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Thursday, April 18, 2019

One Word: Hybrid

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on December 4, 2018

Every trade event has a central theme. Often, it isn’t an official edict, but rather, the sometimes coincidental gathering momentum of a particular trend, disruptive technology or the advent of something special. That was the case last week at the International Workboat Show in New Orleans.

Awaiting MLC & STCW tide to come in

Posted to Awaiting MLC & STCW tide to come in (by Joseph Fonseca) on April 18, 2012

Though the Manila Amendments to the STCW and MLC, 2006 seeks to bring in consistency and rationality in seafaring and shipping in order to serve better the cause of safety of life at sea, maritime security and protection of environment, yet…

Dry bulk sector has gotten a bit too bulky

Posted to Far East Maritime (by Greg Knowler) on April 14, 2011

A Cargill International executive said in Singapore that dry cargo ships totaling 106 million dwt would be delivered this year. The cascade of new capacity would boost the world’s fleet by 17 percent, while the dry bulk market was only expected to grow by 7.5 percent.