool has been launched by the UN. This is a joint initiative of the UN Global Compact, the Office of the...

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Brexit, COVID and the Ever Given blocking the Suez Canal have all played their part. On top of that, as the US and Europe start to exit...

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The passenger vessel Viking Grace has completed a trial of the rotor sail technology developed by the clean tech company Norsepower. The...

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Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) has built and delivered the first product tanker to receive the SILENT notation on their class...

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On top of the daily challenges to shipping presented by geopolitical uncertainty, market volatility, the trade impact of Covid-19 and the...

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Any fire on board a vessel is a major incident, regardless of the location of the vessel. However, most vessels are not navigating in the...

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The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has issued a warning regarding an increase in the failures of anchor systems following...

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She’s finally on the move!

Happily the “Ever Given” is now free from its temporary resting place in the Suez Canal and is being towed away...

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Heavy vessel congestion continues in Brazil as ships looking to load soy and sugar fight for berthing slots, the fallout from the two...

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Vessel owners, charterers, buyers and sellers will be anticipating significant delays at Newcastle and other Australian bulk export ports...