From the 2nd of September, the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) is including a remote vessel inspection option as a temporary tool within its Offshore Vessel Inspection Database (OVID),
Hong Kong-based freight forwarder and logistics company, U-Freight says that while the crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has caused a significant reduction in movements of aircraft spares, engines, stabilizers,
Part 3: The Way Forward
So far, in this series of articles, we have covered The Impact of the coronavirus on crew change logistics in the shipping industry, and The Response
Part 2 of 3: The Response from an industry that has mustered together.
Part 1 of 3: The impact of the coronavirus pandemic on crew changes has been huge. Five companies share their stories and solutions.
The subject of crew changes during the coronavirus
The world’s seafarers are trending in the media at the moment, with the UK's Guardian and BBC News covering the fact that some are stretched to their limits working beyond
It’s difficult to discuss the future of breakbulk transportation with any degree of certainty at the moment. At Breakbulk.news we have been talking to some international industry logistics providers to
According to Charles Gantz, managing director at Anlin Shipping, they usually carry apples and pears in containers on-deck. But with the current disruptions, exporters are willing to carry apples below-deck,
Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have dropped even further over the last month, according to Toepfer's Multipurpose Index for April.
As can be seen in the April
Drewry’s latest forecast for multipurpose and heavy lift (MPV/HL) shipping confirms that if the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is contained by 4Q20, the expected demand growth for breakbulk and project cargo