The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) proposed yesterday that shipping worldwide should be carbon neutral by 2050 This is a significant tightening on the previous target level. To date, the UN 's International maritime organisation IMO, which regulates world shipping, has set a target that greenhouse gas emissions from shipping should be halved by 2050 … Continue reading Shipping companies want themselves to tighten their emissions targets
The logistics industry is in turmoil. An export container to Asia or an import container from Asia costs many times more than a year ago. In addition, security of supply has deteriorated and delivery times can be very long. The reason is the lack of containers. The world simply does not have enough containers to … Continue reading The logistics industry is suffering from a shortage of containers, but container shipping companies are making a top result – The basics of maritime economics 1
Today, more and more travelers are interested in the CO2 emissions of their trips. A special interest is sailing on a ship carrying both cargo and passengers. However, the traveller receives very different answers about one’s share of emissions. Some sources show that water transport is very environmentally friendly and others that it is actually … Continue reading How to know passenger’s share of a ferry’s CO2 emissions?
The entire shipping industry is actively discussing tightening environmental regulations. Where two maritime people meet, the debate quickly turns to change. What is the fuel of the future? How do these environmental regulations affect cargo flows and even ship concepts? Shipping has a long history of staying out of the overall social burden. As late … Continue reading IMO decided the key mandatory measures to reduce ships’ carbon intensity
Maritime transport has developed considerably over the last twenty years with advances in information technology. With the development of satellite technologies and also new radio frequency-based data transmission systems, data transmission between the ship and the coast is now much faster, more efficient and cheaper than it was a few decades ago. In addition, the … Continue reading Automatic water transport will come, but when?
The development of a carbon-neutral maritime business model requires the involvement of the entire industry, from shippers to ship technology. Maritime subsidies must also be reformed. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is tightening regulations on shipping companies' CO2 emissions. CO2 emissions from shipping in relation to transport work will be reduced by 40% from 2008 … Continue reading The maritime subsidies must steer the sector towards carbon neutrality
At the end of April 2021, Estonia’s Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Taavi Aas and Finland's Minister of Transport and Communications Timo Harakka signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation between the two countries in the transport sector. This is a good sign for the Helsinki-Tallinn tunnel initiative.The purpose of the MoU to promote … Continue reading What is going on with the Tallinn-Helsinki tunnel project?
The centre point of the population of Finland is located in Hauho, in the Häme region. From the point of view of logistics, this means that Hauho is the shortest possible transport distance from everyone in Finland. It would, therefore, theoretically be an optimal location for a logistics node. However, goods are not transported to … Continue reading The Uusimaa region as a logistics node