McLean began testing different container variations, coming up with the primitive model known as the container even today. However, unlike modern 20′ and 40′ containers, this […]
Container shipping: Journey in Retrospect
Momentous changes in the cargo ship fleet
Ideas about future fleet growth, always partly speculative because of the shipping market’s unpredictable aspects, are now more complex and consequently less solid. by Richard Scott […]
A climate-smart, sustainable and resilient maritime sector
Today the shipping industry is the backbone of the world’s logistical supply chains, responsible for around 80% of all global trade and supported by 2 million seafarers.
How AI is reshaping shipping and logistics
The pandemic caused many changes and hiccups within the U.S. economy, including several supply chain issues. While things are slowly getting back to normal, there are […]
Hybridisation for Decarbonising
Jasleen Mann of Ship Technology explores how a hybrid propulsion system can help make vessels flexible and able to adapt to future technology developments. Technology group […]
Sri Lanka: Ports as a Premier Bunker Oil Supplier
Lest we forget, this whole idea of becoming South Asia’s maritime hub did not happen overnight – it was a decades-long approach of bringing together the public and private sectors to achieve maritime strategic objectives – a holistic, joined-up industry approach.
When might meets mightier
Vulnerable whale species include the blue whale that can be found off the coast of Sri Lanka. New routes have been decided in line “with the […]
New Initiative to change perceptions on women in shipping
Project to showcase female involvement in industry over the centuries A group of leading organisations within the maritime industry are collaborating on a project to highlight […]
Training opens new horizons for women in ports
UNCTAD’s TrainForTrade port management programme increases women’s participation in leadership roles in ports, promoting gender equality in the industry. Ports are dominated by men. Globally, women’s […]
Why Smart Container?
Supply chain requirements have changed in recent years. Today, to satisfy higher demands, better track the movement of cargo and respond to issues, supply chain stakeholders […]