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Shipowners encourage EU-China leadership in shaping IMO CO2 strategy

Following the decision of the United States to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) and the International Chamber of Shipping […]

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New BIMCO President Elected – Anastasios Papagiannopoulos, CEO of the Greek shipping company Common Progress

Anastasios Papagiannopoulos, CEO of the Greek shipping company Common Progress, has been elected President of BIMCO, the world’s largest international shipping association, with 2,100 members in […]

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New BIMCO President Elected – Anastasios Papagiannopoulos, CEO of the Greek shipping company Common Progress

    Anastasios Papagiannopoulos, CEO of the Greek shipping company Common Progress, has been elected President of BIMCO, the world’s largest international shipping association, with 2,100 […]

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Increasing freight flows between Antwerp and Germany

68.1 million tonnes of cargo were transported between the seaport of Antwerp and Germany during 2016. This represents growth of approx. 4 million tonnes or 6.1 […]

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‘Shipping Committed to Green Growth’ ICS to Tell UN Ocean Conference

The high level United Nations Ocean Conference (5-9 June), organised by the UN General Assembly, opens today in New York. On Tuesday 6 June, the International […]

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How can shipowners best deal with tighter IMO sulfur limits post 2020?

The International Maritime Organization has left them with just over three years to choose between a sharp rise in fuel bills with no guarantee of consistent […]

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IEA says IMO should take ‘proactive action’ to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

The International Energy Agency has said the International Maritime Organization should take “proactive action” to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping to meet the ‘2 […]

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Merchant ships’ involvement in migrants’ search and rescue operations growing again

ECSA’s Maritime Security Working Group recently had an exchange of views with the European Border and Coast Guard Agency in Warsaw on maritime security issues. The […]

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Shipping industry’s CO2 proposal to IMO may be a good compromise

Pressure is growing on the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to deliver specific commitments to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. A proposal from the International Chamber of Shipping […]

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Greek owners have been responsible for the largest volume of fleet growth since the start of 2010

The rate of global fleet growth has slowed since the start of the decade, from a peak of 8.6% in 2010 to 3.1% in 2016. Despite […]

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