Shipping Risk Archive

Developing New Safety Rules for Cargo Tracking Devices

Developing New Safety Rules for Cargo Tracking Devices

Today’s lithium battery transportation and packaging rules are designed to deal with batteries as cargo, but there is regulatory uncertainty when it comes to using them in transport.

 
Insuring Marine Cargo Against Fraudulent Documentation

Insuring Marine Cargo Against Fraudulent Documentation

Commercial shipping faces a new and daunting set of technological exposures, including the computer-enabled falsification of shipping documents

 
The Rising Tide of ­Maritime Shipping Risks

The Rising Tide of ­Maritime Shipping Risks

New technology and increased global trade have led to new risks for the shipping industry.

 
Low Margins Put Shipping at Risk

Low Margins Put Shipping at Risk

Market conditions in the shipping industry may mean crises for cargo companies.

 
Warming Trends May Benefit Maritime

Warming Trends May Benefit Maritime

Climate change risk could turn into an opportunity for the shipping industry.