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Alchemy Recruitment have been a leading recruitment agency for the shipping industry for nearly 20 years, established in this sector since 1995. Throughout this long established career, Alchemy Recruitment has gained a reputation for efficient, professional service that offers all clients a good return on their investment. The high calibre of both candidates and employers that we attract are just further testament to the standard of service we offer.
This shipping blog has been assembled through the high level of expertise and knowledge of our specialist consultant and recruitment team. Here, we aim to provide you with the latest news and information about the shipping industry, from important changes to shipping regulations to awards and conferences, so that you remain in the know and can further your shipping employment potential.
The World’s Biggest Exporters
Exporting is one of the most historic forms of logistics trade, taking place internationally between two countries or economies on a massive scale. It’s evident that certain economies have specific and specialised goods which they trade with others, having an advantage over resources and manufacturing methods allows them the opportunity to sell their particular goods at a better price; being able to provide a more attractive deal and often better-quality products than competitors.
Combatting Plastic Waste in Our Ocean Environment
Over 12 million tons of plastic waste is dumped into the world’s oceans every year. This is not surprising, as globally it is estimated that we are now producing nearly 300 million tons of plastic each year. A significant proportion of this is made up of single use plastics, which means that mind-blowing numbers of plastic drinks bottles, drinking straws, containers, plastic bags and coffee cups end up in the ocean, amongst all manner of other throwaway plastics.
Project Shipping: Oil & Gas vs. Wind & Solar
Over the past 10 years there has been a steady decline in oil and gas use due to rising concerns over global warming and diminishing resources. This has led to huge global research and investment into wind, solar and hydro energy. For many project shipping companies this is a concern as oil and gas companies are a huge staple for the majority of these organisations when dealing with the movement of equipment for oil rigs, fracking sites and oil fields.