As the COVID-19 pandemic takes hold it is vital that all governments keep maritime trade moving by continuing to allow commercial ships access to ports worldwide and by facilitating the movement and rapid changeover of ships’ crews.
102 environmental organizations, led by Seas At Risk, BirdLife Europe, ClientEarth, Oceana, Surfrider Foundation Europe and WWF are launching the “Blue Manifesto”.
With the signing by BNP Paribas and Credit Suisse, Signatories of the Poseidon Principles represent around $140 billion in loans to international shipping – about 30% of the total global ship finance portfolio.
On 28 to 31 October 2019, the IOPC met at the International Maritime Organization headquarter in London, with BIMCO represented as an observer delegation.
World maritime trade lost momentum in 2018, with volumes expanding at 2.7 percent, below the historical averages of 3.0 percent and 4.1 percent recorded in 2017.
Beating climate change and achieving the targets set in the United Nations Sustainable Development Agenda are the two defining challenges of our time, according to former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who warned against rising unilateralism.
Damen preparing Clipper vessel to undertake world tour promotion of UN Sustainable Development Goals.
The Getting to Zero Coalition will lead the push for shipping’s decarbonization with the mutual goal of having commercially viable zero-emission vessels operating along deep-sea trade routes by 2030.
The Panama Canal and UN Environment signed a cooperation agreement today to join efforts on sustainable development and combatting climate change.