On the go and on demand, The Maritime Podcast, brought to you by Seatrade Maritime, delivers news and updates on shipping's most pertinent topics and conversations. With a focus on the leading trends in the industry. Hosted by a team of highly experienced correspondents across Asia, the Middle East, Europe and America, The Maritime Podcast has a focus on operational, regulatory and technology related topics, including interviews with key executives – all free to listen to.
In Conversation with Claudia Ohlmeier, WISTA Germany
In this latest episode In Conversation of the Maritime Podcast Claudia Ohlmeier, President of WISTA Germany, talks to Marcus Hand, Seatrade Maritime News Editor, ahead of the WISTA International AGM and Conference in Hamburg.
The conversation takes a preview of some of the topics to be discussed at the conference with a particular focus on the environment and issues around people and diversity in the maritime industry.
Claudia and Marcus discuss how the maritime industries are changing with regard to people and diversity and meeting the future needs of the sector. They also talk about the progress shipping is making on decarbonisation, how it is changing business models and what needs to be done.
On a lighter note Claudia explains to listeners about the unique venue for this year’s WISTA International AGM and Conference.
In conversation with AD Ports Group
The latest In Conversation podcast from The Maritime Podcast features and exclusive conversation with Abu Dhabi Ports Group on World Maritime Day. World Maritime Day is celebrated annually and provides an opportunity to focus attention on the importance of shipping and other maritime activities. This year’s theme is - Seafarers: At the Core of Shipping’s Future.
In this episode, the Chairman of Seatrade Maritime, Chris Hayman, speaks to Captain Ammar Al Shaiba, Managing Director Zayed Port and Acting CEO of Ports Operating Company and Kim Larsen, Vice President of Commercial and Business Development of Ports, AD Ports Group.
This episode puts focus on how Abu Dhabi Ports has responded to the past 18 months; what 2022 looks like and also how the plight of seafarers is taken very seriously by Abu Dhabi Ports. The interview also puts some spotlight on how Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy – the training academy of Abu Dhabi Ports – continues to bring UAE Emiratis into the maritime sector.
Maritime in Minutes - September 2021
In this episode of the Maritime in Minutes series we’ll be taking the listener on a look back through some of the most important stories in shipping and maritime over the month of September.
Stories featured in this episode:
- Shipping’s decarbonisation becoming a bigger challenge
- Container lines rack-up ‘amazing’ $28.6bn profit in Q2
- Euroseas charters panamax boxship for $200,000 per day
- CMA CGM suspends all spot container freight rate increases
- UK calls for zero emissions from global shipping by 2050
- Seafarer welfare issues – shipping needs one voice
- Berge Bulk Marshall upbeat on next two years
- After ‘once in a lifetime swings’ – what next for shipping and commodities?
- No silver bullet to shipping’s decarbonisation journey
In Conversation with Bertrand Chen, CEO of GSBN
In this latest In Conversation episode of the Maritime Podcast Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN) CEO, Bertrand Chen, talks with Seatrade Maritime News Editor, Marcus Hand.
The conversation with Bertrand explores the challenges to the digitalisation of shipping processes and how the pandemic has helped provide a catalyst in the move away from paper.
He also explains why he sees GSBN’s independent, “not for profitable” model as a key differentiator with other digitalisation initiatives in shipping over the last 20 years.
The podcast also discusses the launch of GSBN’s first product Cargo Release, and Marcus quizzes Bertrand on what is to come in the future for GSBN.
In Conversation with Thomas Knudsen, MD of Toll Group
In this latest In Conversation episode of the Maritime Podcast Toll Group Managing Director, Thomas Knudsen, talks with Seatrade Maritime News Editor, Marcus Hand.
The conversation with Thomas explores how the logistics provider has handled the challenges of the pandemic over the last 18 months, particularly for its global forwarding business.
The conversation covers ways in which Toll has tried to help its customers navigate supply chain disruption and providing alternative modes of freight transportation.
Thomas and Marcus also talk about the use of technology to provide greater visibility in shipping, as well as the learnings Toll has from falling victim to a cyber-attack.
Maritime in Minutes - August 2021
In this episode of the Maritime in Minutes series we’ll be taking the listener on a look back through some of the most important stories in shipping and maritime over the month of August.
Stories featured in this episode:
- Allianz warns on crew change crisis and ship safety
- Western Australia Covid plans ‘dangerous’ and ‘immoral’
- Esben Poulsson on 50 years in shipping
- OSRA 2021 – US lawmakers seek minimum service standards for shipping lines
- WSC hits out at ‘flawed’ and ‘unworkable’ OSRA2021
- Ningbo terminal closure – what if Covid breaks out in more Chinese ports
- No relief yet for tanker owners as rates stay down
- Asian container lines report massive surges in H1 profits
- Maersk bets big on methanol