Wednesday, July 8, 2020

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...

EMERGING TRENDS IN SHIPPING

The marine industry has played a dominant role in the expansion of trade over years. Shipping has been the most effective mode of trading...

SADAN K. – ENTERING NEW ERA IN SHIPPING

As global shipping enters a new era, BIMCO’s newly elected president - Turkish ship owners Sadan Kaptanoglu - has set herself the goal of...

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...

Is Suez Canal losing its importance?

The changing shipping trend of avoiding the Suez Canal and taking the longer route around the Cape of Good Hope has been made possible...

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...

GENDER INEQUALITY IN SHIPPING

The actuality of international gender inequality in the workforce is undeniable. However, it is even more profound in the traditionally male-dominated maritime industry, where...

MUMBAI HARBOUR – A GRAVEYARD FOR MAJOR SHIPS?

The Mumbai harbour, once treated as the best and safest docking point for ships this side of the Suez, has of late evolved as...

The Ship Graveyard – Where Ships Die

    What do you think happens to ships that have completed their lives, have grown beyond economical repairs or have become unprofitable to operate? No,...

Coastal Shipping Pact to Open New Horizons for India & Bangladesh

India and Bangladesh have signed various milestone agreements, for connecting inland and coastal waterways between the two countries leading to the enhancement in trade...

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