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To reach net zero, we must decarbonise shipping. But two big problems are getting in the way
To reach net zero, we must decarbonise shipping. But two big problems are getting in the way

Shipping requires vast amounts of fuel, and the questions of which country is responsible for emissions makes reaching agreements a mammoth and glacial task...

By Peter van Duyn 11 Nov 2021

GLOBAL

The supply chain crisis has a silver lining - container ships should be decarbonised faster
The supply chain crisis has a silver lining - container ships should be decarbonised faster

All the extra profits that shipping companies have made from high freight rates should be put to good use...

By Stavros Karamperidis 25 Oct 2021

GLOBAL

Ten ways to cut shipping's contribution to climate change - from a researcher
Ten ways to cut shipping's contribution to climate change - from a researcher

The shipping sector's emissions are equivalent to some industrial countries: here's some innovative ways to help reduce them...

By Simon Bullock 11 Oct 2021

GLOBAL

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Why you should expect more Suez-like supply chain disruptions and shortages at your local grocery store

When the Ever Given container ship choked off traffic in the Suez Canal for almost a week in late March 2021, it made headlines around the world...

By Nada R. Sanders 12 Apr 2021

GLOBAL

Top three take-away lessons from the Suez Canal blockage
Top three take-away lessons from the Suez Canal blockage

Direct implications for maritime security are unlikely. But there will be ripple effects in the shipping industry and in many commercial sectors...

By Dirk Siebels 30 Mar 2021

GLOBAL

Global trade connectivity rebounds, signals recovery from Covid-19 setback
Global trade connectivity rebounds, signals recovery from Covid-19 setback

Trade and capital flows have already started to recover and international data flows surged during the spreading pandemic as in-person contact migrated online, boosting international internet traffic, phone calls and e-commerce...

7 Dec 2020

GLOBAL

Ships moved more than 11bn tonnes of our stuff around the globe last year, and it's killing the climate. This week is a chance to change
Ships moved more than 11bn tonnes of our stuff around the globe last year, and it's killing the climate. This week is a chance to change

It's high time the international shipping industry radically curbed its emissions. The industry must set a net-zero target and adopt a realistic plan to meet it...

By Christiaan De Beukelaer 18 Nov 2020

SOUTH AFRICA

Mitigating Covid-19 risks on the transport, logistics industry
Mitigating Covid-19 risks on the transport, logistics industry

In the face of decline in international commerce across industries and a stunted global supply chain, what measures should transport and logistics companies put in place to mitigate the complex and ever-changing obstacles this national disaster...

16 Apr 2020

GLOBAL

Airbus trials shore-to-ship drone deliveries
Airbus trials shore-to-ship drone deliveries

Airbus has begun shore-to-ship trials in Singapore with its Skyways parcel delivery drone...

18 Mar 2019

GLOBAL

Self-driving truck startup co-founder leaving Uber
Self-driving truck startup co-founder leaving Uber

SAN FRANCISCO, US - A co-founder of a self-driving truck startup Uber bought to rev up its autonomous vehicle efforts is leaving the ride-share company, CNBC reports...

3 Apr 2018

GLOBAL

Three ways to improve commercial shipping's environmental footprint
Three ways to improve commercial shipping's environmental footprint

While it's an essential part of international trade, shipping also poses serious risks to the environment. There are some immediate solutions to this problem that use existing technology...

By Martina Doblin 16 Aug 2017

GLOBAL

GEFCO supports Alaska-to-Greenland sailing attempt
GEFCO supports Alaska-to-Greenland sailing attempt

GEFCO Group, a global player in industrial logistics and leader in automotive logistics, is supporting navigator Yvan Bourgnon's Bimedia attempt to sail from Alaska to Greenland through the Northwest Passage...

30 Jun 2017

GLOBAL

New business-led trade alliance formed
New business-led trade alliance formed

Three leading private-sector organisations have joined forces to launch a major new partnership to support effective implementation of the World Trade Organization's...

18 Dec 2015



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