Maritime & Ports

Shipping industry demands vaccine priority for seafarers amid renewed crew change struggles

Maritime & Ports - 2021-01-20

The International Chamber of Shipping is leading calls for governments to put seafarers and frontline maritime shore workers at the head of the vaccine queue and to&...

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Brittany Ferries launches France-Ireland ‘Brexit by-pass’ Ro-Ro service two months early

Maritime & Ports - 2021-01-19

Brittany Ferries on 18 January launched its France-Ireland ‘Brexit by-pass’ Ro-Ro service, connecting Cherbourg and Rosslare, two months earlier than originally planned, due to strong...

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Ferry firms avoid Britain with ‘Brexit buster’ services from Ireland

Maritime & Ports - 2021-01-15

Ferry companies in Ireland are pulling some of their newest, biggest vessels from British routes to boost “Brexit buster” services direct to the Continent...

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Ship ‘coffee breaks’ not enough to avoid EU carbon charges

Maritime & Ports - 2020-12-17

The European Union is on course to extend its emission trading scheme to shipping but is yet to decide which voyages should actually be included...

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UK port congestion could continue for months

Maritime & Ports - 2020-12-11

Nine organisations involved in the supply of goods to the UK have written to UK Transport Minister Grant Schapps this week to warn that the current levels of congestion at the country’s leading ...

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Shipping Companies Taking Different Approaches on Irish Routes as Brexit Deadline Looms

Maritime & Ports - 2020-12-03

With the looming deadline of Brexit on 31 December, shipping lines serving the country are wondering what the future holds in terms of routes for traffic between the Emerald Isle and continental ...

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Fuel from waste: Volkswagen powers car freighters with used oil from restaurants

Maritime & Ports - 2020-11-26

The Volkswagen Group continues to force the pace of climate protection: in future, Volkswagen Group Logistics will be using certified fuel from vegetable residues for certain new car shipments via mar...

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IMO MEPC75: Higher ambitions for reducing GHG emissions from shipping are needed to deliver on Green Deal ambitions in the maritime sector and in ports 

Maritime & Ports - 2020-11-24

On 17 November, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC75) gave preliminary approval to the compromise agreement for the package of technical and op...

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UN shipping agency greenlights a decade of rising greenhouse gas emissions

Maritime & Ports - 2020-11-18

The IMO’s marine environment protection committee approved a proposal that will allow the shipping sector’s 1bn tonnes of annual greenhouse gas emissions to keep rising for the rest o...

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IMO Committee holds key discussions on GHG reduction measures

Maritime & Ports - 2020-11-17

Crucial measures to further reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from ships will be discussed by IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), which is mee...

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International Shipping Lobby Pushes Hard for New Research Tax on Merchant Maritime Fuels

Maritime & Ports - 2020-11-17

WORLDWIDE – In its efforts to combat climate change, the international freight and shipping community is calling for serious investments to be made to help decarbonise maritime shipping...

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Shipping industry urges Governments to take forward USD 5 billion proposal to accelerate the decarbonisation of maritime transport

Maritime & Ports - 2020-11-16

As governments come together at the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) to consider important next steps to decarbonise maritime transport, the global shipping industry urgently calls on them...

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Accelerating the race to zero emission shipping

Maritime & Ports - 2020-11-13

The COVID recovery will require a new growth and innovation agenda for societies to rebuild in line with climate commitments...

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Logistics UK urges government to 'fix gaps' in Brexit guidance

Maritime & Ports - 2020-11-12

Industry body Logistics UK has called on government “to provide the clarity and systems its members require to prepare for Brexit,” on 11 November so that trade can keep flowing ...

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COVID-19 cuts global maritime trade, transforms industry

Maritime & Ports - 2020-11-12

The pandemic has sent shockwaves through global maritime transport and laid the foundations for a transformed industry and associated supply chains...

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ICS report reveals scale of challenge to decarbonise shipping

Maritime & Ports - 2020-11-12

A new report from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has laid bare the scale of the industry’s decarbonisation challenge...

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Supporting Tesla with first shipments of China-made cars to Europe

Maritime & Ports - 2020-11-09

Reliable ocean transportation and logistics services at the port of Shanghai are helping Tesla drive efficiency across its electric vehicle supply chain for Chinese manufactured cars destined for the ...

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Shipping industry should consider nuclear option for decarbonizing: experts

Maritime & Ports - 2020-11-06

Stakeholders in the maritime industry are considering an increased uptake of nuclear power as one of its choices as it strives to meet decarbonization targets that the International Maritime Organizat...

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Keeping Ahead of Digitalisation: ICS Announces Two New Initiatives

Maritime & Ports - 2020-11-06

The International Chamber of Shipping is set to deliver two new initiatives to help the shipping industry face the continuing challenges brought by the digital revolution of the maritime sector...

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Download the 2020 update of the 'Economic Value of the EU Shipping Industry' by Oxford Economics

Maritime & Ports - 2020-11-02

Launched earlier in February during the 2020 European Shipping Week 2020, ECSA has produced a more comprehensive publication of the latest figures on European shipping by Oxford Economics...

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