Is the banks’ $400 billion global shipping debt about to sink?

Research has been released that suggests climate transition pathways pose risks to the banks that hold $400 billion of global shipping debt (Carbon War Room [CWR] and UMAS, 2017). With the onset of climate policies as soon as 2023, there will be a need for significant capital investment to keep vessels competitive. Navigating Decarbonisation: An […]

Australian Export Confidence Strong

australian export confidence

According to a recent study, New Zealand tops the Australian export trade list, with 56 per cent of local exporters conducting business with NZ over North America (51 per cent) and China (42 per cent). The 2016 DHL Export Barometer indicates that trade between Australia and New Zealand is likely to continue on the ongoing growth path, […]

At the Frontline of the Hanjin Failure

What happened to Hanjin Shipping? It was a day like any other day, except it turned into a crisis like no other.  A crisis that had impacted numerous countries, businesses and individuals.  A moment in time where the 7th biggest shipping line in the world went into administration and 141 of their vessels around the […]