A Timeline of Historic Maritime Disasters – and What to Learn for 2020

Modern technology and safety procedures have drastically reduced maritime accidents over the last 100 years, but shipping disasters can still occur. Here’s a look at some of the most notable maritime disasters – and how to protect your cargo against future accidents. 1840-1920 SS North Carolina (1840) A luxury steamliner built for elite passengers and…

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This shipping disaster includes two separate incidents which occurred right off shore within the period of a month on two of the M/V Zhen Hua vessels.

Double Trouble: M/V Zhen Hua 10 and 23

This shipping disaster includes two separate incidents which occurred right offshore within the period of a month on two of the M/V Zhen Hua vessels. When transporting goods across the ocean, being close to shore does not guarantee the safety of the vessel Whether a boat is docked or near the port, disaster can still…

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Rare circumstances allowed local residents to participate in the cargo theft of the MSC Napoli along the beaches of the Lyme Bay in the UK.

MSC Napoli: Theft in the English Channel

Rare circumstances allowed local residents to participate in the cargo theft of the MSC Napoli along the beaches of the Lyme Bay in the UK. No matter where you are traveling in the ocean, unforeseen events are always possible. This includes traveling through the narrow English Channel which receives 500-600 vessels of traffic each day….

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Holiday Shopping and Shipping Statistics for 2019

5 Surprising Statistics About 2019 Holiday Shopping and Shipping

As the holidays draw near, both shoppers and shippers should prepare for a surge in packages – and theft that follows. Understanding these holiday shipping statistics may help you prepare as well. Have you completed your holiday shopping yet? Chances are, if you have, you’ve spent the majority of your budget online – and that…

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The M/V CMA CGM Dahlia shipping disaster is another example of how dangerous the ocean can be.

Protect Your Cargo: The M/V CMA CGM Dahlia

The M/V CMA CGM Dahlia shipping disaster is another example of how dangerous the ocean can be. As we’ve said before, there is no guaranty of safe passage when bringing goods across the ocean. Weather and other dangers lie waiting everywhere. When bad weather hits a container ship there is a lot that can go…

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Learn about cargo theft and how your can protect your shipments from it.

What is Cargo Theft and How Can You Protect Your Shipments?

Learn about cargo theft and how your can protect your shipments from it. Cargo theft is a large financial danger to your imports. In 2018 the average value of stolen goods per incident was $142,342 and there were around 600 incidents in the U.S. and Canada. This threat to your shipment is always present, but…

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