Voyager Blogs

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

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

Harnessing the power of big data in navigation – White Paper Harnessing the power of big data in navigation – White Paper

Mr Bireshwar Kumar started his career as a sea-going officer, sailing on merchant vessels before working as a maritime consultant for the past 17…

November 20, 2019 – Voyager Product Announcements, Voyager News, Voyager Blogs

Shipping sails to new frontiers in risk management Shipping sails to new frontiers in risk management

Shipping, it is often said, punishes rather than rewards innovators and first movers, but this is far from true across the board. It may be corre…

October 29, 2019 – Voyager News, Voyager Blogs