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5 Predictions for the Shipping Industry in 2017

5 Predictions for the Shipping Industry in 2017

After an unprecedented 2016, the shipping industry has given us a lot to think about. Trade growth was stagnant in 2016, stuck at 2015 levels of 2.8%. Hanjin left $14B worth of goods at sea. Flexport raised USD $65MM in venture capital to forever change freight forwarding. Uber acquired

5 Questions with Vino Kumar, Tenured Maritime Executive and former Director of Operations & Logistics at CMA CGM (Americas)

From humble beginnings growing up in the waterfront town Port Klang in Malaysia, Vino Kumar’s unique 25+ year career in maritime spans four of the seven continents, with a number of liners, and in a variety of roles from seafarer to on-shore operations. It’s this diverse experience that
The Law of Accelerating Returns in the Shipping Industry

The Law of Accelerating Returns in the Shipping Industry

In his book The Singularity is Near, Ray Kurzweil coins the term “The Law of Accelerating Returns”. This author, computer scientist, futurist, and Google advisor discusses how technological change is exponential and not linear. Kurzweil notes, “we won’t experience 100 years of progress in the 21st century — it will

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