e-Bulletin (Feb 2021, Issue 142)

Featured Resources for Faculty of Business

This database offers the must-read information and analysis for maritime professionals, including marine insurance, shipping and trade law, logistics, market data, global news and insights. You can view the up-to-date content by markets, sectors, hot topics, regulars and more.

Lloyd's List

This database delivers useful shipping resources on the register of ship, owner and builder details, fleet, orderbook, as well as time-series data on markets, trade flows and fleet developments. You can find the key publications, including Shipping Intelligence Weekly, Dry Bulk Trade Outlook, Oil and Tanker Trade Outlook, World Shipyard Monitor and more.

Other Library databases on logistics and maritime can be found here.

Shipping Intelligence Network


Media Resources

The Impact of Covid-19 on Organizations

Prof Paul Schoemaker is Research Director of the Mack Institute for Innovation Management at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. In his audio interview, he will discuss how coronavirus will affect big companies, from the perspectives of decision-making, uncertainty, and disaster preparation.

The Impact of Covid-19 on Organizations

The Startup Kids

“The Startup Kids is a documentary about young web entrepreneurs in the U.S. and Europe. It contains interviews with the founders of Vimeo, Soundcloud, Kiip, InDinero, Dropbox, Foodspotting and many others who talk about how they started their company and their lives as an entrepreneur.” – from this webpage (https://polyu.kanopy.com/video/startup-kids)

The Startup Kids

Trial Databases

Trial Databases:

East India Company

[Expiry: 14 Feb 2021]
This database is a collection of India Office Records from the British Library. The content includes royal charters, correspondence, trading diaries, minutes of council meetings and reports of expedition, etc. which charts the history of British trade and rule in the Indian subcontinent and beyond from 1599 to 1947.

SCMP Compass

[Expiry: 12 Feb 2021]
An archival newspaper database that covers 175 years of news in English from The South China Morning Post [1903-2019] and China Mail [1845-1974].