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What Factors Influence Container Shipping Rates?

Ocean freight is one of the most common ways to transport goods across the world. Due to the high dependence on ocean shipping to transport goods, any change has the potential to impact supply, demand, and overall international trade. Here are a few factors that affect container shipping rates. Destination: Where a container ship is […]

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Top Ports around the World

Did you know that about 90% of the world trade depends on maritime shipping? With the e-commerce industry expanding and the world becoming more interconnected shipping ports will continue to grow. The majority of the busiest ports are located in Asia, but, there are still noteworthy ports worldwide. No matter where you venture around the […]

How Logistics Will Change in 2019

It’s almost the New Year and that means it’s time for the logistics industry to consider changes that could come in 2019. As businesses and technology continue to evolve so will logistics. This is a great opportunity for the industry to become more efficient and safe. Here are some of the top changes we can […]

Energy Trends to Look out for in 2018

Ever since the Industrial Revolution, fossil fuels like coal and oil have been fueling innovation and society. In recent years, the damages to the environment that come from burning these fossil fuels have been thoroughly documented, and now many countries around the world are moving toward renewable energy as their primary source to fuel their […]

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Different Types of Merchant Ships and Sizes

Global Shipping is the conduit of world trade and a global economic engine. The significance of the shipping industry is huge as it is a key element in the international economic development. With over 50,000 of all types of merchant ships trading internationally and transporting every kind of cargo, the world fleet is dominated by […]

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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? […]

The Importance of the Greek Fleet – History, Past and Present

Greek Shipping roots are as old as the Greek Prehistory. Dating back to the time of the Argonauts, a sorority of legendary heroes in Greek mythology, who in the years before the Trojan War, around 1300 BC, accompanied Jason to Colchis in his mission to find the Golden Fleece. Their name comes from their ship, Argo, […]

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