DP World announces Belgian acquisition | GulfNews.com

8 09 2014

DP World announces Belgian acquisition | GulfNews.com.





Khalifa port container terminal ranked fifth in Europe Middle East and Africa productivity list | GulfNews.com

8 09 2014

Khalifa port container terminal ranked fifth in Europe Middle East and Africa productivity list | GulfNews.com.





World Maritime News – China to Back Rongsheng’s Restructuring

8 09 2014

World Maritime News – China to Back Rongsheng’s Restructuring.





Back To Square One Or Moving On?

6 09 2014

Originally posted on Clarksons Research:

When the shipping market boom of the 2000s came to an abrupt end with the onset of the financial crisis in late 2008, vessel earnings underwent a severe and well-documented downturn. Almost six years on, it may seem there have been ups and downs since then, but for the shipping markets as a whole, to what extent has this been the case?

Cashflow Crunch

Since the onset of the downturn in Q4 2008, although residual asset values have survived relatively well (see the analysis in SIW 1134), vessel cashflow has struggled. The graph makes this clear, showing the quarterly average of the Clarksea Index since the start of 2007. Following the huge recalibration of earnings in late 2008, the average of the ClarkSea Index in Q1 2009 stood at $11,516/day. After five and a half years of painful downturn, in Q3 2014 (to 22 Aug), the average was $10,900/day, just…

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Freight Transport

27 07 2014

Freight transport is the physical process of transporting commodities and merchandise goods and cargo. The term shipping originally referred to transport by sea, but is extended in American English to refer to transport by land or air (International English: “carriage”) as well. “Logistics”, a term borrowed from the military environment, is also fashionably used in the same sense.





Japanese scientists create ‘transparent’ car – Khaleej Times

7 11 2012

Japanese scientists create ‘transparent’ car – Khaleej Times.





Red flag raised on freight forwarders over deliveries | BusinessWorld Online

29 10 2012

Red flag raised on freight forwarders over deliveries | BusinessWorld Online.








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