What Awaits Shipping Industry in 2022

Following another challenging year that the industry has ever seen, 2022 has arrived with many unknowns but also some positive signs to be hopeful. The balance of the dry cargo and container market expected to remain stable in 2022. Also, it expected that there may be an improvement in freight rates. The effects of the…

Crew Crisis After Covid 19

An increasing number of seafarers are quitting their jobs because of their working conditions during Covid 19. If we look a the global workforce shortage and high turnover, we see that; Motivating and retaining seafarers are an important challenge among seafarers. The difficult working conditions during the pandemic increased the importance of this issue. The…

The Famous Shipping Canals of Maritime World

Let’s take a look at the most famous and busiest shipping canals from around the world; Shipping channels are waterways built along major sea waterways to allow the passage of ships. Such channels provide short access routes between major seawater networks. And regulate maritime traffic within countries. Some of the shipping channels of different lengths,…

LNG Situation: Challenges and Opportunities

Let’s take a look at the current status and future prospects of LNG fuel for ships. In current energy challenges, natural gas (NG) has emerged as an friendly energy source with an plenty of offshore and onshore reserves. Liquefied natural gas (LNG) has become one of the most promising candidates for transporting natural NG worldwide.…

Seafarers’ Stories

IMO dedicates the 2021 World Maritime Theme to seafarers that facing unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Let’s take a look at interviews with seafarers around the world. In this regard, it continues to emphasize the importance of the role seafarers play now and in the future. The slogan is “Seafarers: at the center…

The Biggest Maritime Disasters

Many maritime accidents and incidents have reported. Let’s take a look at the biggest of them. 1987 – Philippines – Deaths 4.386 Doña Paz. On December 20, 1987. At route from Tacloban to Manila. This passenger steamer collided with the oil tanker MT Vector in the Tablas Strait near Marinduque. The collision ignited Vector’s cargo…