Maritime & Ports

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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Shipping to or From the EU? Things Getting on Top of You?

Maritime & Ports - 2020-10-28

It has taken the UK Government over four years to wake up to what may be needed after the country exits the European Union and now, just a couple of months away from the big Brexit day, it has finally...

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ICS welcomes legally binding agreement to significantly improve the carbon efficiency of shipping

Maritime & Ports - 2020-10-26

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) welcomes the comprehensive package of additional CO2 reduction measures for the existing global fleet, agreed today by an overwhelming number of govern...

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Collaborating to reduce GHG emissions from ports and ships

Maritime & Ports - 2020-10-15

A new strategic partnership to strengthen cooperation between ships and ports to reduce greenhouse gas emissions has been signed by the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) and the Gr...

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Freeports proposals now looking more inclusive for UK ports

Maritime & Ports - 2020-10-08

Responding to the Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s statement on Freeports, the British Ports Association has welcomed the suggestion that the government was minded to be more inclusi...

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Multiple emission trading schemes may result in inhibition of carbon reduction

Maritime & Ports - 2020-10-05

As the world's largest shipping association containing a comprehensive mix of members from insurers to vessel owners and operators, any comment from BIMCO is always worthy of considerati...

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British Ports welcomes new Brexit borders infrastructure funding

Maritime & Ports - 2020-10-02

The ports industry has welcomed the launch of UK government’s new Port Infrastructure Fund as part of the preparations for life outside the European Union...

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International Chamber of Shipping updates health guidance on Coronavirus (COVID-19) to reflect latest knowledge

Maritime & Ports - 2020-10-01

A great deal has changed since March, when the International Chamber of Shipping first issued guidance for the global shipping industry to help combat the spread of COVID-19...

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