18 07, 2022

Shipping might be about to get slower. Here’s why

By | 2022-07-18T23:08:53+00:00 July 18th, 2022|Shipping|

If you’ve read about the upcoming shipping regulations from the International Maritime Organization (IMO), then you already know that it has set a target for the shipping industry to achieve zero emissions by 2050. Earlier this month, a bill was introduced in U.S. Congress to reduce the amount of carbon [...]

17 07, 2022

Clean Shipping Act aims to clean up ocean shipping

By | 2022-07-17T22:07:18+00:00 July 17th, 2022|Legislation, Shipping|

A new bill was introduced in Congress last week that aims to tackle the enormous amount of pollution generated by the ocean shipping industry. Introduced by Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) and cosponsored by Congresswoman Nanette Barrigan (CA-44), the Clean Shipping Act aims to eliminate pollution from all ocean shipping companies [...]

1 07, 2022

How the war in Ukraine has disrupted trade and logistics and increased shipping costs worldwide

By | 2022-07-01T12:10:47+00:00 July 1st, 2022|Shipping, Studies and Reports|

The war in Ukraine is seriously impacting the trade and logistics of Ukraine and the Black Sea region, according to a new study released by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). The issues at a glance: Shipping costs are rising Fewer grain shipments over longer distances lead [...]