Maritime & Ports

MEPs set to navigate shipping into the EU’s carbon market

Maritime & Ports - 2020-07-07

Members of the European Parliament’s environment committee (ENVI) will vote on Tuesday 7 July on a package of measures intended to clean up the maritime sector and include shipping in the E...

Read more

EU Taxonomy should align with already defined sectoral sustainability criteria and recognise the seaports' decarbonisation and greening strategies 

Maritime & Ports - 2020-07-03

European ports fully endorse the idea to help private investors to prioritise green and sustainable investments by providing them a clear manual with common definitions...

Read more

First European Polestar 2s begin arriving at the Port of Zeebrugge

Maritime & Ports - 2020-06-29

The first shipment of Polestar 2 customer vehicles has arrived in Europe...

Read more

COVID-19 Slams Vehicle Carrier Market

Maritime & Ports - 2020-06-17

COVID-19 has hit the vehicle carrier market hard...

Read more

Ports Welcomes New Border Pragmatism

Maritime & Ports - 2020-06-15

The British Ports Association has welcomed news that the UK Government will postpone its plans to introduce full border checks on traffic arriving from the EU for six months from J...

Read more

Difficult times ahead for car carriers

Maritime & Ports - 2020-06-12

The research and data mining company Vessels Value has analysed the development of the demand for maritime vehicle carriers in 2020...

Read more

TT Club publishes workplace guidance to help UK ports through the coronavirus pandemic

Maritime & Ports - 2020-06-12

As businesses across the UK strive to regain levels of activity with the easing of restrictions, it is imperative to maintain the safety and well-being of all workers and more important than...

Read more

The fall in demand for Vehicle Carriers

Maritime & Ports - 2020-06-11

Demand for Vehicle Carriers is down significantly since the onset of COVID-19...

Read more

Green Maritime Fund Critical to Emissions Reductions

Maritime & Ports - 2020-06-02

The British Ports Association has published new research examining the barriers to shore power in UK ports, setting out three proposals to support the industry to meet ambitious emissions re...

Read more

Global shipping body addresses the health concerns of seafarers during the COVID-19 pandemic

Maritime & Ports - 2020-05-29

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has issued updated health guidance for the global shipping industry to ensure ship operators and crew can safely deal with seafarers struggling with medical...

Read more

COVID-19: Amendment of the port services regulation

Maritime & Ports - 2020-05-27

The European Commission proposed an amendment to the Port Services Regulation(EU) 2017/352 in order to provide flexibility on the reduction, deferral, waiver or suspension of port infrastructure charg...

Read more

UN must persuade governments to adopt crew change protocols or risk ‘humanitarian disaster’

Maritime & Ports - 2020-05-26

The UN Secretary General has been urged by global industrial and shipping leaders to persuade his 193 member states to act urgently to avoid a “humanitarian crisis”, with over 200,000 tire...

Read more

UK Ports: Look to Green Investment and Freeports as Part of Economic Recovery

Maritime & Ports - 2020-05-25

The British Ports Association (BPA) has today published an economic recovery plan for government that highlights how investment in ports can play a part in the UK’s healing from the deepest...

Read more

Survey report shows severe economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on European shipping

Maritime & Ports - 2020-05-19

Survey results show that important segments of the European shipping industry are heavily impacted, and European or national measures are not always available in all member states to alleviate the sit...

Read more

European Study Looks at Future of Battery Technology in the Maritime Sector

Maritime & Ports - 2020-05-12

In 2018, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) commissioned DNV GL to perform a study on the use of electrical storage systems in shipping, with the objective of providing an overview o...

Read more

Keeping Shipping safe from COVID-19

Maritime & Ports - 2020-05-12

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has issued guidance developed by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and a coalition of industry associations to ensure a safe shipboard interface...

Read more

IMO, WCO, UNECE and ISO partner up to support maritime digitalisation

Maritime & Ports - 2020-04-29

A new partnership between the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the World Customs Organization (WCO), the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the International Organizat...

Read more

Zeebrugge Port Authority facilitates extra ground for port users in need

Maritime & Ports - 2020-04-21

Several terminals in the port of Zeebrugge were confronted with problems concerning incoming cargo and a lack of storage capacity, due to a blockage in the logistics chain caused by the COVID 19 crisi...

Read more

Coronavirus leads to capacity crisis at Zeebrugge

Maritime & Ports - 2020-04-08

Europe’s biggest vehicle handling port in Zeebrugge, Belgium, is taking emergency measures to deal with congestion at its Ro-Ro terminals caused by the coronavirus pandemic...

Read more

British Ports Association launches new coronavirus information hub and examines the employment implications for UK ports

Maritime & Ports - 2020-04-03

The British Ports Association (BPA) has launched a new information resource for UK ports dealing with the coronavirus outbreak...

Read more