The dry bulk shipping market is not expected to return to profitability until 2017, despite a modest recovery in earnings anticipated over the next two years, according to the latest edition of the Dry Bulk Forecaster, published by global shipping consultancy Drewry.
Over the next 17 years or so, global trade will more than double, China will come to own roughly a quarter of the world's merchant fleet, the number of offshore wind platforms will grow a hundredfold, and the U.S. will still be the dominant naval power. So go the predictions in Global Marine Trends 2030, a collaborative effort by ship classification society Lloyd's Register, UK defense contractor QinetiQ, and the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow.
TNT Express has opened a new hub near Romania's third largest airport, Traian Vuia International Airport, in Timisoara. TNT Romania said its new Timisoara Centre was built to provide operational and technological support specifically for high-performance express services.