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A day in the life of a Seafarer 2 – #seafarersmatter

As you know, the 25th of June every year is celebrated as the DAY OF THE SEAFARER under the auspices of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO).. Day of the Seafarer (DotS as it has come to be known), is celebrated to recognize the unique contribution made by seafarers from all over the world to international seaborne trade, the world economy and civil […]

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The game of container spotting

I have always said there is never a dull moment in the shipping and freight industry..  There is always something new, interesting, controversial, educational happening.. Below is an article from The Wall Street Journal by Erica E. Phillips which talks about a new phenomenon related to containers called “Container Spotting”.. Very interesting to say the least.. INDIANAPOLIS—Charles Fox was walking […]

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Vintage Shipping – the way it was done

Cyber crime.. Nothing new, but something that didn’t affect the shipping and freight industry in a big way till the 27th of June 2017 when the world’s largest container shipping line Maersk Line, was hit by the global Petya cyber attack.. This unexpected and unprecedented attack led to a huge disruption in the operations of Maersk Line.. […]