Global vaccinations of seafarers are going too slowly to prevent outbreaks on ships from causing more trade disruptions, endangering maritime workers and potentially slowing economies trying to pull out of pandemic slowdowns.
The owner of the Ever Given — the cargo ship that blocked the Suez Canal for almost a week, hampering global trade and roiling markets — expects to be hit with “many hundreds or thousands” of legal claims.
President Biden’s targeting of shipping lines in a crackdown on uncompetitive industries should be welcome news to American companies paying record-high rates for ocean freight, a market that a growing number of importers complain is dominated by just a few big players.
The global economy will need 25 million new project professionals to carry out infrastructure development initiatives by 2030. Joe Cahill, chief customer officer with the Project Management Institute, discusses solutions to the shortfall.
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