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Inclusive Deployment of Blockchain for Supply Chains

Supply chains are becoming increasingly digital. A central requirement of these digital business networks is the ability to effectively make use of partners in...

Maritime Transport Costs and Trade Flows

Maritime transport costs, potential for change and Impacts on transport, global trade... Authors: Tristan Smith, Ronald Halim, Isabelle Rojon

China’s 21st Century Maritime Silk Road

This paper examines China’s Maritime Silk Road (MSR) initiative, with a focus on ports, and considers its implications for the UK, particularly as it...

Global Shipping Index Ocean Freight April Update

The global XSI declined by 4.2% in April to 104.45 points, with month-on-month falls being reported across most trades. The fall marks the single...

Toward a Real Green Belt and Road

The Belt and Road Initiative is massive. The combination of the Silk Road Economic Belt, reaching from China to Central and South Asia and...

Emission Control Area (ECA) for the Mediterranean Sea

Effective measure to tackle air pollution from ships Author: NABU

Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships in Asia

A total of three incidents of armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia in April 2019. There was no report of abduction of...

Global Ports Report

The report points out that the world economy continued moderate growth in 2018, with the global GDP growth rate on par with that of...

Containerized Reefer Market

Growth in reefers remain strong in 2018, compared to historical avg; buoyed by growing affluence of the global population, especially in Asia & continued modal...

The Expanded Panama Canal – Were the Forecasts Correct and What...

Currently, the Panama Canal handles 3% of world maritime trade. The expanded locks and the growth of certain sectors (LNG in particular) auger well...

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Inclusive Deployment of Blockchain for Supply Chains

Supply chains are becoming increasingly digital. A central requirement of these digital business networks is the ability to effectively make use of partners in...

Maritime Transport Costs and Trade Flows

Maritime transport costs, potential for change and Impacts on transport, global trade... Authors: Tristan Smith, Ronald Halim, Isabelle Rojon

China’s 21st Century Maritime Silk Road

This paper examines China’s Maritime Silk Road (MSR) initiative, with a focus on ports, and considers its implications for the UK, particularly as it...