Global shipping bodies have revealed a host of high-profile names who will be attending a cross-industry decarbonisation conference at COP26.
Sea freight all over the world has been significantly disrupted by the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. It has started recovering and signalling a boom in new container ship orders while the industry continues to grapple with the issue of vessel shortage.
So why is a country with no coast setting up a commercial ship registry? We ask them.
In the first six months of 2021, throughput in the port of Rotterdam was 231.6 million tonnes, a rise of 5.8% compared with the same period last year.
Global shipping has announced an unprecedented cross-industry event, to be held during COP26, bringing together leaders in shipping, energy, politics and finance to discuss maritime decarbonisation efforts.
The rising shortage of containers and sky-high freight rates are threatening Indian exports that had risen to a record in the first quarter of FY22.
BIMCO would like to encourage states and the industry to start a dialogue on how to create a global ruleset for market-based measures (MBM) to support the use of low carbon fuels and to create a level playing field for the industry.
2021 is shaping up to be a golden age for container ship operators, with January’s substantial rise in long-term contracted rates being “blown out the water” by developments in February.