US President Joe Biden and his counterparts from Australia, India and Japan held talks in Tokyo on Tuesday at a Quad meeting that could affect the geopolitics and security of the entire region.
The world’s supply chains have taken a battering this year from China’s zero-Covid policy, which has hampered the production and delivery of everything from bathroom taps to Apple iPhones.
The Ever Forward, owned by the Taiwan-based company Evergreen, became lodged in mud in the US east coast’s Chesapeake Bay on March 13.
No kidnappings for ransom last year in once-notorious seas, seen as proof of Trilateral Cooperation Agreement’s success.
Hundreds of Japanese and US marines in training sessions together in Japan in scenario of enemy invasion of remote Japanese island.
Global shipping giant Maersk and commodity traders like Bunge, Archer-Daniels Midland have stopped or suspended their key operations at ports in Ukraine.
Indonesia’s top diplomat has put land and maritime boundary talks with the country’s Asean neighbours high on her agenda again this year.
Struggling to transport their wares amid supply-chain disruptions that have led to a global container shortage, some exporters could face higher shipping costs until 2023.
One crew member’s body was found in the hull of the Danish ship; at least nine boats and a helicopter are combing the waters near the wreckage-strewn site.
The wreck of a cargo ship that sank in around 500BC has become Greece’s first underwater museum. Divers pay to look at – but not touch – some 4,000 ancient wine jars.
Scottish engineer David Marr Henderson built the lighthouses that made 19th century China a trading nation – 34 in all. Fascinated by Chinese culture, he almost certainly had a secret Chinese family. And he owned brothels.
Global shipping crisis threw a spotlight on the rarely told story of the hardships and poor conditions endured by seafarers, especially since the pandemic, with some not seeing home since then.
Global supply chain hit hard after one of the largest container ships in the world ran aground on Tuesday, and industry figures say goods destined for the city could be delayed by at least three weeks.
Liquefied natural gas, refined fuels and containers full of goods are among the cargo delayed after a huge ship blocked the Suez Canal, a man-made waterway that carries about 12 per cent of global trade by volume.