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Report: Amazon Wants To Help International Factories Sell Directly To You

A few years ago, Amazon made a prediction that came true: shoppers were about to use Amazon more for commerce across oceans and borders, ordering easily from all over the world. 226 more words


Hands-On Experience: A Day On Board A Tugboat

Being an employee at one of New Zealand’s largest ports, I get to experience all sorts of machinery on a daily basis. It’s not a prerequisite for all stuff, but if you’re nosy like me, it’s very hard to resist the opportunity :-) 1,031 more words


In a Cutthroat Ocean Shipping Market, China Sharpens Its Knives

Ryan Petersen, as CEO of the freight forwarder Flexport, sees a constant flow of shipping prices every day. But two weeks ago, he heard a number that stopped him short: 453 more words


Will smaller be the new big pertaining to container vessels?

Supersize me?

Ever since container vessels were at first made in the 1950s, shipowners plus shipbuilders have been constantly making even bigger ships in a bid for far better cost effectiveness. 570 more words

International Removals

China Wants to Dig the Nicaragua Canal

Like a lot of Chinese economic decisions these days, the proposal by Hong Kong development company HKND to build an artificial waterway across Nicaragua is beginning to look like all hat, and no canal. 789 more words

Call for Photos from Seafarers and Dockworkers

As UK-based artists, Delta Arts wish to make contact with people who work with container shipping anywhere in the world. We want your photos of working life on and around container ships. 231 more words

New York Harbor

I went on a boat trip on Sunday into New York harbor, one of my favorite places. We followed a giant container ship from Singapore under the Verrazano Bridge. 612 more words