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Indonesia allocating $295m to build ships for maritime highway

2015/03/04

 
Indonesia allocating $295m to build ships for maritime highway
President Joko Widodo’s maritime highway initiative looks like it is gaining some traction with Indonesia’s government earmarking IDR3.79trn ($292.5m) in the revised 2015 budget to build freight and passenger ships to serve new routes to the outer islands, local reports … Continue reading
 

Shipping technology could cool the earth with bubbles, study finds

2015/01/29

 
Shipping technology could cool the earth with bubbles, study finds
  When we are told shipping has a vital role to play in counteracting the effects of global warming, eye rolls usually ensue – but far from a further ratcheting on the emissions performance clamp, a new study suggests altering … Continue reading
 

Shanghai port takes crown as busiest container port for 2014

2015/01/14

 
Shanghai port takes crown as busiest container port for 2014
China’s Shanghai has taken the crown as the world’s busiest container port for the fifth consecutive year as the port authority announced a 2014 throughput of 35.29m teu. Last year’s box volumes rose 4.5% compared to 33.77m teu recorded in … Continue reading
 

China in 2030

2015/01/07

 
China in 2030
“Prophecy is a good line of business, but it is full of risks.” So said author Mark Twain. Sticking their necks out are British institutions, Lloyd’s Register, QinetiQ and the University of Strathclyde in their new report, Global Marine Trends … Continue reading
 

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