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Shipping supply chains and global conflicts

Global shipping supply chains are facing significant disruptions due to the ongoing conflict in Gaza, attacks on ships by Houthi militias, and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Shipping supply chains in Asia are being tested by global crises

In recent years, global maritime supply chains have faced numerous disruptions, challenging their resilience.

Managing global supply chains in a turbulent world

Since the onset of Covid-19 four years ago, the disruption to global supply chains has been a constant challenge.

The Suez situation is a sign of changing trade times – maritime security analyst

The Suez Crisis unfolds as a pivotal moment in a shifting global landscape, reminiscent of globalised trade affiliations, as the world fractures into new bloc formations in a post-Covid continuum.

The Biden administration is seeing its Middle East policies collapsing

In response to the Israel-Gaza conflict, the Biden administration prioritised containing the turmoil within Gaza to maintain regional stability.

Middle East: Implications for maritime transportation and supply logistics

The commander of the U.S. Navy in the Middle East is pitching more countries in the region to use more unmanned systems to counter criminal activities and possible terrorist and military threats off..

The Suez Canal privatization conundrum

Faced with unsustainable debt levels, Egypt is taking steps to privatize the highly profitable Suez Canal.

Suez Canal tops the ranks when it comes to shipping bribes

The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) has released the results and lessons learned from 10 years of collecting data of cancerous, corrupt demands in maritime trade.

Mozambique: South Africa deploys forces after jihadist attack

South Africa deployed troops to Mozambique on Friday following an attack by "Islamic State" (IS) militants in the northern town of Palma last month. The announcement was made during a televised..

Why the Suez Canal and other choke-points face growing pressure

APOLOGIES DO NOT come much bigger. This week Shoei Kisen Kaisha, a Japanese firm, issued a grovelling press release after its ship, the Ever Given, became wedged in the Suez Canal. High winds..