The Board of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has expressed concern at the serious incidents involving the Marshall Islands flagged ship Front Altair and the Panama flagged Kokuka Courageous, in the Gulf of Oman. Addressing the issue at the ICS Annual General Meeting in the Faroe Islands, the Board has expressed the international shipping industry's alarm at recent incidents in the region affecting ships and their crews. 

The Centenary session of the International Labour Conference, known as the ‘world parliament of labour’ has opened in Geneva, with a speech from the ILO’s Director-General.

CEVA Logistics and CMA CGM have combined their expertise and service capabilities in Thailand and Laos to launch a new cross-border service for ocean freight containers used by customers across both countries. The new service provides imaginative solutions for both import and export customers and helps them reduce their carbon footprint as empty containers no longer have to be returned to their origin. 

• Measured in tons by rail: + 7.7 percent between Hamburg and European destinations

• + 13.6 percent for container traffic in the first quarter of 2019 in comparison with the same period last year

Russian Railways Open Joint-Stock Company (RZD), Kazakhstan Temir Zholy National Joint-Stock Company (KTZ) and the Belarusian Railway State Association have signed the first-ever joint-stock agreement that stresses the intention of the railway networks of Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus to continue integrating rail transit through the territory of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU). The document was signed by Oleg Belozerov, Director General – and Chairman of the Board of Russian Railways, Sauat Mynbayev, Chairman of the Board of NC KTZ JSC, and Vladimir Morozov, Head of the Belarusian Railways Association. The signing ceremony was also attended by Alexey Grom, President of JSC UTLC ERA.

More than 830 participants from 21 countries and 35 exhibitors from every facet of sea tourism framed the 5th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum, setting new attendance records for the biennial Athens Confex event that is fast becoming the bellwether for the state of the cruise and yachting sectors in the East Med and Black sea regions.
The Greek Ministers for Maritime Affairs and Tourism, officials from major port destination authorities, senior decision-makers from the world’s biggest cruise lines and representatives of marina and yacht owners associations shaped the forum’s agenda which comprised 20 hours of lively panel debates and informative presentations on the stage of Domotel Kastri Conference Centre, in Athens’ historical suburb.

In May, total passenger load factor slightly above last year

C-Level speakers from most ground-breaking initiatives to digitalize the Container Supply Chain are confirmed for TOC Europe, 18 - 20 June, Rotterdam

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) – Hong Kong’s largest independent cargo handler – has been named “Air Cargo Handling Agent of the Year” at the World Air Cargo Awards 2019. The company has won the title seven times in the thirteen years of the competition.

The Norwegian Government has released an updated Ocean Strategy, noting that the nation's blue economy has been important for centuries.

Responding to changing regulations the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has launched the third edition of its essential Guidelines on the Application of the ILO Maritime Labour Convention, the only fully up to date guide to the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) for all involved with the employment of seafarers.

The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), a leading ship classification society, is seeking growth opportunities in the European market.

As part of a tranche of measures introduced to strengthen its leading position in the global marine safety and survival market, Survitec has appointed Mr. Baba Devani to spearhead the company's newly restructured division.

Marlink unifies its extensive IT services and solutions to provide fleet owners and ship operators with a new portfolio to fully manage the overall IT environment on board
Oslo/Paris, June 3, 2019: Marlink is pleased to announce the launch of ITLink, a complete portfolio of IT solutions for standardising, simplifying and automating IT operations at sea and delivering substantial time and cost savings related to on board network IT administration and management through advanced dashboard and intelligent applications.

Capacity expansion means greater Baltic traffic sustainability


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