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Can megaships save the global cruise industry?

Changing expectations and demographics of cruise passengers have fuelled demand for vast liners offering countless on-board experiences, and competition is starting to heat up

Is America losing out on the Northern Sea Route?

As the polar ice caps continue to recede at record levels, China and Russia could take advantage as the Northern Sea Route opens up. Whether this would be a strategic trade move or a geopolitical play remains to be seen

The global banks making shipping emissions a priority

Financial institutions now have a framework for assessing the environmental footprint of their ship finance portfolios, but there are a number of stumbling blocks to overcome before it can make a meaningful impact

Why people don’t vote

A large chunk of the UK public choose not to vote in political elections. We reveal five reasons why this might be the case

Getting ready for Maritime 2050

Government ambition to be a leading maritime nation relies on technology, but it requires more than just investment to get it right

Are Strait of Hormuz tensions endangering trade?

The impact of ongoing geopolitical tensions in the Strait of Hormuz is already being felt in the cruise industry and could spill over to wider trade if oil prices are affected

The startups pioneering maritime innovation

Maritime recruitment faces a multitude of challenges and obstacles when it comes to propelling the sector into the modern era, but the tide is slowly turning

Would free ports help a post-Brexit Britain?

Customs-free ports are commonplace around the globe and have been around for centuries, but proposals to create them in the UK have drawn criticism in some areas

What can we learn from RPA failures?

The industrial adoption of robotic process automation promises improved efficiency, but silly slip ups mean businesses miss out

What is it like to live and work in China?

It is one of the most dynamic, vibrant countries in the world, but moving to work in China can often seem daunting to “foreigners”. Here are some tips which could help

How to train gen Z employees

Understanding the needs and expectations of generation Z, the latest cohort to enter the workforce, is fundamental to get workplace learning right