Thursday, August 13, 2020

VARIOUS APPS FOR SEAFARERS

As we are heading towards the technology, the smart phones have become an integral part of our life’s, be it a seafarer or a...

REFORMING ROFR?

The proposed removal of Right of First Refusal goes completely against the spirit of Shipping Industry. A boon or a bane in future? The Ministry...

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...

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...

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...

The Trade War and Its Effect on Shipping

The year 2018 has been tumultuous as regards international trade. The world has never witnessed such an intense trade war among the world’s three...

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...

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...

THE 2020 ALARM: SULPHUR CAP

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

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...

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