Industry Sectors - Global Issues


Are TOS Systems Efficient Enough for SMTs?

  The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue

SMT's show strong willingness to change and improve, but they need to do so with little investment, and limited impact. Not only do they need pre-configured software, but they also need a provider who comes...

  Automation and Optimisation, Global Issues, Port & Maritime Training


How to Navigate the Dry Bulk Market

  The Mega-Ship Issue

The barometer on the state of health of the dry bulk market is usually reflected in the performance of the Baltic Dry Index (BDI), which is based on a composite of the Capesize, Panamax, Handy-size and...

  Global Issues


Whitepaper: Container Weighing Explained

  Edition Online

Load measurement specialist Strainstall articulate in detail all the major issues ports and terminals have to be aware of with the impending container weighing regulations in 2016

  Container Handling, Global Issues




PTI Blog: DP World on Lab Logistics

 19 Sep 2018

The human diet is changing, and it’s changing fast

  Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Shipping, Supply Chain


Greenland Supports Arctic HFO Ban

 18 Sep 2018

The government of Greenland has agreed to support a ban on the use of heavy fuel oil by Arctic shipping, as imposed by the International Maritime Organization.

  Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Shipping



Trump Hits China with $200 Billion in Tariffs

 18 Sep 2018

US President Donald Trump has directed the United States Trade Representative to proceed with placing additional tariffs on roughly $200 billion of imports from China

  Global Issues, Shipping


Special Interest Group Investigates Autonomous Ships

 18 Sep 2018

The group has sought to gauge the potential impact of self-governing ships and plot out a new course for the shipping industry's workforce

  Automation and Optimisation, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping