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  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Depending on the ship size, speed and fuel price, containership operators saw an increase of some USD 500 million in 2015 annual costs due to new sulphur requirements which are forcing owners to use higher cost fuel, considering all containerised trade in Emissions Control Areas, according to the latest report by International Transport Forum OECD. In order to fight marine pollution, […]

  • 18 April 2018

    Today, 28 of the 100 world’s largest ports offer incentives for environmentally-friendly ships.

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    With the ever greater inflow of mega-ships in the global fleet it seems that the cost savings introduced by these behemoths have bottomed out as savings are decreasing and might not even be realized, a study about the impact of mega-ships on maritime transport. The study was published last week by the International Transport Forum (ITF) at the […]

  • 2 March 2016

    Shippers continue to experience poor quality services and disruption to their supply chains since the consolidation of the world’s 20 top lines into 4 ‘super alliances’, the Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) says, calling for urgent resolving of the issue. In particular, the shippers are faced with bunching of vessels, void sailings and delays. The disadvantages of the […]

  • 30 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Japanese government expects LNG to become a significant fuel for shipping and is positioning Japan as a bunkering hub.

  • 28 January 2015

     The North Pacific route will surpass the North Atlantic as the world’s most busy trading corridor in terms of freight volume (in tonne-km), growing 100 percentage points faster than the North Atlantic, as shown in International Transport Forum’s (ITF) Transport Outlook 2015. According to the ITF’s findings, the Indian Ocean corridor will see large growth, with international freight […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee has signed into law the Maritime Rules giving effect to SeaCert – a major overhaul of the certification process for New Zealand seafarers.  SeaCert is the new Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) seafarer licensing framework for domestic and international Certificates of Competency and Proficiency. It also sets out where seafarers can operate […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    At the OECD International Transport Forum in Leipzig, Germany, the annual gathering of the world’s transport ministers from more than 50 countries (22-24 May), the views of the global shipping industry were represented by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the principal global trade association for shipowners. ICS explained the realities of the very serious […]

  • 20 February 2019

    The EC should repeal the BER unless a revised regulatory framework clarifying the current regulation is adopted.

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ron Widdows, CEO, Rickmers Group and Rickmers-Linie, has been inducted into the Annual International Maritime Hall of Fame in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the global maritime industry. He was one of only six people awarded the honour in a ceremony in New York on 8 May 2013 at a dinner attended by 400 […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Rules & Regulation

    The EC has proposed to extend the regulation exempting liner shipping consortia from EU antitrust rules.

  • 6 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Norsepower Oy: Wind power is ready to be a part of meeting Paris-aligned GHG reduction targets.

  • 6 February 2015

    Introduction of fuel monitoring consumption mechanism for ships, approved by the European Parliament, can help CO2 and fuel use cutting happen indirectly, according to Transport and Environment (T&E) NGO umbrella organization. The regulation, which still requires the support of the Parliament plenary, only monitors fuel consumption, covering CO2 and not air pollutants like SO2 or NOx. […]

  • 15 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    After ten very successful years with the Rickmers Group and especially, with Rickmers-Linie, Jan B Steffens will by 31 March 2012 step down from the twin positions of CEO of Rickmers Holding and of Rickmers-Linie although he will continue to serve on the Rickmers Group advisory board. Ronald D Widdows, former CEO of NOL/APL, is […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has commented on the suggestion of a carbon charge for shipping made by the International Transport Forum, a think-tank affiliated to the OECD, saying that it questions why international shipping should accept a carbon price of USD 25 per tonne of CO2, as proposed by the ITF. This would be […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has commented on the suggestion of a carbon charge for shipping made by the International Transport Forum, a think-tank affiliated to the OECD, saying that it questions why international shipping should accept a carbon price of USD 25 per tonne of CO2, as proposed by the ITF. This would be […]

  • 5 November 2018

    Alliances could raise competition concerns in what has become a concentrated market, according to ITF-OECD.

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 3rd International Dredging Forum, organized by the media group PortNews “IAA”, will take place on February 25, 2016, in Moscow. The event will be held under the auspices of the Russian Ministry of Transport and the Federal Agency for Maritime and River Transport of Russia (Rosmorrechflot). The visitors will have chance to learn more about […]

  • 25 May 2018

    The CO2 reduction targets for 2050 can only be delivered with the global rollout of zero CO2 fuels, ICS said.

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In just a little over one month, Moscow will be the host of the Fourth International Forum of Dredging Companies. The Forum will be held on February 15th at the Radisson Ukraine Hotel in Moscow under the auspices of the Russian Ministry of Transport and the Federal Agency for Maritime and River Transport of Russia (Rosmorrechflot). […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies’ secretary-general, Rene Kolman, presented on the latest FIDIC Blue Book at the “Fourth International Forum of Dredging Companies” in Moscow last week. The Forum was held on February 15th at the Radisson Ukraine Hotel in Moscow under the auspices of the Russian Ministry of Transport and the Federal Agency for […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord, international contractor specializing in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects (oil, gas and wind), will support the 4th International Forum of Dredging Companies in Moscow as the conference sponsor. The event will be held in February 2017 under the auspices of the Russian Ministry of Transport and the Federal Agency for Maritime and River Transport of Russia (Rosmorrechflot). […]