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Standardization is Key to Boosting Economies of Scale

The networked economy of container shipping relies on collaboration.  In serving the multitude of clients bringing goods f...

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When a Swedish Program to Investigate Engine Room Fires was Launched

By Leif Johansson 05-10-2020 09:23:54

The year was 1985. At this time I was running my own consulting company and with my previous work experience on the development...

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Seafarers Must Adapt to the Rapid Evolution of Piracy

By Francois Morizur 05-10-2020 07:24:03

In two recent articles, Sea Piracy in 2025: Piracy 2.0? and Countering Gulf of Guinea Piracy Towards 2025 I tried to map out the p...

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Understanding Trim back in 1972

By Leif Johansson 05-09-2020 07:35:00

The year was 1972. TOR Line had ordered two remarkable passenger ferries. At the time Salen’s owned two thirds of Tor Lin...

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Countering Gulf of Guinea Piracy Towards 2025

By Francois Morizur 05-03-2020 07:18:17

In a recent article, I tried to foresee the form that piracy in the Gulf of Guinea could take over the next few years. Now, I prop...

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Russia’s Most Radioactive Ship Being Cleared of Spent Fuel

By Anna Kireeva and Charles Digges 04-29-2020 07:29:14

The Lepse service ship, once the most glaring nuclear hazard in the Murmansk harbor, will now be emptied of nearly all of its radi...

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The Boarding Agent

By James Logan Taylor Jr. 04-28-2020 10:13:40

During my career in ship operations, I was frequently asked by people to describe my job in the shipping business. Mainly for the...

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The Power of Parameters in Smart Container Solutions

By Hanane Becha 04-28-2020 09:14:09

Smart containers hold promise for revolutionizing supply chains. As leading carriers adopt smart container solutions, they gain va...

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India and Force Majeure: Is COVID-19 Frustrating Shipping Operations?

By The Maritime Executive 04-26-2020 11:43:48

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to disrupt global trade, due in part to reduction in distribution capacities and del...

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Smart Ports to Become Global Logistics Information Exchange Hubs

Ports and supply chains involve thousands of independent companies and individuals depending on each other's policies, plans,...

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