Tag: global supply chains


How has going under the radar for the shipping industry backfired today?

September 11, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

The shipping industry is faced with one of the greatest humanitarian crises in years, affecting over half a million people. Six months into the pandemic 300,000 seafarers are stuck at sea, some of them for 17 months, 6 months longer […]

Impact & Regulations, Shipping

World’s Biggest Lockdown Brings Trucks to a Standstill in India

April 7, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

The world’s biggest lockdown has brought transportation of goods in India to a near halt, even though the federal government has exempted the sector from restrictions to halt the spread of coronavirus. Daily movement of trucks has collapsed to less […]


Mariners Take Extra Precautions as Great Lakes Shipping Season Begins

April 1, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

As the coronavirus pandemic locked down countries and disrupted global supply chains, the Great Lakes shipping season got underway last week. American and foreign freighters are expected to transport cargo throughout the more than 100 ports of call in the […]