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EU Report Recognizes Need for Port Investment Stability

Jan 17, 2024

The European Parliament has officially adopted the Berendsen report, an own-initiative report on “building a comprehensive European Port Strategy” (585 in favor, 21 against, 26 abstentions).The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) welcomed…

EU’s TEN-T to Include Energy Ports

Jan 14, 2024

On December 18, the EU Parliament and Council reached a deal on the review of the transport network TEN-T regulation, setting the requirements for all transport nodes and modes being part of the TEN-T network.The EU’s trans-European transport network policy…

LR Greenlights Canadian Ship Recycling Facility’s Standards Compliance

Jan 04, 2024

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has certified Nova Scotia recycling facility, R.J. MacIsaac (RJMI), according to the requirements of the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships.RJMI has become first…

AMSA Warns of Counterfeit Pilot Ladders

Jan 02, 2024

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has issued as Pilot Advisory Note advising coastal pilots and pilotage providers about the existence of counterfeit pilot ladders and associated certification.In March 2019, one of AMSA’s Port…

ESA, ICS host 'Shaping the Future of Shipping' Summit

Dec 22, 2023

Emirates Shipping Association (ESA) and International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and under the patronage of Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, hosted the summit – Shaping the Future of Shipping - Towards a Net Zero World.The events took place…

Malaysia to Ban ZIM From its Ports

Dec 19, 2023

Malaysia will ban Israeli shipping company ZIM from docking at any of its ports effective in four weeks, Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim said on Wednesday.'This restriction is a response to Israel's actions that violate basic humanitarian principles and international laws…

FEPORT, ETA, EMPA and ECASBA Raise Cargo Diversion Concerns

Nov 30, 2023

As risks of cargo diversion to the detriment of EU ports are becoming more and more real with the upcoming entry into force at the beginning of 2024 of EU ETS for shipping, local organizations are voicing their concerns.The Federation of European Port Companies and Private Terminals (FEPORT)…

AAL Publishes EU ETS Carbon Surcharge Guidance

Nov 22, 2023

AAL Shipping has claimed a first for becoming the first project heavy lift carrier to publish a carbon surcharge guidance to help its customers prepare for the increased costs related to forthcoming European Union regulations on carbon emissions…

UECC's EU ETS Solution Brings Clarity to Emission Costs

Nov 15, 2023

Cargo owners seeking to determine their Scope 3 emission liabilities from the logistics chain must contend with multiple calculation methods from different shipping lines that will affect their costs exposure to the EU ETS for shipping. To resolve this conundrum for its clients…

Cargill Faces Brazil Criminal Probe

Oct 03, 2023

Brazilian federal prosecutors are investigating transactions involving grains trader Cargill and a Brazilian partner after they found 'irregularities' in the acquisition of disputed land where the U.S. company plans to build a massive river port in the Amazon rainforest…

Europe’s Ports See First Signs of Business Leakage

Sep 20, 2023

The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) has reiterated its support for an emissions trading scheme (ETS) as instrument for greening the shipping sector, but expresses its serious concern about first signs of carbon and business leakage due to the limited scope of the current legislation…

Australian Government Responds to Footage of Sheep Exported to Oman

Aug 29, 2023

Australia’s Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) has responded to an ABC program raising welfare concerns for sheep live exported to Oman saying it takes any allegation of non-compliance with Australia’s Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System (ESCAS) seriously…

Australia’s RSPCA Renews Call for Live Sheep Export Phase Out

Aug 28, 2023

Animals Australia has again documented live export laws being broken with images of sheep cruelty aired on the ABC on Monday August 28.The RSPCA says the show provides further proof live sheep export is inherently cruel and unfixable.Meanwhile…

US Imports of Auto Parts Scrutinized Over Chinese Forced Labor

Aug 20, 2023

Electric-vehicle batteries and other car parts are the latest products under scrutiny as part of Washington's effort to stamp out U.S. links to forced labor in Chinese supply chains, according to a document seen by Reuters, agency statistics and sources…

Energy Transfer Seeks New LNG Export License After Extension Denied

Aug 20, 2023

Pipeline operator Energy Transfer on Friday requested a new and expedited export license for its proposed Lake Charles, Louisiana, LNG plant, according to a filing with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).The department in May had refused a…

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