Orcello-Wind: The world’s first wind-powered RoRo vessel

by AJOT  • Jun 27, 2022

On June 21st 2022 Wallenius Marine and KNUD E. HANSEN signed an agreement that KNUD E. HANSEN will join the project of designing the world’s first wind-powered RoRo vessel, as Naval Architects.

African teamwork by Inchcape smooths the way for faster port turnarounds

by AJOT  • Jun 27, 2022

People power is a vital factor in expediting port calls efficiently in Africa, according to Inchcape Shipping Services’ Area General Manager Adrian Richter.

War in Ukraine raises global shipping costs, stifles trade

by AJOT  • Jun 28, 2022

Container shipping and global value chains have been disrupted and many countries have had to look further afield for suppliers of oil, gas and grain.

SA Recycling hits milestone in iron ore exports

by AJOT  • Jun 30, 2022

The SA Recycling terminal in the Port of Long Beach has topped a total of 2.5 million tons in exports of iron ore since October 2020, showing strong growth in the shipment of a resource once added to diversify the terminal’s business beyond the processing and export of recyclable metal.

BV delivers “CLEANSHIP SUPER” notation to Aframax tanker “Green Admire”, verifying vessel’s pollution control credentials

by AJOT  • Jun 29, 2022

Bureau Veritas (BV), a world leader in testing, inspection and certification, has supported the design, construction and entry into operation of the Aframax tanker, ‘Green Admire’, the first of a series of 4 vessels, which has been delivered to Aegean Shipping Management SA on Friday 24th June 2022 by COSCO…

G2 Ocean future-proofs its operations with StormGeo Services

by AJOT  • Jun 28, 2022

Since its establishment in 2017, Norway-based G2 Ocean has become one of the world’s largest ship operators within the open hatch segment. With over 300 experienced employees supporting industries worldwide, the company covers 37 trade lanes and operates over 120 open hatch and conventional bulk carriers, transporting wood pulp and…
War-strained wheat market faces moment of truth
by Bloomberg  • Jul 01, 2022
Africa seeks local fix as war worsens food crisis
by Bloomberg  • Jun 24, 2022

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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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