The UNCTAD Review of Maritime Transport 2016 has been launched this week. This year, we have placed a special focus […]
Moving on – a quick personal update
Dear friends, colleagues, counterparts and other connections: I am very happy to share with you that I have been appointed […]
A day in Seoul and surroundings
Impressions of Seoul and surroundings, on the way from and to the airport. In Korea for the 2016 Chung-Ang University […]
In Korea, at the border between North and South
The DMZ, the South’s perspective
On a gantry crane in Gwangyang
A port tour after a presentation to staff and management of 광양시 Port Authority, Gwangyang, Republic of Korea.
7 reasons why the Bali trade facilitation agreement needs to happen
There are still a few signatures left before the Bali trade facilitation agreement can enter into force. The sooner these […]
The port of Biel
An afternoon walk in Biel / Bienne, Switzerland.
Trade Facilitation and Development
Trade facilitation reforms improve a country’s trade competitiveness and the effectiveness of border agencies. In addition, they can directly help […]
The port of Vevey
A September stroll in Vevey, Switzerland. And why the fork? It’s the Headquarters of Nestlé.
The #HanjinShipping demise for dummies [economists]
Three fundamental causes for the crisis in container shipping The insolvency of Hanjin Shipping reflects a new low in the […]