China aims to strengthen port development

China’s national government departments and the state-owned enterprise issued the guidelines for strengthening the high-quality development of China’s ports in the coming years. Read More

ESG investing – is shipping on the wrong side of ‘vice’ and ‘virtue’?

The push towards ESG (Environment, Social and Governance) in investing sees a split between “Vice” and “Virtue”. In a big eyeopener for the industry Peter Hermanrud, chief strategist at Sparebank 1 Markets, links shipping stocks to “Vice Shares”, which also include producers of fossil fuels, on the wrong side of a battle against “Virtue Shares”. Read More

Royal naming ceremony for Sir David Attenborough

It was an historic day at Cammell Laird yesterday when the illustrious Birkenhead shipyard brought together broadcasting and real-life royalty for the naming ceremony of the new polar research vessel RRS Sir David Attenborough, to be operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS). Read More

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