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The introduction of the standardized cargo freight container changed the shipping industry forever. From literally weeks to discharge and load a ship, cargo operations are now measured in hours. Moving tens of tons of cargo at a time is not without its hazards and drawbacks, however.

Posted to Madden Maritime by Richard Madden on 12/10/2014 6:42:05 AM | with 0 comments


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Consolidate, not locate
A new analysis urges lines to group together to get the best out of their routes

Posted to Martin Rushmere by Martin Rushmere on 3/27/2014 12:44:27 AM | with 0 comments


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In time for International Women's Day, we explored the issues women face when working out at sea. The benefits of a marine career are real and tangible, so we wondered why it's not a path that a huge number of young women are going down...



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Committee to be set up, as directed by the Bombay High Court, will consider the feasibility of maintaining 16 meter draft at Mumbai Port’s Offshore Container Terminal



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Setting a new national record Mundra Port`s west basin handles record coal cargo of 151,299 MT per day



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Third session of Institution of Naval Architect focus on the future of shipping, ship building and finance in India



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Mumbai Port says the Offshore Container Terminal will be commissioned on 13th December this year brushing aside the allegations by Mumbai Docklands Regeneration Forum about its viability.



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Containership lines must embrace new strategies for ship and fleet optimization in order to maintain profitability in the coming years, as new capacity comes into service. ShippingInsight will address challenges and solutions for improving ship operating efficiency at the 2012 Fleet Optimization Conference October 9-10. Register now and take advantage of early-bird discounts.

Posted to SHIPPINGInsight by James Rhodes on 7/16/2012 12:42:04 PM | with 0 comments


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While two Indian ports attain the highest draft, others follow suit keen to reap the benefits of the economies of scale

Posted to It’s a race to enhance the draft by Joseph Fonseca on 11/28/2011 3:33:19 PM | with 0 comments


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