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.
In an effort to decarbonize shipping, Mediterranean Shipping Company and Shell focused on some of the challenges faced by hard-to-decarbonise sectors, such as the long asset lifespans, high energy dependency and complexity of electrification.
The port of Rotterdam reported that goods volumes recovered in the second half year, limiting the decline in annual volume. However, it does not expect to return to pre-COVID levels in 2021.
The first sailing of a semi-autonomous shortsea cargo vessel between the Belgian ports of Zeebrugge and Antwerp has taken place marking a development of autonomous shipping.
Last week the Royal Canadian Air Force performed a medevac for sailors. The rescue was a long-range mission performed under difficult conditions.
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.
The US Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Sub-committee examined the issues of stevedores as key workers for vaccinations, while also talking about queues of containerships on the US West Coast.
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.
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.
Almost seven months after the Japanese capsize bulk carrier MV Wakashio ran aground in an environmentally sensitive area off Mauritius, several scenarios as to what led to the incident have come to the surface, but an official cause of the accident is yet to be determined.
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