Homeworking has been a remarkable “emergency solution” for the world to keep moving during the COVID-19 outbreak, but is forecast to become an accelerating long-term trend even after the pandemic has ended, according to ILO. How can shipping organizations adapt to this new reality?
The majority of a total of 73 ports surveyed globally reported either stable or a rebound of containers, bulk and liquid bulk volumes compared to volumes for September and October last year.
Global maritime trade will plunge by 4.1% in 2020 due to the unprecedented COVID-19 disruption, according to UNCTAD Review of Maritime Transport 2020, released on 12 November. However the pandemic has laid the foundations for a transformed industry and UNCTAD expects a return to growth in 2021.
Digital transformation isn’t easy, notes Mr. Andre Simha, Global Chief Digital & Information Officer, MSC. Instead of incremental improvements, we’re looking to reimagine how we operate. To transform data, processes and platforms to unlock better communication, collaboration, and outcomes, end to end.
Day 02 of 2020 SAFETY4SEA Virtual Forum focuses on safety and security challenges amid the pandemic crisis
The second day of the SAFETY4SEA Virtual Forum successfully concluded on October 21st focusing on the how the pandemic has affected ship safety, maritime and cyber security as well as marine insurance claims
The transport and logistic insurer TT Club along with the global provider BSI issued the “Cargo Theft Report 2020” highlighting the impact of cargo theft on the global supply chain, while giving its recommendations of how theft risks can be reduced.
According to a recent statement, the corporate innovation and venture development firm, Rainmaking, matched five maritime giants with eight startups as part of its Trade & Transport Impact Program. Namely, Cargotec, HHLA, Inmarsat, Shell, and Wärtsilä will all work together with startup teams from eight different countries, on 13 separate projects with the aim of “accelerating innovation that delivers genuine business results.”
While there is a general acknowledgement of the importance of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) among organizations, there is room for more concrete action to take place in support of the SDGs if these are to be achieved by 2030, says a recent study by PwC.
During the first SAFETY4SEA Forum in Manila, Mr. Gerardo A. Borromeo, Vice-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Philippine Transmarine Carriers, Inc. provided a brief introduction of the current industry challenges and trends that will shape the maritime landscape in the years to come.
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