6 Major Ports in Denmark
Denmark has a highly developed economy with a strong maritime shipping sector supervised by the Danish Maritime Authority.
Schedule Reliability Improved for Third Consecutive Month in 2022
Schedule reliability for containerships is continuing to improve in 2022 despite the persistence of backlogs in some ports and the effects of the COVID-19 related restrictions impacting Shanghai, the world’s largest container port.
EU Must Prepare for a Deluge of Delayed Cargo From Shanghai
The Federation of European Private Port Companies and Terminals (FEPORT) is warning of a coming flood of cargo when the COVID-19 lockdown in Shanghai finally ends.
Zero-Emission Bulker Concept Uses Sails, Fuel Cells, Solar Power
Japan’s Eco Marine Power has expanded on its earlier research presenting its first design concept for a zero-emission Handymax bulker building on the previous design for a low emission vessel.
Gothenburg Targets Becoming E-Methanol Hub with Ship-to-Ship Bunkering
The Port of Gothenburg, Sweden is taking steps to position itself as a leader for the emergence of renewable methanol as a marine fuel.
China Launches its First Autonomous Container Ship Service
Chinese officials are reporting that they have put the world’s first autonomous, electric container feeder ship into commercial service after a period of extensive trials.
Fifth of World’s Containerships are Stuck in Port Congestion
After signs of progress that the backlogs of containerships stacked up outside ports might be easing, it appears that the trend is reversing itself.
Singapore Offers Flag State Incentives for Ships Adopting Green Tech
Singapore has become the first of the major ship registries to announce significant financial incentives to encourage shipowners to accelerate decarbonization efforts that meet or exceed the emerging IMO standards.
Antwerp and Bruges Combine to Become Europe’s Largest Export Port
The cities of Antwerp and Bruges in Belgium completed the merger of their port companies to form what they are calling Europe’s largest export port.
IMO sets International Day for Women in Maritime
International Day for Women in Maritime will be observed on 18 May every year.
Singapore Joins Global Initiative to Create Green Shipping Corridors
Singapore, which views itself as a global hub for shipping, is accelerating its role in the decarbonization of the global shipping industry seeking to set an example for the industry.
Supply chain pressure mounts as Shanghai extends lockdown
Due to rising cases of COVID-19, the lockdown in Shanghai has been extended – sparking congestion fears amongst port officials.
Drones to Monitor Ship Emissions in Baltic for Sulfur Content
A large-scale emissions monitoring campaign using remotely piloted aircraft is launching this month in the Baltic specifically looking for ships failing to comply with the sulfur content restrictions in the region.
Freight Rates Declining in 2022 in the Face of Uncertainties
After a year in which freight rates continued to set new highs, spot rates are on the decline in 2022 with experts pointing to a series of factors likely contributing to an ongoing decline.
Vietnam Plans $1.5B Investment to Build National Shipping Line
Vietnam is planning the launch of a national container shipping operation designed to combat the dramatic rise in freight costs and supply chain disruptions experienced during the pandemic.
IMF: Higher Shipping Costs Will Drive Inflation Throughout 2022
After a year in which shipping costs worldwide skyrocketed in part due to massive volume increases and the impact of the pandemic, researchers from the International Monetary Fund set out to explore how soaring shipping costs are contributing to rising costs and inflation.
Sydney to Launch First Renewable Powered Shipping District
Officials in Sydney, Australia announced plans for what they said will create the world’s first 100 percent renewable energy shore-powered shipping precinct.
Carriers’ Schedule Reliability Improves for First Time in Two Years
After a prolonged decline, schedule reliability among container carriers showed the first significant improvement since the onset of the pandemic.
Japan Demonstrates Long Distance Autonomous Ship Operations
Japan recently completed the fifth demonstration and test as part of its Fully Autonomous Ship Program known as MEGURI2040
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