The “myth” of nefarious blank sailings

Given the current container shipping market, with record-high freight rates, container and vessel capacity shortages, terminal and port congestion, and record-low schedule reliability, it is quite understandable that shippers are getting increasingly frustrated. ‘In stakeholder discussions we have increasingly seen the suggestion, that part of the current rate spike has been manufactured by the carriers, […]

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Sobering up the path to digital shipping

Logistics and shipping companies have historically relied on paper for their operations. As new technologies have emerged, the industry slowly started to transform. But what really sped up the whole process was the global COVID-19 pandemic. Martin Wallgren, Group Chief Information Officer, GAC, shares how digitisation in maritime and shipping can happen and what are […]

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