Post ImageShipping Industry Braced For Challenging Festive Season

1st November 2022

The final quarter on the year is traditionally the busiest time for the shipping industry, as Halloween, Bonfire Night and Christmas ramp up demand for consumer goods and industry supplies.

Post ImageOcean Freight Rates Fall From Historic Highs

26th October 2022

There has been a decrease in freight rates for both transatlantic and transpacific shipping, from historic highs which were achieved during the pandemic and beyond.

Post Image£60m Boost For Clean Shipping Fund

17th October 2022

The UK Government has launched a £60m clean maritime competition to mark World Maritime Day.

Post ImageWhat Are The Different Types Of Container Ship?

5th October 2022

Container ships are the lifeblood of international trade, responsible for conveying around 90% of all traded goods across the world’s oceans and waterways.

Post ImageStep Forwards For Nuclear Powered Merchant Shipping

28th September 2022

There is a growing interest in the potential of nuclear power for marine propulsion, as the shipping industry looks for ways to decarbonise.

Post ImageLow Water Levels Close Rhine To Barge Traffic

18th September 2022

The prolonged drought in Europe this summer has led to the River Rhine in Germany being closed to barge traffic, the Institute of Export and International Trade (IEIT) reports.

Post ImageGovernment Launches Maritime Security Strategy

6th September 2022

The government has announced plans for a new five-year maritime security strategy, which aims to enhance cyber security, reduce pollution, and improve the scope and quality of seabed mapping data.

Post ImageCould A Return To Wind Power Be The Future For Shipping

30th August 2022

As the shipping industry searches for ways to reduce its carbon footprint, one solution has looked to the past: harnessing the power of the wind.

Post ImageAdmiralty Paper Charts To Be Phased Out

22nd August 2022

The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has announced that it is phasing out the use of Admiralty paper charts, which have been used by mariners to navigate the oceans for centuries.

Post ImageJump In The Number Of Containers Lost At Sea

10th August 2022

There has been a 400% rise in the volume of shipping containers lost at sea, according to the latest data release from the World Shipping Council (WSC).

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