How UK’s Ports Strikes Affected Shipments

The data is provided by FourKites, a leading provider of digital visibility solutions for the supply chain. Port of Liverpool At Liverpool, FourKites has seen the number of shipments arriving to the port (including exports, imports, and transshipment stops) vary drastically with the strikes that began on September 19th, October 11th, and October 24th of […]

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Maritime’s Industry-wide Data Revolution is Underway

By Sarah Barrett, Product Insights at Wärtsilä Voyage The maritime industry is a critical part of the global economy, supply chains and logistics. Commercial shipping alone is responsible for carrying 90% of world trade and estimates from the International Chamber of Shipping indicate that around 11 billion tons of goods are transported by ships each […]

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Shipping Carriers Brace for A Dip But Investment Will Continue

Carriers enjoyed high rates in the last two years but this is coming to an end. Now they have more money in their pockets for the dip coming ahead and will continue investing in new and more efficient vessels. We spoke to Lars Jensen, CEO at Vespucci Maritime, about how the maritime market is performing […]

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Maritime: Vessel Utilisation Still Low

Global demand continues to decline, and whether we calculate the growth in TEU*Miles or as an annualised percentage over 2019, one thing is very clear: the supply/demand balance is under a lot of pressure. This is the latest analysis from Sea-Intelligence, a leading provider of maritime and shipping data. ‘The latest demand data from Container […]

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Maritime Capacity Still Up Despite Reductions

In the weeks following Golden Week (weeks 41-43), carriers are taking out significant levels of capacity per week (as shown in figure 1 for Asia-North America West Coast). This level of blanked capacity is not only higher than in 2019 but has also increased from what was scheduled 3 weeks ago in the outlook from […]

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#1 Maritime in Short: Congestion Gone & Spot Rates Drop

50% of the congestion in ports has been resolved, says Niels Madsen, Vice President of Product and Operations, at Sea-Intelligence, the leading provider of Research & Analysis, Data Services, and Advisory Services within the global containerized supply chain industry.  Taking a quick look at the current state of the shipping sector Niels will explain key […]

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How delivery drivers became the centerpiece of the heatwave crisis

By Andrew Tavener, Head of Marketing, Descartes This year, the UK has become subject to heatwaves of record-breaking temperatures, widely attributed to  climate change. Over the next week, parts of the UK are expected to hit highs of 30 degrees once again, encouraging many of the general public to stay indoors, work from home and […]

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GateHouse Maritime Joins Delivering Green

Thomas Donslund, Chief Technology Officer at GateHouse Maritime joins Delivering Green: Creating Sustainable Supply Chains Online Event to share more data about how the maritime industry can reach its NetZero goals. You can register here for free and learn more about ocean data and sustainability! The supply chain and logistics industries are exploding right now […]

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VIDEO | Shipping Embraces The Digital Challenge

The maritime industry has always been considered more traditional in comparison with the rest of the supply chain. In recent years, however, it has also been forced to face the challenges of digitisation. With the new International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) regulations and drive to reach 50% reduced GHG emissions by 2050, the sector is embarking […]

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One Year On: What Lessons The Suez Canal Blockage Taught Us?

In March 2021 the Suez Canal was blocked by the large container ship Ever Given. The event focused the attention of the world to how vulnerable supply chains can be when something like that happens. We spoke to Antony Francis from Endava about what the blockage has taught us, can it happen again and what […]

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