Voyager Blogs

Articles and features discussing the latest news and trends affecting the maritime industry as well as latest updates from Voyager Worldwide

New risks in the new normal New risks in the new normal

Despite the short term shock to the supply chain, the industry has largely proved resilient in keeping essential supplies moving; the problem is …

July 30, 2020 – Voyager Blogs, Maritime Security

Start-ups and shipping: balancing risk and reward Start-ups and shipping: balancing risk and reward

Nick Chubb cheerfully admits that on coming ashore he quickly realised that his skillset as a junior deck officer gave a fairly limited range of …

July 15, 2020 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs

After the flood After the flood

Back to normal, business as usual, regular working. All phrases to which millions of people have clung during the last six months as the COVID-19…

June 3, 2020 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs

Free your data (and your mind will follow) Free your data (and your mind will follow)

As many parts of the world continue to endure life in lockdown, the maritime events business has become a case of ‘another week, another podcas…

May 13, 2020 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs

Time out, but no time off Time out, but no time off

The current crisis continues to provide a daily test of the resourcefulness of the maritime supply chain. While the economics behind it are diver…

April 29, 2020 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs

Five ways the Coronavirus will change shipping Five ways the Coronavirus will change shipping

At a time of year when much of the world should be getting some kind of break from work and reflecting on the coming of Spring to the northern he…

April 9, 2020 – Voyager Blogs

When the only way is up… When the only way is up…

Is it possible to innovate, to learn and ‘fail fast’, introducing new concepts to shipping while also supporting the legacy systems built for…

March 26, 2020 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs

Look for clues to countering carbon Look for clues to countering carbon

The proposal by a group of leading shipping organisations for a $5bn R&D fund to see the development of alternative fuels for shipping sugge…

March 4, 2020 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs

It’s the economy, stupid (plus geopolitics, trade, the environment, data and AI) It’s the economy, stupid (plus geopolitics, trade, the environment, data and AI)

Those who hope that the dawn of a new decade will unleash a period of peace, growth and sustainability should probably look away now. In its late…

February 12, 2020 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs