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Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Transhipment business model no good for Hong Kong

Posted to Far East Maritime (by Greg Knowler) on May 7, 2013

Some ports lend themselves, via geographic location or strategy, to transshipment. Singapore, for instance, had a throughput of 31.6 million TEUs in 2012, but more than 90 percent was comprised of containers in transit. Geographically, Singapore…

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…

ClassNK sets high standard for compliance

Posted to ClassNK sets high standard for compliance (by Joseph Fonseca) on October 10, 2011

It is not just a question of complying with the new conventions but ClassNK is more concerned in ensuring that stakeholders especially those who patronize their services use it as an opportunity to take their business to a higher growth trajectory.

Captain James Cook

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on January 14, 2011

Captain James Cook (1728-1779) was Britain’s preeminent explorer, as well as an accomplished navigator and cartographer. He honed his navigation and cartography skills during the Seven Years War when, among other things, he completed the first detailed chart of the rugged coast of Newfoundland.