Voyager Blogs

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

Governance, the environment and platform pirates Governance, the environment and platform pirates

The global economy finds itself at something of an impasse in 2019. The optimism that accompanied the apparent triumph of liberal economics and t…

July 3, 2019 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs

4 Blindspots of Navigation 4 Blindspots of Navigation

With digital navigation, connectivity, information sharing and data analytics are opening up new opportunities to operate more efficiently, impro…

June 28, 2019 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs

Success in shipping = trust + agility + ideas Success in shipping = trust + agility + ideas

In a market populated by too many conferences, there is something refreshingly positive about the attitudes in evidence at Nor-Shipping. There ar…

June 19, 2019 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs

Scrubbernomics, clean fuel (and the much bigger picture) Scrubbernomics, clean fuel (and the much bigger picture)

Almost everything is known about the IMO2020 sulphur cap, except all the stuff that no-one knows: the hi-lo price spread, availability and qualit…

May 22, 2019 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs

No industry for old men No industry for old men

The first step in making a change is acknowledging the need for change and by that marker, the maritime industry should by now be well along with…

April 24, 2019 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs

Not just about the cycle: can the shipping industry create climate wealth? Not just about the cycle: can the shipping industry create climate wealth?

The confluence of regulation and technology continues to occupy the shipping industry’s attention, for good reasons. But beyond the residual ar…

April 17, 2019 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs

Can shipping fix it? Not yet, but we will have to quite soon Can shipping fix it? Not yet, but we will have to quite soon

What do you get when you assemble the heads of shipping’s major trade associations? By large you get an agreement, since they are supposed to b…

April 11, 2019 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs

One eye to the telescope? We need more visibility, not less, on vessel inspection data One eye to the telescope? We need more visibility, not less, on vessel inspection data

The decision by the Paris MoU to limit the availability of its inspection results undermines the building of a safety culture based on data shari…

March 27, 2019 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs

Container sector a bright spot on journey to digitalisation Container sector a bright spot on journey to digitalisation

“The time has come for the container shipping industry to join the digital revolution.” So said Boston Consulting Group just over a year ago.…

March 6, 2019 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs