ICS: Cut of restrictive maritime trade policies could help boost GDP

ICS has commissioned this Study on ‘Protectionism in Maritime Economies’ to provide an assessment of those protectionist/restrictive trade policies and measures that are currently being implemented by governments worldwide, which may be preventing national economies from reaping the full benefits of having access to efficient maritime transport services.

Watch: Turkish responders save Ro/Ro after fire errupts

On February 11, Turkey’s General Directorate of Coastal Safety (KEGM) saved the Ro/Ro Gallipoli Seaways off the Babakale. A bus aboard the ship caught fire, spreading the fire, and causing an extended firefighting effort. 

Watch: LPG tanker on fire as oil barge explodes

An Indonesia LPG tanker was on fire after an oil barge exploded very nearby at a local yard in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. According to a video that was published, the barge exploded at he PT Barokah Galangan Perkasa shipyard in close proximity to the moored Grace V, a 1989-built, 2,010 cu m LPG carrier.

Shell sets out strategy for net-zero emissions

Following last year’s announcement of its ambition to become a net-zero emissions energy business by 2050, oil major Shell now set out details of how it will achieve the target to accelerate its transformation into a provider of net-zero emissions services.

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