In 2013, the Chinese government initiated the concept of the “Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road” (also referred to as the One Belt and One Road: OBOR) in tandem with launching the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in 2015, in which 57 countries have ...
Crew not required - what happens when we don't need humans on ships? Rolls Royce Marine, in collaboration with a number of Finland’s top academic researchers and leading members of the maritime cluster, has started on the development of fully autonomous remote controlled ships. This collaboration is known as the Advanced ...
Unease surrounding the fate of the global shipping industry has skyrocketed after the recent collapse of South Korean company Hanjin Shipping, the seventh-largest shipping line in the world. Maritime transport carries 90% of the world’s goods and is vital for global trade and economic prosperity, yet there are ...
The current revival of Sir Henry Bolte’s vision for Hastings has followed generations of politicians and successive governments maintaining the dream, probably in part through the relationships between the political parties and the long term pressure to do something for Gippsland; and in part because major infrastructure is ...
March 10, 2015supplychainviau
Australia, which has a coastline of about 16,000 miles, has been a shipping nation since Aborigines used canoes to transport goods and people. White settlement over two centuries ago was made possible by shipping. Even today, most of our exports are ...
August 28, 2014supplychainviau