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.
The UK Chamber of Shipping urged for immediate support from the UK government, in order to make sure that freight continues to flow into the country.
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.
During a virtual meeting on 1st of April between the IMO Secretary- General Kitack Lim, UN chiefs and the UN Secretary-General was among others addressed the COVID-19 pandemic situation and its impacts around the maritime industry.
The port and shipping sector in China is getting ready for a second wave of supply chain disruptions that may be deeper and more prolonged than the recent COVID-19 lockdown, as the global spread of the virus impedes international demand.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread globally, the world is facing unprecedented challenges during this ongoing and dynamic situation, Philip W.B Fullerton, MD, Northern Marine Group says.
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