Wilson Sons’ Shipping Agency scales up services to ships carrying fertilizers

by AJOT  • Jun 17, 2024

Soybean, corn and sugar cane crops are some of the main destinations for imported products that are key to Brazilian agribusiness

MMA member, Transporter SAL: Essential support following the Beirut port blast

by AJOT  • Jun 17, 2024

Following the devastating Beirut port blast, Transporter SAL played a role in the recovery efforts through the UNWFP project.

Panama Canal averts shipping crisis with its water plan — and some luck

by Bloomberg  • Jun 17, 2024

The Panama Canal has managed to ward off a shipping crisis that threatened to upend $270 billion a year in global trade. It did so with careful water management — and a little bit of luck.

Drone-sinking of coal ship takes Red Sea perils to new level

by Bloomberg  • 10 hours ago

The sinking of a coal-carrier by a sea drone has boosted the risk of navigating the vital Bab el-Mandeb chokepoint to a new level and is driving a fresh surge in insurance costs.

Another deal of historic proportions: A fleet of four Union Maritime tankers to be fitted with Norsepower Rotor Sails™

by AJOT  • Jun 19, 2024

Norsepower, the leading provider of mechanical sails for large vessels, has closed a new deal with Union Maritime Limited (UML) to equip its fleet of new product tankers with Norsepower Rotor Sails™ (NPRS™).

Signal Ocean Dry Weekly Market Monitor - week 25.2024

by AJOT  • Jun 19, 2024

Snapshot of spot freight rates, supply-demand trends, port congestions
AMPORTS’ Kachroo takes a different route on auto logistics
by George Lauriat  • Jun 17, 2024
Some easing of congestion at European ‘auto’ ports
by Stuart Todd  • Jun 17, 2024
New cargo in the wind for Galveston
by AJOT  • Jun 11, 2024

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It is the “uncontained” shipments that draw a lifetime allegiance of purveyors of the business. As one MPV (Multi Purpose Vessel) analyst bluntly said as an aside, “Boxes are boring.”

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