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Post ImageEnvironmentalists Urge Retail Giants To Tackle Ocean Freight Polluters

A report from the groups urged the US government to go above and beyond the pledge made in April that requires the ocean freight industry to be emissions-free by 2050,

Post ImageThe Ever Given Finally Arrives In Rotterdam

After spending 100 days either stuck or being detained in the Suez Canal, the Ever Given has finally arrived at its destination in Rotterdam, Netherlands

Post ImageWhen Was The First Multimodal Shipping Container Invented?

The invention of the standard multimodal shipping container transformed the freight industry, by allowing goods to be easily transferred from one mode of transport to the other,

Post ImageWhere Did Shipping Containers Come from?

Everyone will know what a shipping container looks like, as they are a common sight on the back of lorries, stacked up at ports, and in city centres converted into trendy shopping hubs.

Post ImageWhat Are International Waters?

International waters are a concept that is often discussed but is also just as often misunderstood by people outside of marine industries.

Post ImageDeal Agreed To Release Ship That Blocked Suez Canal

The container ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March will be released by the Egyptian authorities, after a compensation deal was agreed with the vessel’s owners and insurers.

Post ImageThe Most Unusual Cargo Ever Shipped

Given that logistics allows for nearly anything to be transported with enough preparation, there have certainly been quite a few odd pieces of cargo.

Post ImageWhat Is The Shipping Forecast?

One of the oldest and most curious radio broadcasts that has been played with very few exceptions four times every day is the venerable shipping forecast.

Post ImageEgyptian Authorities And Owner Of Ever Given Reach Settlement

The Japanese owner and insurers of the massive container ship that got stuck in the Suez Canal in March, blocking shipping for almost a week, have finally reached a settlement with Egyptian Authorities.

Post ImageUK In Talks To Join Trans-Pacific Trade Agreement

The UK has begun talks to join the CPTPP, which would provide a major free trade agreement with 11 different countries.

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