GLOBAL

Top three take-away lessons from the Suez Canal blockage

Direct implications for maritime security are unlikely. But there will be ripple effects in the shipping industry and in many commercial sectors...

By Dirk Siebels 30 Mar 2021

GLOBAL

Global trade connectivity rebounds, signals recovery from Covid-19 setback

Trade and capital flows have already started to recover and international data flows surged during the spreading pandemic as in-person contact migrated online, boosting international internet traffic, phone calls and e-commerce...

7 Dec 2020

GLOBAL

Ships moved more than 11bn tonnes of our stuff around the globe last year, and it's killing the climate. This week is a chance to change

It's high time the international shipping industry radically curbed its emissions. The industry must set a net-zero target and adopt a realistic plan to meet it...

By Christiaan De Beukelaer 18 Nov 2020

UNITED KINGDOM

Piracy at lowest level for six years says bureau

LONDON - Sea piracy fell to its lowest level around the world in six years last year thanks to a clampdown on Somali pirates according to the International Maritime Bureau.

17 Jan 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

Piracy remains "buoyant" off West Africa

LONDON, UK: The number of attacks by pirates worldwide has fallen in the past year but armed robbery and kidnappings at sea have surged off the coast of west Africa, a maritime body said on Monday (15 July).

16 Jul 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Removals company launches Draw-a-Search

LONDON, UK: Rightmove is reputed to be the UK's largest property portal with more users, more advertisers and more properties than any other UK property website. It is also the ninth most popular website in the UK, generating more than 12 times more page views than its nearest competitor. To maintain its position, the company decided to enhance its website's mapping functionality with Google Maps.

30 Nov 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

Fear of attacks strikes global transport & logistics industry

LONDON, UK: Cyber, 'hacker', pirate and terrorist attacks are expected to rise across the global supply chain over the next 20 years and firms should plan now to protect their assets, says a new PwC report.

24 Jun 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

Logistics sector 2030: Africa and Asia to reshuffle the cards?

LONDON, UK: The dynamic economic development of emerging markets will fundamentally change world trade by 2030, leading to the emergence of new logistics service providers to challenge the market share of established companies.

30 Nov 2010

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