2022 June 7
MEPC 78: IMO urged to kick-start shipping decarbonisation to cut Arctic melt
The Clean Arctic Alliance has called on the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to take urgent action to curb climate impacts on the Arctic...
2022 June 6
All eyes on energy transition strategies
Сommodities trade is estimated to grow at appoximately 1% per annum over the next three years...
HD Hyundai's Avikus successfully conducts the world's first transoceanic voyage of a large merchant ship relying on autonomous navigation technologies
SK Shipping's super-large LNG carrier arrived at a South Korean port after a month-long transoceanic voyage...
US firms left hanging as ban on some China imports nears
The next disruptions may come from an unintended source: a US campaign against human-rights abuses in China...
2022 May 31
North African crude supply in the spotlight
North African crude supply has seen shifts in recent months, largely driven by fresh protests in Libya and the displacement of Russian Urals in Europe...
2022 May 30
EU proposals on Emissions Trading and Carbon Border Adjustment derail the green transition
Open letter by the CEOs of the EU steel industry to the European Parliament and the member states. Climate, competitiveness and jobs depend on upcoming policy choices...
Black Sea ports still the best way to get Ukraine's grain moving fast
Ukraine is desperately trying to export its vast stores of grain by road, river and rail to help avert a global food crisis.
2022 May 27
WPCAP: platform for climate action in maritime sector
Representatives of the World Ports Climate Action Program (WPCAP) met in the context of the IAPH World Ports Conference, which was held at the Port of Vancouver...
P&I club merger should ring the changes for the International Group
The North P&I and Standard Club merger is the first case of two clubs getting together, without being compelled by financial difficulties...
2022 May 23
Learning from mistakes – VSM calls for reduction of dependence on China
German Shipowners have placed newbuilding orders worth 4 billion euros. 55 per cent of them went to China and 44per cent to Korea...
2022 May 18
Korean shipbuilders witness LNG carrier order surge
South Korean shipbuilders Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering and Samsung Heavy Industries have won orders for a total of seven new LNG carriers...
2022 May 11
Swiss court suspends bankruptcy of Nord Stream 2 AG until September 2022
...by the request of Nord Stream 2 AG, the court in Zug, granted a temporary moratorium on the payment of loans for four months to the company...
2022 August 12
Latvia declares Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism. Estonia restricts the issuing of visas to citizens of Russia. Lithuania continues creating difficulties for transit. Russia, in its turn, warns about serious consequences of such actions. Meanwhile, in the first half of 2022, ports of Russia’s Baltic neighbors handled 9.8 million tonnes of Russian cargo. Can they be redirected to the domestic ports in full?
Exodus from the Baltics: redirection of Russian cargo from the neighboring Baltic ports