Around the Middle East

The route of the Safeen Prestige, which arrived in Jeddah on 26 November  Amidst recent announcements of blank sailings it’s good to hear stories of new services being added. Major carriers have responded to reduced demand for shipments and falling freight rates by missing out port calls or suspending entire[…]

Wind propels shipping towards decarbonised future

The future Age of Sail. Photo: Anemoi As this year’s United Nations climate change conference, known as COP27, comes to a close, governments will be scrambling to finalise agreements on which individual nations and industries can base their renewed efforts to reduce global warming. That’s the theory anyway. For its[…]

Marine Gallery October 2022

Welcome to the Marine Gallery of October 2022, a monthly segment on our blog featuring the five best pictures of every month, selected by members of the MarineTraffic Photo Moderators. These could include images of vessels, ports, or lighthouses from around the world. We encourage everyone to submit photos by[…]

Formula One: A podium finish for effective logistics

Formula One is arguably the most international sport in the world, with 69 circuits in 34 countries. More than 1,000 tons of equipment worth millions of dollars must be shipped internationally to pull off this enormous global spectacle. This includes the vehicles, bodywork, machinery, team staff, tools, broadcasting capacity, catering[…]