Demand for shipping is benefiting from a global trend in international relations where nations increase trade with allies, a shift known as friend-shoring.
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The first full-scale survey of risk and confidence among maritime leaders, this report presents insights into the issues preoccupying key maritime decision-makers and how they are placed to manage their impact.
A series of ‘once in a lifetime’ shocks destabilised South Asian economies last year. Can growing participation in global trade provide a lifeline?
The Port of Singapore has cemented its position as a key maritime hub, leading the charge on decarbonisation, digitalisation and supply chain resilience. Kenneth Lim, Assistant CEO, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) tells ICS about the factors contributing to its ongoing success.
Although the Chinese government has lifted restrictions on crew change, confusion about these changes abound - with some ports still enforcing the requirements imposed almost three years ago when the pandemic began.
The purpose of this Flag State Performance Table is to encourage shipowners and operators to examine whether a flag State has sufficient substance before using it and to encourage shipowners and operators to put pressure on their flag Administrations to affect any improvements that might be necessary, especially in relation to safety of life at sea, the protection of the marine environment, and the provision of decent working and living conditions for seafarers.
Since acquiring former tanker pool specialist Heidmar from TMS Group in November 2020, CEO Pankaj Khanna has grown the company’s commercial management business from six to nearly 60 vessels. He talks to ICS about what it takes to succeed and grow in an evolving shipping market.
LNG tonne-mile demand may suffer from Argentina’s plans to become more energy independent by exploiting its vast shale reserves.
The ambitious development of the UAE National Rail Network or Etihad Railway has reached a milestone with the connection of what is set to be the nation’s largest inland freight terminal, based at the Industrial City of Abu Dhabi (ICAD).