Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Asia’s Leading Ports: Lending a Dimension to Global Shipping – I

The Asian powerhouse economies are fuelling much of the dynamic growth in worldwide shipping. Here is an analysis and projection for 2018 of the...

“Keep Emissions at Bay”: Bonn Climate Change Conference

As the second week of talks at the Bonn Climate Change Conference gets underway, some 200 country delegates remain far from agreeing on a...

Global Shipping and the Impact of CO2 Emissions

Globalization makes it easy to send goods around the world. The cost for shipping goods has never been as low as now. However, the...

Container Shipping, Pivotal to Goods Movement, Still Battling Woes

Container shipping is different from conventional shipping because it uses 'containers' of various standard sizes - 20 foot, 40 foot, 45 foot, 48 foot,...

Pollution Affecting Flora and Fauna Surrounding Major Ports

During cargo handling operations in ports and harbours, discharges and emissions have become commonplace. Handling of dry bulk cargo including grain, coal, iron ore...

‘Sagarmala’ – An Ambitious Shipping, Ports & Industrial Corridor Project

India has a 7,500-km long coastline, 14,500-km of potentially navigable waterways and is strategically located on key international maritime trade routes. The ambitious project...

India’s Iron Ore Exports Hit as China’s Demand & Imports Plunge

India’s iron ore exports fell by 21pc in the 2017-18 financial year that ended 31 March, hit by weak demand for low-grade fines in...

Fuel for thought causing waves?

Reducing emissions and saving money on fuel – the two interlinked goals of the shipping world as we get closer to the International Maritime...

Understanding The Maritime Silk Road and OBOR

China is a country that is always looking to better its position in the global economic scenario. In 2013, the President of China announced...

The Strange Superstitions that Surround Seafaring

While every profession and trade follows certain traditions and practices, they do often have superstitions too. The latter originate from some logic or a...