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Environmental Tragedy Boosts Shipping

24-09-2018

In the past decade, the Arctic has been greatly affected by global warming. With temperatures rising 30 degrees Celsius above average, the ice in the Arctic sea and the Bering Sea have hit the lowest levels in history on record. As the negative impact on the environment continues, dire predictions are made for the planet. Yet, there is one industry that has found a way to use the melting ice to its advantage. It is now possible for global shipping companies to brave the Arctic sea route without the heavy reliance on nuclear icebreaker ships.

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Japan to Lose Leading LNG Importer Position?

17-09-2018

Japan is the biggest LNG importer in the world, receiving about 83.5 million tons annually. Due to the country’s energy crisis, caused by the Fukushima nuclear disaster on 11 March 2011, all of the region’s nuclear reactors ultimately went offline to re-evaluate the safety measures and relicense them. This drove Japan to search for alternative powering solutions, turning to coal and most of all LNG. Now, however, things might change for the LNG demand in Japan.

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The Latest and Greatest in Maritime Technology

10-09-2018

It is a very exciting time for the maritime community. With inevitable changes looming due to upcoming regulations and the changing landscape of the industry, companies are getting ready for challenges by coming up with advanced solutions. Make sure you are up to date and check out some examples of what innovators have achieved recently.

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Adoption of electronic documents

07-09-2018

One of the main advantages that the electronic revolution brought in business was the development of the EDI (Electronic Database Interchange) systems during the 1970’s, by which the companies were able to create digital documents and distribute them electronically without any human intervention. 

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