Category: Shipping

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The Largest Ports in the UK

Although Brexit may disrupt trade flows, the UK will remain Ireland’s largest single trading partner and a key route to Europe. These UK ports are important for Irish trade flows to many destinations.

Why Megaships Like Ever Given Became So Huge

The growth in the size of megaships is driven by a number of efficiencies but there are also difficulties, such as the recent Suez Canal blockage, that may indicate a limit is nearby.

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Lessons from the Suez Canal Blockage

The Ever Given, with 18,300 containers on board, blocked the Suez Canal for a week before being dislodged. A maritime security expert identifies lessons.

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Ships and Cargo are Getting Smarter

Ships and cargo are getting smarter with more automation and better tracking reducing losses, damage and incidental costs.

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