26 02, 2021

Nigeria’s Pirate-Infested Waters

2021-02-26T10:28:28+02:00February 26th, 2021|

Nigeria’s Pirate-Infested Waters Nigeria will commission $195 million worth of aircraft, boats and vehicles in the next three months to strengthen security in the pirate-infested Gulf of Guinea. The deployment will help reduce shipowners’ reliance on private security companies to protect them in the sea off Nigeria’s coast. The [...]

25 02, 2021

Shippingcompanies in the great lake region 2021

2021-02-25T10:28:12+02:00February 25th, 2021|

Shippingcompanies in the great lake region 2021 American shipping companies operating the U.S.-flag Great Lakes fleet will invest nearly $87 million at shipyards and facilities across the region this year, according to new figures released by the Lake Carriers’ Association. The work includes replacing steel plating, engine overhauls, navigation [...]

24 02, 2021

ICAO and WCO issue joint calls on vaccine supply chain priorities, new customs and security guidelines

2021-02-24T10:19:26+02:00February 24th, 2021|

ICAO and WCO issue joint calls on vaccine supply chain priorities, new customs and security guidelines ICAO and the World Customs Organization (WCO) have published a joint statement calling on governments to demonstrate maximum flexibility with respect to border clearance and air transport supply chain operations essential to the [...]

23 02, 2021

MSC topples Maersk at the top of the box rankings

2021-02-23T11:03:42+02:00February 23rd, 2021|

MSC topples Maersk at the top of the box rankings For the first time in more than a quarter of a century Maersk is on track to lose its mantle as the world’s largest containerline. Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC), now run by former Maersk COO, Soren Toft, has been [...]

22 02, 2021

CMA CGM buying freighterplanes A330-200Fs

2021-02-22T12:12:29+02:00February 22nd, 2021|

CMA CGM buying freighterplanes A330-200Fs French logistics and sea transport firm CMA CGM is branching into air freight operations, with the introduction of services using four Airbus A330-200Fs. The company is establishing a new division, CMA CGM Air Cargo, which will be dedicated to air freight services. It states [...]

19 02, 2021

Post-Brexit trucking situation after nearly 2 months

2021-02-19T14:27:47+02:00February 19th, 2021|

Post-Brexit trucking situation after nearly 2 months Stories from truckers braving the red tape now governing cross-Channel trade. Truckloads of aging fish and spoiled potatoes, frayed tempers and hours or even days spent in border queues are some of the experiences of hauliers 50 days into post-Brexit rules. The [...]

18 02, 2021

Seafarer shortage

2021-02-18T11:32:10+02:00February 18th, 2021|

Seafarer shortage The global crew change crisis could lead to a shortage of seafarers if exhausted crew choose to leave the shipping industry rather than risk another long period trapped at sea, the Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ) has warned. There is a potential danger to the shipping industry [...]

17 02, 2021

Shipowners waiting for guidelines green fuel suppliers

2021-02-17T12:32:47+02:00February 17th, 2021|

Shipowners waiting for guidelines green fuel suppliers The European Commission should address fuel suppliers by introducing sub-targets to make low- and zero carbon fuels available for shipping and by increasing the multiplier for renewable fuels used in the maritime sector under the Renewable Energy Directive (RED), the European Community [...]

12 02, 2021

Europe’s aviation sector 2050 – sustainability

2021-02-15T16:56:04+02:00February 12th, 2021|

Europe’s aviation sector 2050 – sustainability Europe’s aviation sector today unveiled its flagship sustainability initiative, Destination 2050 – A Route to Net Zero European Aviation. Driven by a new, independent report, it provides a vision and path for meaningful CO2 emission reduction efforts in Europe and globally. This follows [...]

12 02, 2021

Europe’s aviation sector reveals sustainability goals

2021-02-12T18:23:19+02:00February 12th, 2021|

CO2 emission to be significantly reduced by 2050  Europe’s aviation sector today unveiled its flagship sustainability initiative, Destination 2050 – A Route to Net Zero European Aviation. Driven by a new, independent report, it provides a vision and path for meaningful CO2 emission reduction efforts in Europe and globally. This follows recent [...]

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