Port Call Optimization: Two Sides of the Same Coin

By Mikael Lind et al. 02-24-2021 12:02:40

Posted in: Ports

[By Mikael Lind, RISE (Research institutes of Sweden), Hanane Becha, UN/CEFACT, André Simha, MSC (Mediterranean Shippi...

Proven Lignum Vitae Material is Now Available for Shaft Seals

Lignum vitae is well known as the maritime industry's original tailshaft bearing material. This high density wood has incredib...

Panamaxes Carry European Iron Ore Resurgence

By AXSMarine 02-22-2021 11:06:00

Posted in: Shipping

What a roller coaster ride last year was for European iron ore imports! Cargoes to the Old Continent in 2020 are not something to...

Can 14 Nations Put Global Ocean Protection Back on Track?

  [By Olive Heffernan] For ocean conservation, 2020 was a year of high hopes dashed. It had been billed as the year whe...

Securing Vessels at Sea: Frontline Insights on Maritime Cybersecurity

After a string of cyberattacks affecting leading maritime companies like Maersk, CMA CGM and Cosco, cyber threats have become...

Seals May Use Sonar to Navigate Under Antarctic Ice

By Lisa Munger 02-21-2021 03:18:00

Posted in: Environment

I’m sitting on the edge of a hole drilled through 15 feet of Antarctic sea ice, about to descend into the frigid ocean of th...

How China is Bending the Rules in the South China Sea

[By Oriana Skylar Mastro] Chinese exercises in the South China Sea last month, and the strong U.S. response, show these dispute...

Ocean Plastic Poses a "Substantial Threat" to Imperiled Albatrosses

[By Richelle Butcher, Britta Denise Hardesty and Lauren Roman] Plastic in the ocean can be deadly for marine wildlife and...

Op-Ed: Two Seaport Operators Support China's Naval Expansion

The Chinese Communist Party’s first leader, Mao Zedong, once said that ‘political power grows out of the barrel of a g...