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Container – The Box That Changed the World

The Australian National Maritime Museum will play host to the outdoor exhibition “Container – The Box That Changed the World. This exciting now exhibition is…

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World Maritime Day 2017

World Maritime Day has been celebrated around the world in the last week of September.  2016’s theme was Shipping – Indispensable to the World. 2017’s…

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Indonesia-Australia tariffs tumble

Indonesian tariffs on imported Australian raw sugar are to be slashed while Australia is scrapping import duties on Indonesian herbicides and pesticides. Indonesian and Australia…

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Queen’s Birthday Closure

We wish to advise that our office will be closed on Monday the 25th September in order to honour the Queen’s Birthday. We will re-open…

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Italy Summer Holidays

Italy Summer Holidays is just around the corner.   From the 7th August – 25th August most suppliers, factories and trucking companies will be closed for…

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Mesmorising ship movements

This interactive map was created by digital journalism studio Kiln and it plots 250 million data points to show the movements of the world’s commercial…

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Books on Shipping

We here at EES love a good book dedicated to the world of shipping.  We’ve got a few of these babies on our shelf and…

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Shipping container hotel

A gorgeous new hotel has been constructed in the European country of Georgia.  It’s made from, you guessed it, shipping containers. Take a look at…

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Five Ports you never knew existed

Sure we all know the common sea ports around the world.  There’s Long Beach, in America, Le Havre in France, Shanghai China and Sydney in…

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The Story of Malcom McLean

The New York Times has released a video on Malcom McLean, the former North Carolina truck driver who invented the shipping container. It’s a story…

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