Wednesday, July 17, 2019

TANKER ATTACKS, RAISING TENSIONS

Two oil tankers were attacked on June 13 off the coast of Oman, forcing the crew members of one burning ship to flee. It was...

BLOCKCHAIN – TRANSFORMING THE SHIPPING INDUSTRY

Regardless of the steady technological transformations in the shipping industry, it still relies heavily on traditional processes. Most shipping transactions several documents, including charter...

HOW ALARMING WILL IMO 2020 BE?

With effect from January 1, 2020, in correspondence with a mandate from the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the acceptable percentage of sulphur in marine...

DIGITAL SHIPPING – WHERE DO WE STAND?

The global shipping industry has put a step forward by rejuvenating itself to the digital shipping. The Shipping Container IoT visionary Loginno is initialising...

THE MYSTERY OF MV DERBYSHIRE

The disappearance of the MV Derbyshire in 1980 was a shock to many in the world of shipping. In the 1970s and 80s, bulk...

TRADE WAR – BEST THING FOR CONTAINER SHIPPING

The end of the escalating trade war between the world’s two super-powers, China and the United States, seems to be on the skyline as...

SHIPBUILDING – Indian context

The process of designing and building a ship, in present days is extremely standardized mass manufacturing environment, remains largely a one-off, one-of-a-kind design and...

THE FUTURE OF DEEP SEABED MINING

It’s one of the freezing, darkest point on earth, full of aquatic life – a gigantic part of which is yet to be ascertained...

Wife of a Sailor

Life of a Sailor's wife is as tough as that of a sailor's life. The prime reason and strength behind a sailor focusing on...

Capt. Radhika Menon & Her Journey to IMO Award

Captain Radhika Menon is a name that holds every Indian’s head high with pride. A woman who has engraved her name in golden letters...

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