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IMO Secretary-General seeks UN support over “key worker” designation for seafarers
There is an increasing disconnect between the price of thermal coal and liquefied natural gas (LNG) in Asia...
COVID-19 has struck Europe with stunning ferocity. While we do not know how long the crisis will last, we know that the economic impact will be severe.
BIMCO, ICS and other industry partners have teamed up and presented the IMO with a list of recommendations for maritime trade during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Director of ABP Humber, Simon Bird, on Keeping Britain Trading Amidst a Global Pandemic
”If the EU fails to adopt tailor-made sectoral policies and support – beyond its horizontal policies and general support to all sectors – Europe risks to lose its strategic maritime technology sector to Asia..."
The Indian government’s decision to impose a three-week lockdown across the country is expected to have a wide-reaching impact on global shipping
Continuation of operations during COVID-19
Brazil is forecast to export over 9.50 million mt of beans in March, up 12% year on year, based on current pace of weekly exports, according to the market sources.
Indian ports declare force majeure as COVID-19 lockdown takes hold
Panama Canal Adopts Measures to Guarantee Sustained Operations Amid COVID-19
The port of Rotterdam and associated logistics activities have been classified as a vital sector by the EU and the Dutch government.
The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) marked the opening of the Seaway’s 62nd navigation season with the transit of the NACC Argonaut through Lock 8 on the Welland Canal.
VIKING Safety Academy has addressed a fast-emerging seafarer training issue brought about by coronavirus
Port of Rotterdam remains operational after stricter government measures.
The Shipowners’ Club understands that in view of the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, owners and managers are facing challenges in meeting various statutory requirements.
BIMCO has received a letter from the Italian Ports Association, underlining that Italian Ports are fully operational and ensuring the safety of cargo and crew members.
Port workers across the UK are designated as essential key workers to support the national effort to keep the supply chain moving.
The measures will continue until April 2, local media reports said.
A decline in the rate of infections in China provides yards with the opportunity to re-organise their delivery schedules to address an approaching output slump.
Quarantine for imported agricultural products, grain in particular, is a worldwide measure to protect countries from harmful pests and diseases.