Industry

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 [...]

10 02, 2021

Global ageing containerfleet and expected newbuild orders

2021-02-10T10:30:54+02:00February 10th, 2021|

Global ageing containerfleet and expected newbuild orders The ageing global container fleet will likely see a raft of newbuild orders placed this year and next, despite future propulsion concerns. It is anticipated that there will be a pick up in new boxship orders in 2021 and 2022, following on [...]

9 02, 2021

Food is piling up in all the wrong places

2021-02-09T10:51:19+02:00February 9th, 2021|

Food is piling up in all the wrong places, due to struggles facing ships hauling empty shipping containers. Global competition for the ribbed steel containers means that Thailand can’t ship its rice, Canada is stuck with peas and India can’t offload its mountain of sugar. Shipping empty boxes back [...]

8 02, 2021

Digitalization of Global Ports

2021-02-08T11:21:17+02:00February 8th, 2021|

Digitalization of Global Ports While advocates of digitalization predicted strong gains as ports and the logistics chain realized the benefits of the new technologies, it appears much of the advancement has been limited to the largest ports. While digital technologies are being promoted as a tool to improve productivity, [...]

5 02, 2021

Cruise Liners handling COVID-19

2021-02-08T11:17:23+02:00February 5th, 2021|

Cruise Liners handling COVID-19 The UK travel company Saga Cruises has become the first cruise line to announce that it is requiring all passengers to be vaccinated for COVID-19 to sail on its cruise ships. While there have been rumors that the cruise industry might require vaccinations, Saga’s announcement [...]

3 02, 2021

Seafreight, further increases expected in 2021 ?

2021-02-03T10:50:45+02:00February 3rd, 2021|

Tender your new contract seafreights now ! Annual container shipping rates set to surge Remember when people thought container shipping spot rates would peak around Chinese Golden Week last October? They weren’t even close. Then they thought year-end. Wrong again. Then they pointed to Chinese New Year, which starts [...]

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