Thursday, September 20, 2018

Those Days of Calling Cards

By Sagarika Ranjan In the 19th hour of that day when I was scratching my first calling card, my hands were not cooperating and every...

IT WILL STILL TAKE TIME TO GET IT RIGHT

The increasing concerns about IT, new technology, robotic ships and digital rollouts – they all send a shiver down someone’s spine. The chances of...

Blockchain for Shipping & Logistics by Poonam Datta

The science of today is the technology of tomorrow. - Edward Teller Blockchain is what the tide of technology has brought in, this time around....

‘The Digitisation of the Shipping Industry: 2020 CE and Beyond’ by Poonam Datta

This write-up deals with ten major technology trends which directly affect the shipping industry. It does not deal with the secondary technology trends such...

IMO 2020: Switching to Clean Markets, An Insight

The International Maritime Organization's (IMO) ruling to reduce the sulphur cap for bunker fuel from 3.5% to 0.5% by 2020, means an overhaul of...

Port of Everett: A Historic Gateway to the Pacific

The Early Days The Port of Everett’s 100-year history is rooted to USA’s military. From the very founding of the Port District during World War...

WE ARE NOT ‘ALL AT SEA’

We are still in the age of the seafarer and we are all the better for it according to many in the industry. Technology...

Sustainable Shipping: Paving Way for a Green Future

Sustainable Shipping is a holistic management concept for sustainable development, applied to the shipping sector, incorporating environmental and social responsibility. Sustainability includes three main...

The Suez Canal: History, Facts and Overview

Since the ancient pharaohs’ time, the Isthmus of Suez has been the gateway to trade between the East and West. It’s thought that the...

Fluctuating Rupee and Conducive Trade Dynamics Drive India’s Growth

India’s containerised trade with the world has witnessed a double digit growth of 10%, driven by the fluctuating Indian Rupee, growing industrial production and...