Boosting Marine Fuel Sector With $30,000 Grants To Firms

The Republic’s maritime sector has remained resilient despite global economic headwinds, with the marine fuel or bunker segment holding steady amid the double shocks of the Covid-19 pandemic and fluctuating oil prices, says an article published in the Straits Times. 

Nonetheless, the Government is pushing on with plans to do more for the sector, said Senior Minister of State for Transport and Foreign Affairs Chee Hong Tat on Tuesday (Oct 6).

Efforts To Make Marine Fuel Sector Profitable 

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147 Lena Gothberg, Executive Producer of the Shipping Podcast

Episode 147 is a solo episode with me. I had something that I needed to get off my chest. I was interviewed by a start-up the other day and that sparked some thoughts in my head that I felt I wanted to share with you.

How do we change the mindset to the new way of thinking, that is what I speak about in this episode.

If you have any thoughts about this that you want to share with me or a photo of yourself listening to the Shipping Podcast, please email me at

Thank you for...

ClassNK releases “Guidelines for Digital Smart Ship” as part of its Innovation Endorsement initiative

Guidelines for Digital Smart Ship

ClassNK releases “Guidelines for Digital Smart Ship” as part of its Innovation Endorsement initiative

Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK released its “Guidelines for Digital Smart Ship” which stipulates the procedures for class notations for ships with advanced digital technology. The guidelines are part of the society’s new initiative, “Innovation Endorsement”(*1), aiming to certify innovations utilizing digital technology.

The “Digital Smart Ship...

143 Henrik Hvid Jensen, IT architect, Trustworks A/S

In episode 143 we meet Henrik Hvid Jensen, IT architect, Trustworks A/S, the expert in digitalised trade, who is one of the brains behind TradeLens, an interconnected ecosystem of supply chain partners — cargo owners, ocean and inland carriers, freight forwarders and logistics providers, ports and every entity involved in global trade with digital tools.

Henrik is passionate about getting the entire logistical chain digital since he can see so many benefits from that, he speaks about hidden...

Maersk Launches Maersk Flow To Enable Digital SC Management

  • Maersk is launching Maersk Flow – a digital platform for customers.
  • It will enable customers and their partners to take control of their supply chain, from the factory to market.
  • Customers can improve their supply chain performance with less time and effort.
  • Focus resources on core business and achieve happier customers and higher sales growth.
  • It will assist small and medium-sized businesses with the complexity of managing their supply chains.

The new platform strengthens the company’s...;amp;

141 Airaj Isaacs, Director, Chartering & Brokerage, Business Development, Cavalier Group, Dubai

In episode 141, Airaj Isaacs, a second-generation maritime professional speaks about the current situation during the pandemic but also about the culture in the maritime industry, how we need to stop working in silos and open up to more people. We need to discuss how to attract young people into the shipping industry but also how to retain talent.

This episode was recorded over Zoom as the pandemic is not allowing any travelling.

What is your view on what Airaj is talking about? Do you agree?...

Is Your Technology Ready for the New Digital Reality?

Is Your Technology Ready for the New Digital Reality?

What will it take to compete in the post-COVID-19 economy? Three elements are key: a relentless focus on the outcomes that matter, new ways of working, and savvy use of digital and technology.

The Rise of the AI-Powered Company in the Postcrisis World
Shifts in global supply chains, changing...