Bimco maintains there is more match than clash for shipping and the environment and it’s up to the shipping industry to demonstrate what it has done, and what it is doing, to protect the environment.
Against a backdrop of a gloomy outlook for container trades Bimco analyst Peter Sand warns a failure by lines to pass increased fuel costs from the IMO 2020 sulphur cap could result in bankruptcies.
The bunker industry is the latest to make use of the growing application of blockchain technology in the maritime sphere with Blockchain Labs for Open Collaboration (BLOC) announcing through its subsidiary Maritime Blockchain Labs (MBL), the establishment of a consortium to address traceability and transparency in the marine fuel supply chain.
The main shipping industry trade organisations say International Maritime Organization (IMO) member states “must make” progress on key issues related to the 2020 sulphur cap.
The Posidonia 2018 conference and seminar programme have a truly international flavour being organised by companies and organisations from around the world from Brazil to France, Norway, Panama to Poland, from Mexico to Korea and Japan and from South Africa to the UK and of course Greece.