Shipping celebrates World Maritime Day 2020

On 24 September 2020, IMO and the global maritime community celebrates the annual World Maritime Day, under the theme “Sustainable Shipping for a Sustainable Planet”. On the occasion of the World Maritime Day, both UN and IMO Secretary General stressed that shipping remains the main facilitator of global economy, even amid the pandemic. 

Fire erupts at Port of Ancona

Fire broke out at the port of Ancona in Italy, causingsignificant damage. The fire started in a warehouse and rapidly spread in the port area. No injuries were reported.

BP Energy Outlook 2020: Energy consumption shifts away from fossil fuels by 2050

In the main scenarios of this year’s BP Energy Outlook, global energy demand continues to grow for at least part of ‎the period to 2050. However, over this time, the structure of energy demand fundamentally ‎shifts, with a declining role for fossil fuels offset by an increasing share for renewable energy ‎and a growing role for electricity. ‎Decisive policy measures, such as significant increases in carbon prices, are needed to ‎deliver a lasting reduction in emissions from energy use.‎

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