Maritime & Ports

Global shipping community updates Maritime Labour Convention to reflect lessons of pandemic

Maritime & Ports - 2022-05-18

The UN International Labour Organization (ILO) tripartite of shipowners, governments, and transport workers unions have agreed to new measures to strengthen the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), based...

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International Chamber of Shipping and Suez Canal Authority sign landmark agreement to enhance cooperation

Maritime & Ports - 2022-05-12

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority (SCA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) covering key issues impacting international ship owners and ope...

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Russia-Ukraine war puts LNG in the spotlight, cleaner shipping rules: SEA-LNG chairman

Maritime & Ports - 2022-05-09

The Russia-Ukraine crisis has highlighted the importance of LNG in the global energy commodities mix, with LNG bunkering set to receive a boost from a growing ship fleet, reflecting the need to switch...

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ELP Webinar on Maritime Supply Chain in Disrupted Times - 26 April 2022

Maritime & Ports - 2022-05-06

At the second webinar organised by the European Logistics Platform (ELP) this year, more than 75 EU policymakers and industry representatives met to discuss with experts the challenges of the maritime...

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IMO to develop guidelines for safe use of ammonia

Maritime & Ports - 2022-05-05

Work will commence at the IMO to develop guidelines for the safety of ships using ammonia as fuel, according to IBIA...

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100th ratification of Maritime Labour Convention welcomed

Maritime & Ports - 2022-04-14

IMO has welcomed the 100th ratification of the International Labour Organization (ILO)'s Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), 2006, which is the global instrument mandating seafarers' employment ...

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Impact Today: New standard for vessel reporting needed to boost data quality, decabonisation

Maritime & Ports - 2022-04-13

A group of 14 organisations has released its new Vessel Reporting and Data Quality white paper, which calls for the maritime sector to create a new data standard aimed at evolving noon reports into ho...

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Espo supports the EU’s 5th sanction package against Russia and insists on a clear, uniform and smooth application in the different Member States

Maritime & Ports - 2022-04-13

The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) would like to express its support for the 5th sanction package against Russia, as adopted by the EU Member States on 8 April...

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New Mapping of Zero Emission Pilots and Demonstration Projects in shipping reveals a notable increase in zero emission projects the past year

Maritime & Ports - 2022-04-04

The Getting to Zero Coalition’s third update of Mapping of Zero Emission Pilots and Demonstration Projects showcases global action across the value chain and delivers valuable new insights into ...

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These are the zero-emission fuels to decarbonize the shipping industry

Maritime & Ports - 2022-03-31

For shipping to decarbonize, fuels need to decarbonize...

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Ship carrying 4,000 VW Group vehicles sinks in rough seas

Maritime & Ports - 2022-03-02

The cargo ship that caught fire in the Atlantic while transporting roughly 4,000 Volkswagen Group vehicles to the US has sunk despite efforts to tow it to safety...

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Salvage team reaches stricken MOL car carrier Felicity Ace

Maritime & Ports - 2022-03-01

A salvage team boarded the stricken Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) car carrier Felicity Ace at the end of last week to assess the damage caused by the fire that started in its cargo decks on 16...

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Shipping’s Green Future: Decarbonisation Digest

Maritime & Ports - 2022-02-28

Despite the long road that lies ahead, after years of lobbying efforts there is finally a shift in the collective mindset of the shipping industry to put more emphasis on its carbon footprint...

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Russian and Ukrainian seafarers make up 14.5% of global shipping workforce, according to the International Chamber of Shipping

Maritime & Ports - 2022-02-25

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS,) representing 80% of the world's merchant fleet, has warned of supply chain disruption should the free movement of Ukrainian and Russian seafarers ...

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Large cargo ship is adrift in mid-Atlantic without crew

Maritime & Ports - 2022-02-17

A large cargo ship was drifting near the mid-Atlantic Azores Islands on 17 February after its 22 crew members were evacuated due to a fire on board, the Portuguese navy said...

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UK and Scottish government agree deal on freeports in Scotland

Maritime & Ports - 2022-02-15

UK Ministers and the Scottish government have reached a deal over proposed freeports in Scotland, after months of disagreement over what No 10 has billed as one of the main economic benefits of B...

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Danish Shipping: The EU's climate measures risk creating obstacles for each other

Maritime & Ports - 2022-02-15

The EU's good intentions of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from shipping could be hampered by two measures that interact poorly with each other...

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11 sustainability-driven shipowners join Green Marine Europe

Maritime & Ports - 2022-02-14

Environmental certification program Green Marine Europe has announced eleven new shipowners that have become candidates for GME labeling...

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The Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation and the Global Maritime Forum sign knowledge partnership to accelerate shipping decarbonisation

Maritime & Ports - 2022-02-10

Through this knowledge partnership, GCMD and the Global Maritime Forum will collaborate around low or net-zero emission projects and programmes, such as the sharing of knowledge and data analytics, an...

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Why should shipping come under the EU’s carbon trading system?

Maritime & Ports - 2022-02-09

The European Commission has proposed adding shipping to the bloc’s carbon market for the first time, in a move that is set to shake up the industry after years of avoiding pollution charges by t...

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