Voyager Blogs

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

Data sharing will not save the planet Data sharing will not save the planet

Perhaps it’s the after-effects of two years in which knowledge workers got to stay at home and manual workers worked, but suddenly the desire t…

November 22, 2021 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs

Are Seafarers the Solution to Sustainability? Are Seafarers the Solution to Sustainability?

With so much attention on action to decarbonise the maritime economy, it seems obvious to include all possible stakeholders in the conversation. …

November 3, 2021 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs

Climb every mountain Climb every mountain

With the COP 26 climate conference only weeks away, the shipping industry is increasing its focus on the business not just of reducing greenhouse…

October 20, 2021 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs

Tell me that you want me Tell me that you want me

Regular readers of this blog will have long recognised that the challenges facing the shipping industry amount to generational rather than cyclic…

September 30, 2021 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs

The energy transition faces up to a capacity crunch (or two) The energy transition faces up to a capacity crunch (or two)

If we didn’t know already, the period of rapid energy and technology transition facing shipping will have significant impacts. Costs, asset val…

September 23, 2021 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs

It could have been worse, and might be yet It could have been worse, and might be yet

One name dominates any review of the last 12 months in shipping. And as the Ever Given finally unloaded its cargo across Northern Europe, insurer…

September 16, 2021 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs

Who’s afraid of Artificial Intelligence? Who’s afraid of Artificial Intelligence?

Artificial Intelligence is – depending on your perspective – humanity’s greatest technological advance or the greatest risk to its …

August 26, 2021 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs

A Tale of Two Industries (Part Two) A Tale of Two Industries (Part Two)

If any further reminder was needed of the gulf that separates the business suits from the boiler suits in shipping then the Pandemic has provided…

August 5, 2021 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs

Welfare, social mobility and the future of seafaring Welfare, social mobility and the future of seafaring

The last 18 months have shown the collective inability of the shipping industry – charities, corporates, unions and even the IMO – to…

July 22, 2021 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs