The International Maritime Organization is due to review a proposal to form a USD 5 billion R&D fund at its next Marine Environment Protection Committee to be held right after COP26. In a meeting with the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and the International Chamber of...
The international shipping industry faces possibly historic moments over the coming weeks with decisions forthcoming on how to ensure ships’ emissions will reduce significantly over the coming years. In his latest opninion piece, SWZ|Maritime’s...
The heads of five United Nations (UN) organisations have called for maritime and air transport workers to be prioritised for Covid-19 vaccination. They ask for this because of the key role they play in supporting global trade and mobility, and the ongoing crew change...
The shipping industry has called on the European Commission to ensure the EU Migration Pact is complemented by measures to ensure merchant vessels are guaranteed prompt and predictable disembarkations for persons rescued at sea. ECSA, ICS, ETF and ITF jointly sent an...
Despite borders opening further, some 200,000 seafarers are still trapped on their ships due to corona, with another 200,000 waiting at shore to take over from them. The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has called on the Dutch government to take a more flexible...
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