Opinion

Shipping can learn from the Korean mess

September 7th, 20170 When one looks at the current problems between the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States of America along with the Republic of Korea, dismay...

Post-Hanjin reality, one year on

August 31st, 20171 Does anyone still remember the excitement of Maersk’s EEE (18,340 teu) coming into service in 2015? Any passion still left in you about the 2017 arrival of the MOL...

Micawber’s Dilemma: part three

July 12th, 20174 “I’ve done my AMOS for the day!” “If it’s Tuesday, it must be cargo pumps!” “It is found that anything that can go wrong at sea generally does go...

Credit is due to shipping finance

June 23rd, 20170 The freight market has been disappointing recently, for dry bulk, tankers and containerships, while asset prices too have been on a softening trend, especially for...

Unsafe at any draft – Part three

June 8th, 201712 The published accounts by the two survivors of the loss of the make very sobering reading. The speed with which things went wrong, and their survival being a matter of...
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