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Shipping sector has reasons for cheer

LAST week's column looked at the opinion of a major marine insurer, who said that shipping faces a "perfect storm" of regulation, cost-savings and cyber-security risks. The view may be valid, but it appears the decision-makers in the industry are taking a more upbeat view, as shipping confidence strengthens. The latest Shipping Confidence Survey by international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens has found shipping confidence at its...

Fewer losses in shipping industry but challenges remain

MARINE insurers have as good a perspective as any on the health of the shipping industry, for the very good reason that they have to pay up when things go wrong. So it is worth paying attention when major insurer Allianz says that, while shipping losses continue to decline, a "perfect storm" of regulation, cost savings and cybersecurity looms. The Allianz Safety & Shipping Review 2017 says that 85 ships (of over 100 gross tonnage)...

Is shipping 'behind the curve' on human rights?

IT IS almost unbelievable that in the 21st century we should be talking about "modern slavery" at sea. Yet, at the recent major Nor-Shipping event, the Mission to Seafarers (MtS) felt it necessary to host a panel debate on "the very real risk of modern slavery in the shipping industry". The MtS says that the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), introduced in 2006, guarantees seafarers the right to decent work conditions, accommodation, food and...

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Malaysia International Marine Expo 2017 (MIMEX 2017) is an international maritime and offshore industrial event that brings an international congregation of companies together in Malaysia. It is slated to be Malaysia's most comprehensive international business platform encompassing all aspects of safegurding, ship building, ship repairs, shipping, maritime engineering, offshore engineering... more


Indonesia Maritime Expo is the perfect place for buyers to gather market information about naval technology, learn industry insider information; and also for vendors to showcase their products and services to this high potential market. This event is much anticipated as the perfect platform to provide insights with expectations, challenges... more


Marintec China is regarded as the only gateway to the Asian maritime market and has grown to the largest than ever. Being the most recognized maritime trade show in Asia, Marintec China is definitely an international marketplace for buyers to source from international sellers showcasing their latest marine, ship design,... more

Asia Pacific Maritime (APM)

Attended by over 15,000 owners, builders, procurers and end-users of industry products, and services, Asia Pacific Maritime (APM) is recognised by industry professionals as the premier shipbuilding & marine, workboat and offshore event in Southeast Asia to expand business connections, raise brand awareness and to launch new market products and... more

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