Topic: Pandemic

IMO: “Crew change crisis is far from over”

Crew changeThe crew change crisis caused by Covid-19 restrictions continues to cause challenges, despite some improvement in the numbers, the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization has warned. Currently, some 200,000 seafarers are waiting to be...Read more
|Comment|author: Adnan Bajic

Pandemic causes Shell to book largest loss ever

Oil & GasShell has booked its largest-ever loss of USD 21.7 billion as a result of the corona crisis. Large write-offs during the first lockdown already resulted in the largest quarterly loss in the company’s history. Shell...Read more
|Comment|author: Adnan Bajic

AntwerpXL postponed to December 2021

Industry eventsAntwerpXL has been postponed from March 2021 to 7-9 December 2021 due to the continuing circumstances surrounding the pandemic. The live event will be held at the Antwerp Expo in Belgium.Read more
|Comment|author: Adnan Bajic

Breakbulk Middle East cancelled for 2021

EventsBreakbulk Middle East is the first Covid-19 casualty of the planned breakbulk events this year. The postponement of the event to next year follows hot on the heels of the cancellation of Transport Logistic 2021...Read more
|Comment|author: Adnan Bajic

First major industry events cancelled

ShippingWith many countries around the world in lockdown, event organizers are bracing themselves for another year without live events. Two major shipping events have already been cancelled or postponed. Read more
|Comment|author: Adnan Bajic

Pandemic drives up vessel operating costs

ShippingPRESS RELEASE – Vessel operating costs have risen at their fastest pace in over a decade this year due to higher insurance cover premiums and Covid-19 related expenses. Yet, they are expected to moderate in...Read more
|Comment|author: Adnan Bajic

Recession not as bad as initially feared

Although the global economy is still predicted for a recession in 2020, the intensity of it is now lower than previously anticipated, analysis of the IMF projections by shipping consultant SeaIntelligence shows.  Compared to June,...Read more
|Comment|author: Adnan Bajic