For those in international shipping and trade, 2020 became the Year of Living Virtually as dozens of conferences and trade shows eschewed cancelling due to pandemic travel restrictions and opted for going digital. And the WCA World, a networking association of independent international freight forwarders, has taken this online technology one step farther, opening up a glimpse into a virtual world once imagined as science fiction rather than an everyday reality.
Dec 21 2020 at 12:36 PM | Maritime News | Liner Shipping
The reefer business has been called “pandemic proof” as demand has continued to grow throughout the Covid-19 crisis. But there are a number of underlying “catalysts” driving the reefer market that grant it some immunity from economic vicissitudes as Greg Tuthill, CCO of SeaCube, explains in an interview.
Nov 25 2020 at 09:14 AM | International Trade | Commodity
Descartes-Datamyne recently published a series of trade reports under the moniker “Big Book” that delve into the impacts in 2020 of the COVID-19 pandemic on U.S. imports. The various reports provide a unique analysis tool for measuring the effect that the pandemic has had on U.S. trade.
Editor’s Note: William (Bill) P. Doyle was appointed by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan as the Executive Director of the Maryland Port Administration (MPA) on July 22, 2020. As executive director, Doyle oversees and manages the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore’s six state-owned, public marine terminals.