Politics News

  25 May 2018
Blockchain startup ShipChain has been issued a cease-and-desist order from South Carolina’s Office of the Attorney General

  24 May 2018
EU NAVFOR recently brought together EU and regional partners to focus on counter piracy and maritime security in efforts to build a more secure maritime environment

  23 May 2018
The world’s first floating nuclear power plant has been successful towed to Murmansk from St. Petersburg, where it will be loaded with nuclear fuel

  11 May 2018
The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) will meet for its 99th session, which will have autonomous vessels as its main focus

  04 May 2018
The British Ports Association has renewed calls for a new UK freight strategy and the further consideration of coastal shipping opportunities

  02 May 2018
Djibouti has agreed to a proposal made by Ethiopia to acquire a share of its port

  30 Apr 2018
Maersk’s Chief Executive, Soren Skou, has criticized the level of state funding that container shipping companies are receiving

Skyscrapers in Abu Dhabi   25 Apr 2018
Abu Dhabi Ports and JOCIC have announced that 15 Chinese companies have signed agreements valued at $1 billion with Khalifa Port Free Trade Zone (KPFTZ)

Lady Justice on top of Old Bailey   10 Apr 2018
DP World has sent a warning to any parties that wish to operate Doraleh Container Terminal in Djibouti

  05 Apr 2018
South Korea will implement a plan to order 200 vessels over three years to bolster the shipping industry – which has been struggling with recent diminished global demand and mounting costs

  29 Mar 2018
The International Chamber of Shipping has said that governments must compromise to help IMO pass an ambitious strategy for reducing CO2 emissions

R-L: Larry Gross, Gross Transportation Consulting; Ken Kellaway, RoadOne Intermodal Logistics; Beth Whited, Union Pacific; Anthony Otto, LBCT; Lawrence Burns, Hyundai America Shipping Agency; Daniel Gardner, Lakeshore Learning Materials; Steve Gonzales, P   29 Mar 2018
The looming threat of a trade war could halt otherwise strong growth in the exchange of cargo between Asia and the US

  27 Mar 2018
The Transnational Alliance to Combat Illicit Trade (TRACIT) spoke at the OECD Global Anti-Corruption and Integrity Forum in Paris on March 27, 2018

  27 Mar 2018
The UK Government has appointed a new group of experts to advise on the future of the maritime industry, with ground-breaking technology such as automation and digital ports high on the agenda

  26 Mar 2018
DP World has signed two framework agreements in Abu Dhabi today with the government of Kazakhstan relating to the acquisition, governance and management of Special Economic Zones (SEZ) in Aktau and Khorgos

  22 Mar 2018
BIMCO have stated that all-trade restrictive measures are bad for the shipping industry, and that a trade war would negatively impact both the industry and the global economy

  21 Mar 2018
The British Ports Association has published a new report, 'A Brexit Dividend', which calls for the UK Government to deliver on the Prime Minister’s promise of 'frictionless' trade after Brexit

  21 Mar 2018
The Transnational Alliance to Combat Illicit Trade has presented its latest report, "Trade in Counterfeit Goods and Free Trade Zones: Evidence from recent trends" to the OECD

  19 Mar 2018
The port of Antwerp is to make its expertise available to benefit the management of ports in Brazil

  13 Mar 2018
The global economic expansion is strengthening, as robust investment growth, an associated rebound in trade and higher employment drive an increasingly broad-based recovery