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Viewpoint: Speed or power?

Slowing down to save the environment is an easy fix that produces instant results, but it does not encourage the shipping fraternity to invest in innovation

International Dry Bulk

Viewpoint: Credit where it’s due

Clever design went into making the vessel Aries Leade, a trailblazing pioneer in sustainable shipping, and we ought to think of this ship alongside a raft of industry initiatives that prove shipping is taking its climate change responsibilities seriously

Asia Pacific Japan

Viewpoint: Are you feeling vulnerable?

If our dependence on sea trade is to continue, we need to think about how maritime supply lines need to be defended

Middle East and Africa Iran

Viewpoint: Stability before speed

It remains the legal responsibility of the master to keep a ship safe, but the tools which the master requires to undertake this job are in the hands of shoreside terminal staff

Viewpoint Roro

Viewpoint: The geopolitical seafarer

The US is being far too draconian in the way it imposes sanctions on Iran. Seafarers of any rank are unlikely to know or even be able to track down the precise details of for whom they are working. For the US to put marine workers’ names on a blacklist — even in the absence of fault or criminal intent — is misguided and unjust

North America United States

Viewpoint: A maritime spectacular

Shipping weeks provide huge amount of information, whether you are seeking commercial, legal or technical knowledge ensuring you leave better informed

Europe United Kingdom
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