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Don’t let coronavirus take down ferry companies too

Shortsea and ro-ro operators are literally providing a lifeline by making sure Europe’s hospitals still stock medicines and its supermarkets still stock food. If they need state support in these exceptional times, so be it

Europe Roro

Weekly briefing: Some progress on crew changes; tanker owners see opportunities

Shipping industry steps up efforts to improve crew welfare during the coronavirus crisis, crude tanker rates dip again on talk of Russia-Saudi Arabia oil production truce, and optimism returns to dry bulk sector

Containers Dry Bulk

Cyprus and South Korea join Qualship 21 list of élite flags

USCG’s annual report says total number of ships detained in 2019 fell to 97, from 103 in 2018, out of a total of 8,622 safety examinations

International Containers

Online training is a challenge for teacher and technology

Training for maritime can still be done even with travel restrictions, however there are some tips to be observed if the training is to make a difference, says Videotel managing director Raal Harris

United Kingdom Crewing

Total seals LNG-fuelled tankers charters with AET

AET parent MISC Group took early and bold decisions to invest in LNG dual-fuel vessels and the industry has responded positively to this

International Tankers and Gas

From the News Desk: Does coronavirus threaten shipping’s green push?

With all meetings at the International Maritime Organization currently suspended, and the full effect of the coronavirus outbreak yet to be felt, doubts are already being raised over the timeline for shipping’s decarbonisation efforts

Coronavirus Environment

US exporters hit out at punitive charges

Agricultural export organisations say detention and demurrage fees are ‘abusive’. But box lines say a politicisation of the debate will exacerbate congestion

North America United States

Grimaldi warns against unfair state support for struggling shipowners

Emanuele Grimaldi says he is not opposed to state intervention in such difficult times, but stresses that any financial aid has to be provided in accordance with existing rules, and that individual companies should not be singled out for support at the expense of more robust rivals

Europe Finland

IMO faces call not to delay decarbonisation processes

NGOs seek assurances from the IMO secretary-general that the regulator will stick to its decarbonisation efforts despite coronavirus disruptions

IMO Environment
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