How IoT is changing air cargo monitoring

Industries are using technology to improve operations as the world becomes increasingly connected. The airfreight industry is embracing the Internet of Things (IoT) for cargo monitoring in ways that were once thought impossible. IoT is the interconnection of physical devices that can communicate with each other and exchange data

Tanker Trade Facing Years of Disruption

The tanker market is expected to remain a “minefield” of sanctions, cargo seizures and pipeline disrruption for the time being. In its latest weekly report, shipbroker Gibson said that “disruption to crude exports is nothing new, however recent geopolitical events have highlighted the precariousness of crude exports in some

Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation streamlines international trade

The Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation supports trade reform in developing and least developed countries (LDCs), bringing government and business together in public-private partnership to make cross-border trade simpler, faster, and more cost-effective. The Alliance has now successfully delivered 14 projects, supporting developing countries and LDCs in fulfilling their

2023 Marine Fuel Market Predictions

The drive for decarbonisation we witnessed in 2022 has continued into 2023, demonstrating the shipping’s industry positive strides in the fast-paced transition towards a more sustainable future. In the absence of a ‘silver bullet’ for shipping’s commercial fleet, choosing the right evolutionary pathway for vessels will require a sophisticated

January imports up from December, but February is looking weak

Descartes: Imports rose 7.2% month on month yet still down to 2019-2020 levels In January, U.S. containerized imports logged their highest month-on-month gain since last May, according to data from Descartes. Inbound volumes rose 7.2% versus December to 2,068,493 twenty-foot equivalent units, Descartes reported Wednesday. That’s the good news.