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“Sink or swim” In both China and India, international experts revealed that, percentage growth in the population moving into the middle class has declined, and anticipated growth in Inter-Asian trade is quite modest. Still, the BRICKTIM countries constitute 40% of …

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“Knowing the ropes” International report revealed that with growth rates of 4percent in the Western world and 8percent in China and India, the world economy is strong. The exploration for and production of natural resources is increasing due to strong …

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*Full steam ahead The world economy is in good shape international experts revealed, and the growth rate continues to be high, at 4 percent yearly in the Western world counting the Eurozone, and at 8 percent yearly in China and …

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*Fuel trends International experts revealed that the developments in the maritime fuel industry have become crucial for operators and cargo owners as fuel consumption accounts for a large share of the total voyage costs and can constitute a significant portion …

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*Technology and energy efficiency Ballast water treatment technologies Many ballast water treatment systems are now available on the market and, with ratification of the IMO Convention awaiting, ship owners have an excellent opportunity to evaluate how these systems perform before …

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*Environmental regulations Presently Shipping operates under a complex set of international and national regulations. Traditionally, the leaps in regulations have been event driven, and in some cases even driven through events outside the sector. A wellknown example is the Exxon …

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*Trends in the offshore market In the different research researchers revealed that this market is driven by the high price of oil and through investments in offshore exploration and production (E&P). These drivers apply consistently, with comparatively low growth globally. …

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*Trends in the container market International Experts identified that this market is “the closest to the consumer” and, by its nature, the demand is strongly driven by the GDP developments globally, demographic developments and, not least, changes in per capita …

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*Trends in the dry bulk market International study revealed that the dominant factors for the dry bulk market are commodity supply industries like energy, manufacturing and construction. As the experts have discussed in various studies, world trading activity is closely …

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The transport woes in Pakistan

The transport woes in Pakistan

While working on the project of building an electronic prime mover, Elon Musk postulated that, “if we drive down the transportation cost, we are destined to achieve greatness.” Whether it is international trade through the high seas or haulage networking …

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