Voyager Blogs

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

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

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