Topic: Pandemic

Breakbulk Middle East cancelled for 2021

Breakbulk 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: Tobias Pieffers

First major industry events cancelled

With 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: Tobias Pieffers

Pandemic drives up vessel operating costs

PRESS 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: Tobias Pieffers

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: Tobias Pieffers

Breakbulk Europe cancelled for 2020

Breakbulk Europe has been cancelled for 2020. “Government regulations impose a ban on all events and exhibitions with 1,000 or more participants until 31 October 2020, which means it is impossible to deliver the event...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Boskalis so far beats Covid-19

Despite the inevitable negative impacts of the pandemic and oil crisis combined, Boskalis is “cautiously confident” about the rest of the year now Covid-19 restrictions are stabilizing. The company ended the first quarter above expectations...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers