3 Best Practices for Reducing Demurrage Costs

In recent years, we’ve seen a dramatic surge in port congestion that’s been disrupting global supply chains. Coupled with an underinvestment in port infrastructure, this has created a perfect storm that is wreaking havoc on logistics efficiency, and one of the major manifestations of this crisis are the rising demurrage costs. The effect of recent […]

Integrate Voyager with SAP to automatically transfer shipping data

Real time visibility and collaboration through Voyager + SAP Transportation Management Now Voyager is available on SAP® Store, the online marketplace for SAP and partner offerings. This is the first of many steps being taken by the company to make it easier for SAP customers to license and integrate the platform into their bulk shipping […]

Top Challenges in Shipping Project and Breakbulk Cargo and How to Solve Them

Top challenges in shipping project & break bulk cargo In the world of shipping, project and breakbulk cargo operations are complex categories to handle. Project Cargo is usually for construction, mining, and oil and gas projects. Breakbulk can include items such as steel coils, bags of grain, or heavy machinery. Both often require manual handling […]

Empowering Maritime Leaders with Low-Code Platforms

The shipping industry is undergoing a digital transformation, as technologies emerge daily, providing an opportunity to improve operations, reduce costs, and increase safety. And Low-Code platforms can play a crucial role in this transition, given the industry complexity and need for customization. According to Gartner, low-code development technologies are expected to grow 20% in 2023, […]

Embracing Digitalization in the Maritime Industry

The shipping industry has been going through a transformation for many years, still with some claiming that it is an old industry and slow to digitize. New technologies emerge daily, providing an opportunity to improve operations, reduce costs, and increase safety through maritime digitalization. However, this change also comes with a level of resistance, as […]

Understanding the Basics of Demurrage

In this first post of a series about Demurrage, we’ll cover the basics of demurrage and laytime, the relationship between charter parties and demurrage claims, and how statement of facts can be detrimental to the demurrage negotiation process. Demurrage represents a significant cost in most bulk shipping operations. Defined as a charge that is levied […]

Maritime Workflows: Best Practices for Charterers

In this second part of the series, you will look deeper into how automated workflows can support maritime operations. We’ll explore different use cases and examples of how you can use Voyager workflows to streamline processes and improve efficiency in the marine industry. PS: If you missed the first episode of this series, click here to […]

Digital platforms SEDNA and Voyager join forces to advance global voyage management

New tech integration will make data from the two solutions instantly available to maritime users to quickly and easily manage voyage documents, smoothing out an otherwise potentially burdensome process.  SEDNA, the enterprise email solution set up to transform business processes by connecting email with core business systems, and Voyager, the operations management platform for bulk commodity […]