Vietnam Protests Beijing's Sinking of South China Sea Boat
Vietnam has lodged an official protest with China following the sinking of a Vietnamese fishing boat it said had been rammed by a Chinese maritime surveillance vessel near islands in the disputed South China Sea.The Vietnamese fishing vessel, with eight fishermen onboard, was fishing near the Parace
Acting Navy Head Blasts Fired USS Theodore Roosevelt Captain
The acting head of the U.S. Navy, in a surprise speech to the crew of a coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier, castigated their former commander for writing a leaked letter that demanded the Navy take stronger action to halt the spread of the…
Ocean cargo industry tough to forecast in wake of COVID-19, say analysts
The world is a very different place to when the last edition of Drewry’s Container Forecaster report was published in December. The only certainty is supply and demand volatility.
ABB Accelerates Remote Connectivity Rollout
Technology comany ABB said it has expedited the rollout of and access to its remote service tools and digital solutions across critical industry as companies around the world find new ways to maintain operations throughout the coronavirus crisis.“During the COVID-19 crisis…
ABS Publishes New Data and Digital Advisories
Classification society ABS launched two new advisories designed to help harness the potential of digital technologies for the maritime and offshore industries.The ABS Advisory on Structural Health Monitoring: The Application of Sensor-Based…
Using YMS to close supply chain gaps
A point in the supply chain where two worlds collide, and where driver safety issues can germinate, the yard deserves more attention as more companies look to streamline their warehousing and distribution activities on the way to becoming a “shipper of choice.”
Unprecedented turbulence hits air cargo industry
While there was optimism due to easing trade tensions at the end of 2019, new complications now find the world’s air carriers back on their heels.
Stena Line Announces More Job Cuts Due to COVID-19
Swedish ferry company Stena Line said Monday it will furlough 600 employees and make 150 redundant in UK and Ireland due to the COVID-19 pandemic's damaging effect on travel and transport across Europe.The announcement comes several weeks after…
In these trying times, supply chains prove how essential they are….and always have been
From a supply chain perspective, it is clear as the day is long that an already incredibly difficult situation that we are all in, due to coronavirus, would be infinitely more challenging, were it not for supply chain strength and resilience that is on display all day every day. That is not just during a pandemic, that is also the case during normal times, too, something I know we are all longing for in a major way
ONE, Maersk, MSC Suspend China-Australia Service
Container shipping companies Ocean Network Express (ONE), Maersk and MSC will suspend their jointly operated China Australia service (CAE) until at least the second quarter of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.The last CAE sailing before the suspension will be scheduled to depart Xiamen April 22.