Six steps to reach carbon-free shipping

Year 2021 was very important for European shipping in its path to zero-emission targets. This year, in June 2021, International Maritime Organisation (IMO) decided on measures to reduce the carbon intensity of shipping by 11% between 2019 and 2026, and that total annual greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from international shipping should be reduced by at … Continue reading Six steps to reach carbon-free shipping

Passenger traffic is recovering rapidly from the pandemic, but there are new challenges ahead

The coronavirus pandemic hit maritime transport in many ways. Cargo traffic has experienced surprising ups and downs, including the current difficulties that major international ports are experiencing in serving their customers, which has in turn led to an almost worldwide shortage of containers. Very few problems have been seen in cargo traffic in Finland, although … Continue reading Passenger traffic is recovering rapidly from the pandemic, but there are new challenges ahead

Matkustajaliikenne toipuu koronasta nopeasti, mutta uusia haasteita edessä

Korona-viruksen aiheuttama pandemia iski merikuljetuksiin monella eri tavalla. Rahtiliikenne on kokenut yllättäviä nousua ja laskuja muun muassa tämänhetkisinä isojen satamien maailmanlaajuisina ongelmina palvella asiakkaitaan, mikä on johtanut konttipulaan lähes koko maailmassa. Suomessa rahtiliikenne on kuitenkin sujunut pääosin hyvin, tosin viime aikoina konttipulaa on koettu meilläkin.Sen sijaan risteilymatkustajaliikenne romahti pandemian seurauksena. Vuonna 2020 risteilyliikenteen volyymit putosivat … Continue reading Matkustajaliikenne toipuu koronasta nopeasti, mutta uusia haasteita edessä

Shipping companies want themselves to tighten their emissions targets

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