Ship transport can be over any distance by boat, ship, sailboat or barge, over oceans and lakes, through canals or along rivers. Shipping may be for commerce, recreation or the military purpose. Virtually any material can be moved by water; however, water transport becomes impractical when material delivery is highly time-critical.
Containerization revolutionized ship transport starting in the 1970s. "General cargo" includes goods packaged in boxes, cases, pallets, and barrels. When a cargo is carried in more than one mode, it is intermodal or co-modal.
Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a global management consultancy, and leading advisor on decarbonization to the maritime industry, and AmericanBureau of Shipping (ABS), a global leader in providing classification services for marine and offshore companies and assets, have today ...
ITF, ICS and the InternationalMaritime Employers’ Council (IMEC), have come together to sign a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) to take forward the ‘spirit of cooperation’ that marked the shipping industry’s joint efforts throughout the pandemic ... when it matters, shipping speaks as one.
Industry experts said it would not be easy for Indian exporters to ship these goods to Russia as they are facing problems with regard to the availability of containers ... The apparel industry has shown interest in shipping the goods but the auto industry looks apprehensive.
According to the UGS, the agreement reflects to a significant extent the positions of the European shipping industry, namely the due application of the “polluter pays” principle, and the earmarking of part of the revenues generated from shipping for the decarbonisation of the sector.
INTERCARGO, the association representing owners, operators and managers in the dry cargo sector, is the latest among shipping trade groups and owners to speak out against the IMO’s new Carbon IntensityIndex (CII) calling for alternate mid-term approaches to the decarbonization of the shipping industry.
Caravelle Group Co., Ltd ("Caravelle") is a world-leading ocean technology firm providing a carbon-neutral solutions to the traditional timber and shipping industries. Boasting a seasoned, entrepreneurial team with extensive experience in the international shipping and timber ...
"Across the country, StoneLoads customers can shop full truckloads of natural stone and book freight to ship their purchases all in the same checkout process ... "We are excited to work together to bring the shipping experience that modern customers have come to expect to the natural stone industry.".
Announcing a new Insight Brief prepared by UMAS DirectorTristanSmith on behalf of the Getting to ZeroCoalition, the GlobalMaritimeForum says that “shipping’s whole value chain needs to understand the opportunities and risks” that are included in aligning with a 1.5-degree pathway ... Risks in the industry’s response.
A new report compiled by maritime innovation consultancy Thetius makes a compelling case that shipping companies seeking to meet current and emerging challenges facing the maritime industry will benefit from a strategic approach to connectivity ... In that sense shipping is no different to any other industry.
The Colorado-based company started in 2018 and works to make the space industry more flexible and sustainable by providing orbiting satellites a way to refuel. “The space industry today is essentially a disposable industry ... Schiel often uses the shipping industry as an analogy for the work he does.