Shipping groups – Bimco, ICS, Intercargo, Intertanko and World Shipping Council – have called on the IMO to adopt a global carbon dioxide (CO2) data collection system for international shipping.
Various celebrations took place in different countries on Thursday to mark World Maritime Day 2016 and its theme this year of “Shipping: indispensable to the world”.
Chinese financial institutions are seeing increased interest from shipowners over the past few years during the time when traditional lending sources from banks have shrunk due to the shipping crisis.
The bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping has been described as “unknown territory” for the container sector, but in the long run it could be positive for the industry.
The overall sluggish shipping market of today can look forward to the One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative as a long term catalyst for growth, industry players from the financial sector have shared.
The Capital Link New York Maritime Forum this week was notable not only for its discussions on the market but also because it facilitated a recognition of New York’s shipping “cluster” by the political establishment.
Greek Shipping and Island Policy minister, Thodoris Dritsas has reiterated the government's aim is to “re-shape shipping” to reflect the national character of the country’s shipping industry and this includes a new collective labour agreement.
Cyprus Transport Minister Marios Demetriades said that despite the financial crisis, shipping continued to be the steam engine of the world economy.
We take a look back at who said what on Seatrade Maritime News' live coverage of SMM 2016 and how senior executives see the future of shipping.
Singapore-listed shipping and offshore marine firms can heave a sigh of relief on hearing Singapore Exchange’s (SGX) latest announcement to review the minimum trading price (MTP) watch-list criteria.