FEATURE | Bringing back sea power from the deckplate on up

Sea Power is of the utmost importance in terms of global control of both economic and geographical regions. Walter Raleigh wrote in the 17th century, “whosoever commands the sea, commands the trade; whosoever commands the trade of the world commands the riches of the world, and consequently the world itself.”

  • Published in Naval

FEATURE | Shipping caught in the trade war crossfire

Once again, the already long list of tariffed goods has been made even longer. Many more commodities were hit on August 23, but September is likely to dwarf it all, as the US has proposed slamming tariffs on goods worth US$200 billion. The tariffed goods’ share of global trade is largely underestimating the overall negative impact of this trade war on globalisation and international shipping.

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