Maritime & Trade Blog
24 September 2014 by Krispen Atkinson
"Scrubbers," while an upfront cost, allow maritime operators to run ships on relatively inexpensive, high-sulfur fuel while...
23 September 2014 by Krispen Atkinson
Availability of shale gas, combined with new maritime sulfur-emission regulations, is making liquefied natural gas a potential...
11 September 2014 by Richard Clayton
Shipping is now more technology driven, requiring seafarers who understand big data, advanced navigational systems, and loading...
3 September 2014 by Richard Hurley
ORBCOMM has launched satellites that improve ship-tracking frequency across the globe, enhancing data available on...
18 August 2014 by Dalibor Gogic
Crude oil demand is shifting from the US and Europe to China and developing Asia. The tanker market continues to struggle...
7 August 2014 by Richard Clayton
Ship management companies, which provide crewing and technical expertise, play a growing role in setting maritime safety...
23 July 2014 by Alex Gray
Ninety percent of the world’s goods are transported by ship and, lately, much of that tonnage has been arriving late....
2 July 2014 by IHS Quarterly Staff
As trade grows, so too will the shipping industry. Challenges ahead include political violence at a growing number of ports...
20 May 2014 by Krispen Atkinson
Ship operators are assessing their compliance options ahead of the adoption of stringent new emission regulations that come...
16 January 2014 by Richard Clayton
In September 2013, a Russian oil tanker was damaged by ice while attempting to traverse the Arctic Ocean. It took five days for...
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