Voyager Blogs

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

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

Leviathans, hydras and the labours of Hercules Leviathans, hydras and the labours of Hercules

Tell the shipping industry it has a problem and it will likely reply ‘yes but which one?’ High fuel costs, toxic trade relationships, potenti…

February 5, 2020 – Uncategorized, Voyager Blogs

Port cities seek strategy for clean, connected maritime sector Port cities seek strategy for clean, connected maritime sector

The shipping industry is focussing more and more on pollution control and environmental performance in a bid to comply with sector regulation and…

January 21, 2020 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs

Human factors and moral dilemmas in the rush towards big data Human factors and moral dilemmas in the rush towards big data

A combination of advances in technology, including faster computer processing speeds, increased density and capability of computer storage and hi…

January 15, 2020 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs

Who is driving, and to where? Who is driving, and to where?

When we talk about shipping’s business model, what do we mean? An inefficient, debt-laden, asset-heavy industry mired in manual procedures, una…

December 11, 2019 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs

6 ways to spend less and add value in 2020 6 ways to spend less and add value in 2020

It will be a rare fleet manager or marine superintendent who isn’t looking for ways to make year-on-year cost savings as we edge closer to 2020…

December 6, 2019 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs

5 things we’ve learned in 2019 5 things we’ve learned in 2019

Watershed, Rubicon, Crossroads. Call it what you like, 2019 probably won’t go down as the one we remember in five or 10 years’ time. Instead …

November 27, 2019 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs