Friday, October 12, 2018
WHY IS SO EASY FOR SHIP CONTAINERS TO BE LOST AT SEA?
With the increase in demand for consumer goods and number of ships, size and capacity, it is likely that the number of containers lost at sea will rise year upon year.Estimates predict that each year around 10,000 Shipping Containers are lost at sea; however, it is difficult to obtain an exact figur...
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Thursday, September 27, 2018
MAERSK TAKES GOOD ADVANTAGE OF SUPPLY CHAIN
Maersk reported that, effective Oct. 1, it will combine its three regional carrier brands, MCC Transport, Sealand, and Seago Line, under one company that will be named "SeaLand - A Maersk Company".The Copenhagen-based carrier said the new structure will help strengthen brand recognition an...
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Tuesday, September 18, 2018
REFRESHING THE INLAND WATERWAY SYSTEM BY INNOVATIVE WAYS
The expansion of the Panama Canal opened the door to an all-water route into the Midwest. The widened canal can accommodate larger vessels (from 5,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) to 18,000 TEU) whereas, previously, 60 percent of ocean going vessels could not fit through the canal.With the add...
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