ITIC says shipbrokers and agents are among those most at risk of exposure to fraud in the shipping industry and urges them to carry out simple checks in order to protect themselves.
The growing concern over reducing carbon foot prints of sea going vessels is pushing the maritime industry to innovate and evolve like never before. We bring to you ten future green ships that would change the face of the shipping industry in the years to come.
Based on our latest containership databank and excluding intra-regional markets, we count 67 shipping lines operating fully cellular containerships in the container shipping industry.
Checkout the infographics of13 facts on the shipping and ocean freight, one of the oldest industries in the world, created by the team at iContainers.
While dropping of oil prices certainly indicate good news for the economy in general, many of us still wonder what might be the reason for this drop in oil prices and its impact on the Shipping Industry. Find out about the effects of plummeting oil prices on the shipping industry.
VesselsValue has release it’s yearly World Fleet Values Ranking. Topping the list is Greece, with an owned fleet worth just shy of 100 billion USD, followed closely by Japan and China.
Uncertainties Such As Trade War, Brexit, And IMO 2020 To Continue To Dominate Industry In 2019 – iContainers
Online freight forwarder iContainers says a year of uncertainty awaits the shipping industry, with many issues surrounding the US-China trade war, Brexit, and IMO 2020 far from being resolved.
The shipping Industry is facing an increasingly fierce regulatory environment, especially in terms of limits imposed upon air emissions; IMO NOx Tier III limits have been major drivers for performance.
The shipping industry cannot rely on the navies and traditional law enforcement to protect them from pirate attacks and to hold pirates accountable. Read more on what shippers can do for protection against pirate attacks.