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Shipping

IHRB joins Sustainable Shipping Initiative

January 19, 2022

Via: Offshore Energy

IHRB and SSI have been working together throughout 2021 on the Delivering on seafarers’ rights project which saw the launch of a Code of Conduct and self-assessment tool to protect the human rights and wellbeing of the world’s nearly two […]


Shipping

How green corridors can enable the transition to zero-emission shipping

January 19, 2022

Via: Hellenic Shipping News

The decarbonization of shipping – responsible for 3% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions but more than 80% of global trade – is rapidly moving up the agenda, for policymakers and industry alike. Last autumn more than 200 organizations from […]


Infrastructure

Transportation Committees Prep New Waterways Bill

January 19, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Congressional transportation policymakers recently announced plans to kick off consideration of legislation aimed at improving the country’s transportation waterways. An update of the Water Resources Development Act, or WRDA, would pave the way for the approval of billions of dollars […]


Shipping

Shipping and renewable energy bodies join forces to advance global green fuel transition

January 18, 2022

Via: Hellenic Shipping News

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), representing over 80% of world’s merchant fleet, has signed a Partnership Agreement with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to support the decarbonisation of the shipping sector and its role in the transition towards […]


Shipping

New report puts a dollar figure on carbon price needed to decarbonise shipping

January 18, 2022

Via: Splash 247

Closing the Gap is the title of a new report launched this week by the Getting to Zero Coalition, outlining policy measures that could close the competitiveness gap between fossil fuels and zero-emission alternatives in shipping as well as enable […]


Shipping

Tanker market sails into 2022 headwinds

January 13, 2022

Via: Hellenic Shipping News

The swift reintroduction of international travel bans to stem the spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 has derailed the already faltering turnaround in rates and earnings for the global tanker market. In November it looked like a cold winter […]


Shipping

New truckload carrier aims to serve e-commerce and the middle mile

January 12, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

With e-commerce redrawing the landscape for freight transportation, a new Atlanta-based carrier recently launched as a middle-mile market provider across the South, Midwest and mid-Atlantic regions. Ascend is a dry van, full truckload company with a family culture that innovates […]


Shipping

Supply Chain Bottlenecks, COVID Expected to Slow Global Growth

January 11, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

The World Bank is downgrading its outlook for the global economy, blaming continuing outbreaks of COVID-19, a reduction in government economic support and ongoing bottlenecks in global supply chains. The 189-country, anti-poverty agency forecasts worldwide economic growth of 4.1% this […]


Impact & Regulations

GM Aligns With California on Emission Rules

January 10, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

General Motors said it will recognize California’s authority to set vehicle emission standards under the Clean Air Act. The automaker sent a letter to California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Jan. 9 saying it is “committed to complying with California’s regulations.” […]


Infrastructure

Benchmark DOE diesel price reverses course, heads higher

January 10, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

After seven weeks of decreases, the Department of Energy/Energy Information Administration average retail diesel price moved higher this week. Its price, effective Monday, is $3.657 a gallon, an increase of 4.4 cents from the prior week. The seven-week decline had […]