shipping trade

Shipping needs to keep the world moving, says MSC CEO

As an essential cog for global trade it is imperative for ship operators to keep the world moving despite the difficult operating conditions formed amid COVID-19, said MSC Group President & CEO Diego Aponte.

Opinion voiced asking for industry leadership

In a recently published article on Linkedin, Wallem’s CEO Frank Coles poses important questions on how the industry should manage the crisis due to COVID-19 pandemic, urging all stakeholders for consistency and transparency to mitigate negative impacts.

WTO, FAO, WHO urge food trade to keep flowing

The heads of the World Trade Organization (WTO), the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) called governments to minimize the impact of COVID-19 related border restrictions on trade in food. 

US to address COVID-19 supply chain impacts

The US Federal Maritime Commission issued an order authorizing Commissioner Rebecca Dye to identify operational solutions to cargo delivery system challenges related to COVID-19.

Maintaining public health and trade flow: A critical COVID-19 conflict

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought an unprecedented disruption to global maritime trade, and an even bigger crisis is down the road unless global coordinated action is taken. Amid a growing uncertainty, the great dilemma for governments seems to be protecting public health and maintaining trade transport at the same time.

UNCTAD: Maritime trade must keep moving

As the world battles the COVID-19 pandemic, the global maritime transport industry is playing a critical role in the response, highlighted Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD.


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