Tuesday, August 21, 2018

CARIB AND LATIN AMERICA INVESTMENT SHORTFALL

The Banco de Desarrollo de América Latina, or Development Bank of Latin America (CAF), has issued a study it has undertaken into port investment...

Trump’s War of Words With Iran Shines Spotlight on Vital Oil Route

The war of words between U.S. President Donald Trump and his counterpart in Iran over oil exports and sanctions is shining a spotlight on...

ABS Leads Cyber Security Training for US Coast Guard AMSC Members

Throughout the month of May, ABS and the U.S. Coast Guard’s Office of Port and Facility Compliance held a series of Cyber Security Awareness...

Enablers of tax avoidance rules: the impact on shipping

New rules have recently been introduced in the UK to combat complex or artificial tax avoidance arrangements. These rules apply to ‘enablers’ of defeated...
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Free trade agreement between European Union and Japan: Repercussions for the Port of Hamburg?

The European Union (EU) has signed its largest-ever free trade agreement. This aims to boost the economies of the EU and Japan. For instance,...

Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology,...

A Rare Hedge Fund Bet Targets the World’s Biggest Shipping Firm

A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S is in an unusual place this year as the world’s biggest shipping company finds itself the target of an attack by...

Tariffs Are Poised to Wreck Christmas for Shipping Companies

Christmas is looking a little less bright for container-shipping companies. As the industry enters what’s typically its busiest quarter before the year-end holidays, an...

Mike Wilson to Receive CII Connie Award in December 2018; Roy Schleicher to Be...

Luncheon to be held December 10, 2018 at Renaissance Hotel Michael (Mike) Wilson, Senior Vice President of Business Operations for Hamburg Sud North America, has...

Iran Crude Exports Set to Wilt Due to Sanctions

Iran’s oil exports could fall by as much as two-thirds by the end of the year because of new U.S. sanctions, putting oil markets...