All Insight articles – Page 2

  • FROM THE MAGAZINE: How proposed changes will clarify lashing rules
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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: How proposed changes will clarify lashing rules

    2020-03-03T12:15:00Z

    Paul Hoogenhout, senior project engineer at RollDock, discusses some of the proposed changes to Annex 13 of the IMO Code of Safe Practice for Cargo Stowage and Securing (CSS-Code), which provides guidance for the lashing and securing of project cargo. 

  • Charter rates remain steady
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    Charter rates remain steady

    2020-02-18T15:35:00Z

    Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have remained steady over the last month, according to shipbroker Toepfer Transport. 

  • Logistics industry braces for a global slowdown
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    Logistics industry braces for a global slowdown

    2020-02-13T10:00:00Z

    The majority of logistics executives surveyed in Agility’s 2020 Emerging Markets Index expect a recession in the next 12 months, amid concerns about downward pressure on global trade volumes.

  • UK launches consultation of free ports
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    UK launches consultation of free ports

    2020-02-11T14:40:00Z

    The UK is moving ahead with plans to establish up to ten free ports (also known as free-trade zones) in a bid to unlock post-Brexit opportunities and support logistics supply chains.

  • North P&I updates platform to reflect coronavirus risk
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    North P&I updates platform to reflect coronavirus risk

    2020-02-05T11:05:00Z

    North P&I Club has developed its MyGlobeView platform so that it can provide live updates as to the number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus, countries at risk and what to look out for.

  • Winds of change in the USA
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    Winds of change in the USA

    2020-01-29T16:15:00Z

    Research from various industry analysts suggest that both the onshore and offshore wind energy sectors in the USA are on the cusp of receiving huge surges of investments.

  • Navigating Sulphur 2020
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    Navigating Sulphur 2020

    2020-01-24T10:45:00Z

    The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has praised the implementation of the 0.5 percent sulphur cap on marine fuel, claiming that, so far, the transition has been “relatively smooth”, although charter party disputes are expected to emerge soon.

  • Decarbonising shipping comes at a USD1 tn cost
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    Decarbonising shipping comes at a USD1 tn cost

    2020-01-22T10:15:00Z

    At least USD1 trillion of capital investment in land-based and ship-related infrastructure is required to reach the 2050 goal of reducing shipping’s greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent of 2008 levels.

  • Charter rates fall in January
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    Charter rates fall in January

    2020-01-17T10:10:00Z

    Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have dropped over the last month, according to shipbroker Toepfer Transport.

  • French offshore contractors appointed
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    French offshore contractors appointed

    2020-01-15T13:20:00Z

    EDF Renewables selected a consortium of Atlantique Offshore Energy, GE Grid Solutions and DEME Offshore to deliver offshore substations for French offshore projects.

  • Brighter signs for multipurpose shipping
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    Brighter signs for multipurpose shipping

    2020-01-14T13:55:00Z

    The outlook for multipurpose shipping, comprising both breakbulk and heavy lift vessels, is brightening despite rising geopolitical risks and economic uncertainty, according to maritime consultancy Drewry.

  • Project cargo corridors simplify permit procedure in British Columbia
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    Project cargo corridors simplify permit procedure in British Columbia

    2020-01-09T12:10:00Z

    The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure in British Columbia and lower mainland ports in the Canadian province have worked together to create project cargo corridors that will simplify the permit approval process for non-divisible loads.

  • GSF calls for scrutiny of sulphur surcharges
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    GSF calls for scrutiny of sulphur surcharges

    2020-01-07T13:40:00Z

    The Global Shippers Forum (GSF) is encouraging ocean freight customers to scrutinise surcharges from shipping lines designed to cover the cost of compliance with the IMO’s sulphur emissions regulations. 

  • USMCA moves forward
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    USMCA moves forward

    2020-01-06T12:20:00Z

    On December 10, 2019, the USA, Canada and Mexico moved forward with the trilateral trade deal that is set to replace NAFTA, with the accord now in the hands of the US and Canadian legislatures for final approval.

  • Low-sulphur fuel prices rise
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    Low-sulphur fuel prices rise

    2020-01-03T14:00:00Z

    Very-low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) prices had risen to USD710 per metric tonne in Singapore on January 2, 2020, a price increase of 30 percent when compared to December 2, 2019.

  • Looking back on 2019
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    Looking back on 2019

    2019-12-24T09:25:00Z

    Reporting on the heavy lift and project forwarding sector over the course of 2019 has been a pleasure. Everyone at HLPFI would like to extend their gratitude to those that have continued to support this title in what has proven to be a tumultuous year.

  • BIMCO restructures committees
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    BIMCO restructures committees

    2019-12-18T11:50:00Z

    BIMCO has divided its Marine Committee in two, to “facilitate a better handling of the many important topics on the environment, safety and security agendas”, according to Angus Frew, the association’s secretary general and ceo.

  • Rotterdam tests shore power options
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    Rotterdam tests shore power options

    2019-12-18T11:10:00Z

    The Municipality of Rotterdam and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have been trialling shore-power systems that aim to reduce air and noise pollution.

  • Antwerp moves ahead on carbon capture
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    Antwerp moves ahead on carbon capture

    2019-12-18T11:00:00Z

    A consortium at the port of Antwerp is to carry out a feasibility study into the development of carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) infrastructure as the port works toward reducing its environmental footprint.

  • FROM THE MAGAZINE: An award-winning career on the heavy lift front line
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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: An award-winning career on the heavy lift front line

    2019-12-12T10:05:00Z

    Lifetime Achievement Award winner at the Heavy Lift Awards 2019, Steve Drugan, senior vice president at deugro (USA), discusses his distinguished career with David Kershaw.