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UNCTAD (PART II) World consolidation continues

Posted to Martin Rushmere (by Martin Rushmere) on December 12, 2013

The UNCTAD review shows just how much the industry and the maritime world have changed over the last five years. The industry trend of consolidation and trimming excess fat shows up in unexpected corners. The average number of shipping companies…

Nuclear-powered cargo vessels

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on March 15, 2011

Soon after the dawn of the nuclear age in 1945, eyes and minds turned to the possible peaceful uses of nuclear energy. Nuclear plants for production of electricity gradually became common. Use of atom bombs for large construction projects, such as a second canal between the Atlantic and Pacific…