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Shipping Industry

For the Man Who Jumped Into the Sea to Save a Dying Whale

Sourav Roy | Posted 06.21.2014 | Green
Sourav Roy

Michael's jump into the Sea of Cortez to save Valentina was symbolic of his frustration at the current situation that these majestic animals face, his way of appealing to all of us to do our bit and speak up for the whales to our appropriate agencies and governments.

Hawaii, Alaska And Territories Team Up Against The Jones Act

AP | CATHY BUSSEWITZ | Posted 03.13.2014 | Business

HONOLULU (AP) — Lawmakers from Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico and Guam are teaming up to pressure the U.S. government for relief from a maritime law pa...

The Real Cost of Shipping

OnEarth | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
OnEarth

By Bruce Stutz, OnEarth When I first moved to Brooklyn in the early 1970s I lived not far from the waterfront and often walked along the piers to watc...

After Almost 300 Years, Global Economy Sinks Shipping Firm

Reuters | Jonathan Saul | Posted 08.09.2012 | Business

LONDON, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Britain's oldest shipping firm, Stephenson Clarke Shipping Ltd, has gone into liquidation after nearly 300 years of trading,...

The Big Price Of Somali Piracy

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 02.09.2012 | Business

Though many think of Johnny Depp when pirating comes up, avoiding the real-life bandits of the seas is a multi-billion dollar problem for the shipping...