Global wheat prices hit a 6% record on Monday after India decided on restricting overseas sales of wheat, exacerbating a food crisis. The world had been depending on India for alleviating wheat supplies crimped by the war in Ukraine.
SAILCARGO INC. has purchased the cargo vessel S/V Vega Gamleby. Vega will sail approximately 148 cubic metres (or 82 tons) of green coffee beans and other dry goods between Colombia and the United States.
IMO’s Facilitation Committee has adopted amendments to the Facilitation (FAL) Convention which will make the single window for data exchange mandatory in ports around the world.
In 2020, the ferry operator added environmentally friendly wind propulsion technology to the list of green initiatives by installing a Norsepower Rotor Sail on the hybrid ferry Copenhagen, which operates on the Rostock-Gedser route between Germany and Denmark.
The inaugural IMO International Day for Women in Maritime on 18 May 2022 will focus on the theme “Training-Visibility-Recognition: Supporting a barrier-free working environment”.
The collaboration between bound4blue and LDA emerged more than three years ago, due to the constant search by the French shipowner to optimize its operations and its costs and, above all, reduce the carbon footprint of its fleet.
The CMA CGM Group, a global leader in sea, land, air and logistics solutions, announces its newest Container Depot in Cakung, Indonesia, which is reported to have handled 150,000 TEUs containers as of May 2022 in only nine months of operations.
Between May 5 and 12, 2022, MV Nukumi successfully completed her inaugural loading and discharge of deicing salt for Windsor Salt.
Seafarers’ groups have won the right to mandatory social connectivity for crews –including internet access – in updates to the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC), but are disappointed that shipowners and governments may seek to charge for it.