BIMCO, together with Bangladesh, India, Norway, Pakistan and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), wants IMO to solve possible conflicting requirements of the Hong Kong Convention and the Basel Convention. If left unresolved, this could have severe consequences...
The European Commission has published a proposal on 6 February in which it advocates ‘priority access’ for shipping to low and zero-emissions fuels including e-fuels and advanced biofuels. European shipowners united in ECSA welcome the commitment. The...
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has submitted a proposal to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for a Zero Emission Shipping Fund (ZESF). Under the proposal, contributions from ships per tonne of CO2e emitted will be used to reduce the cost gap...
Fortunately, residents of EU member states have the right to settle and also work freely in all 28 EU countries, including the Netherlands. And it is only right for our economy if this remains the case, because otherwise many more Dutch companies in the maritime...
The heavy traffic on the Nieuwe Maas in the centre of Rotterdam calls for more direction and professionalisation. This is the conclusion of the Dutch Safety Board after investigating an incident on 21 July 2022 in which a tour boat and a water taxi collided near the...
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