Tag: shipping

Maritime Law: Origins, Development and Present

Maritime law also called admiralty law, or admiralty, the body of legal rules that govern ships and shipping.  Maritime law and “law of the sea” have, etymologically, the same meaning. The former term is generally applied to private shipping law, whereas the latter, usually prefixed by “international,” has come to signify the maritime segment of […]

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Alternative Ship Financing

As CEO of PBS SA Capital Group, Alexander’s Christodoulakis’ passion is to assist companies to grow, expand and reposition themselves in the market. Using a vertically integrated management system for his global portfolio at PBS SA Capital Group, this has helped to provide companies under management with a degree of stability, sustainability, and growth in […]

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The Global Shipping Industry of Today

Inside the last century, the global merchant shipping industry has seen the increasing trade volumes along with the expansion of free trade and the increased demand for consumer and industrial goods. However, it is inside the last 50 years that shipping has become the predominant means of merchant transportation globally, making it responsible for the […]

Air Freight vs. Ocean Freight

International shipping connects the global trade market. Exporters have major business choices to make in terms of how they transport their shipping. In the logistics industry, transporting goods requires a lot of consideration. Air freight and ocean freight are the two choices of transportation when shipping overseas. So how do businesses decide how they ship? […]

Shipping (Maritime) and Offshore Drilling (Oil & Gas) Industries and Uses of Offshore Companies

A Glance at the Offshore Industries The global increasing demand for energy has led the growth of the two major offshore industries. The global offshore oil and gas and the offshore wind energy. Key role in the Oil and Gas industry’s’ Exploration and Production (E&P) phases, plays a specialized category of the shipping industry which […]

Legitimate Uses For Offshore Companies: Past and Present

Offshore financial facilities have evolved remarkably due to economic globalization, political and economic instability, technology advances and evolution in telecommunications. These dimensions have led to a significant increase in the demand for offshore operations. The offshore company industry has developed into a major international business, linking all regions, comprising, in one way or another, roughly […]

Energy Efficiency Initiatives in the Shipping Industry

There’s no denying the importance of the shipping industry. According to the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the shipping industry carries food and different goods all over the globe and contributes to around 90% of the world’s trade. Without shipping, people wouldn’t be able to get what they need to survive at an affordable price, and […]

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