It is essential agricultural companies thoroughly clean plant machinery before sea freight, as soil can carry lots of pests and diseases to another country.
The greatest part of containerisation and the sea freight industry is that practically anything can be shipped anywhere in the world, including these oddities.
Amongst the huge amounts of containers and equipment being shipped in 2008 and 2009, one box was part of a BBC experiment to explore just how far freight goes.
Transporting large equipment abroad can be a challenge, but when it comes to shipping construction machinery, the best way to do this is on freight ships.
Explore the world of freight forwarding and its impact on agriculture, oil & gas, manufacturing and more in this comprehensive, insightful, industry guide.
The UK and France have launched a new Seafarers’ Charter to establish fairer working conditions for the sea-going employees of maritime shipping companies.
The drive to decarbonise the UK shipping industry took another step forward recently, as the UK government pledged a further £34 million of project funding.
International waters are the water bodies that lie beyond territorial boundaries. These seas and oceans are managed by a framework of rules and regulations.
The maritime industry is particularly sensitive to geopolitical events, and the past few years have certainly brought fresh challenges. Here are some of the latest trends.
Supersized vessels are increasingly used for container shipping. There is some debate as to just how beneficial these megaships are to the maritime industry.