UN Human Rights Day puts the global spotlight on the importance of human rights in the post-COVID recovery. IMO is highlighting the plight of the hundreds of thousands of seafarers … Read more here..
DCSA has published data and process standards for the submission of shipping instructions and issuance of the bill of lading (B/L). DCSA B/L standards are aligned with the UN/CEFACT (United Nations … Read more here..
Latest update on the situation of the ONE Apus which encountered heavy weather on the way from China to Los Angeles resulting in the collapse of 1,816 containers on board … Read more here..
The year 2020 has been disastrous to many in so many many ways with the whole world in a crazy tizz due to the COVID-19 pandemic.. The pandemic aside, even … Read more here..
The United Nations General Assembly has called on UN Member States to designate seafarers and other marine personnel as key workers and to implement relevant measures to allow stranded seafarers … Read more here..
Carriers struggle to cope with equipment shortages as transshipment ports see an increase in October cargo rollovers, reveals the latest Ocean Insights data. Strong demand for container shipping space on … Read more here..
Draft amendments to the MARPOL convention would require ships to combine a technical and an operational approach to reduce their carbon intensity. Draft new mandatory regulations to cut the carbon intensity of existing … Read more here..
Governments have backtracked on their own commitments to urgently reduce climate-heating emissions from the shipping sector, environmental organisations have said following a key meeting of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO).. … Read more here..
BIC (Bureau International des Containers) and DCSA (Digital Container Shipping Association) today announced completion of their collaboration to standardize the codes used to identify facilities such as depots, container yards, … Read more here..
COVAXX and Maersk enter partnership to supply COVID-19 vaccines globally. The goal is to bring a much needed COVID-19 vaccine to emerging and developing nations. The agreement establishes integrated logistics … Read more here..
With two more major shipping leaders actively sharing information, data on nearly half of the world’s ocean container cargo is now available on a single blockchain-based data platform.. Major global … Read more here..
The prevalence of cargo theft incidents continues to have a material impact on stakeholders in the supply chain in South Africa. Analysis of recorded incidents, increased data sharing agreements, collaborations, … Read more here..
IMO has issued updated protocols to ensure safe crew change during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Framework of Protocols was first issued on 5 May 2020 and has now been revised, … Read more here..
A grouping of the world’s largest energy, agriculture, mining, and commodity trading companies and charterers will assess and disclose the climate alignment of their shipping activities for the first time.. … Read more here..
Passenger and repatriation flights are essential to allow stranded seafarers to go home, and for their relief crews to be able to join ships. New guidance issued by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to facilitate … Read more here..