Reflections on World Ocean Day

The maritime calendar presents few better opportunities than World Ocean Day to reflect on sustainability in shipping. But will the politics of climate change help or hinder efforts to protect the marine environment? A blog post by Marina Ledakis, a JLA Media intern who recently completed her studies in Politics, Languages and International Studies at the University of Bath.

Posidonia 2018…from dusk till dawn

Posted in Maritime PR

Like no other event on the shipping calendar, Posidonia is what you make it: multi-million-dollar deals can be done over the canapés; footsore foot soldiers can be nabbing ‘exclusive’ party invites before breakfast; all the while, self-inflating strategists can grow more convinced of their own importance without leaving the top table bubble.

Nor-Shipping ushers in the future

Posted in Maritime PR

Big changes lie ahead for shipping - that was certainly the message at this year’s Nor-Shipping. The international maritime fair took place in Oslo from 30th May to 2nd June. While by no means the first maritime event of the year to focus on ‘Disruption’, ‘Big Data’ and ‘Cyber Security’, Nor-Shipping brought characteristic Nordic clarity to the digital debate, and a contagious feeling that change is already under way.