Best-in-class trade show and conference returns to its home hub at the Port of Rotterdam from 9 - 11 June 2020

Ten ports in the Nordic Region have agreed upon a declaration focusing on sustainable port management. The joint declaration shows a regional commitment to collaborate on environmental challenges related to UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

In its Capital Markets Day today, Finnair will reveal its targets and plans for the 2020-2025 strategy period. Sustainability will be a key driver in the new strategy and Finnair will announce its detailed sustainability plan during the first quarter of 2020, addressing all three areas of sustainability – economic, social and environmental responsibility.

The UK Chamber of Shipping has put tackling climate change at the top of its agenda. Shipping is six times more efficient than trucks and over 40 times more efficient than a freight aircraft as a mode of transport, but we know there is more to do to cut emissions and that is why we have called for a green industrial revolution to make the UK a world leader in developing the green technologies of tomorrow.

LuminUltra, the microbial monitoring specialist, has highlighted important concerns over the quality of some compliant fuels as the shipping industry gears up towards meeting the International Maritime Organization's sulphur cap, which enters into force in January.

Maritime trade between Arctic destinations and the rest of the world is expected to expand and an increasing number of ships are now undertaking voyages in polar waters. Technical developments in ship design and equipment continue to facilitate more and more ship operations in remote polar areas, despite challenging and unpredictable sea and weather conditions.

Longer trains for seaport's hinterland transport

Kauno transporto istorija yra bene įdomiausia Lietuvoje – tarpukariu laikinojoje sostinėje automobilizacija plito greičiau nei bet kuriame kitame šalies mieste. Pirmieji automobilių prekeiviai, autobusai, šviesoforai – Kaunas buvo šių dalykų pradininkas.

The country's second-largest airport has served one million passengers two months earlier than last year. This was mainly due to the newly introduced routes and charter flights. As 2019 is coming to an end, it has been noted that, in terms of the number of passengers served and the number of routes offered, this has been the best year in the history of Kaunas Airport, and next year preparations are underway for further expansion.

To further strengthen its presence in Europe, leading Classification Society the Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has opened an office in the Netherlands.

The Clean Shipping Alliance (CSA) 2020 has congratulated Danish ferry operator DFDS A/S for ten years of successful scrubber operation, with the exhaust gas cleaning system (EGCS) onboard the 37,939gt roro Ficaria Seaways achieving more than 50,000 running hours since 2009.

The Port of Virginia says that it has received its final federal approval to begin work on its ship-channel deepening-and-widening project. The port has given its contractor notice to proceed, and the staging of heavy equipment needed for the project got underway on Thursday - two and a half years ahead of schedule.

To meet a market demand for lifejackets and immersion suits capable of withstanding the repetitive rigours of offshore training programmes, Survitec will introduce its 1300 Series training suit and Halo training lifejacket with Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS) at OPITO Global this November.

Norwegian has expanded its Eastern European network with the addition of a new non-stop service between Palanga and Bergen, Norway. The first flight has now taken off from Palanga International Airport.

Tackling climate change is the number one priority for the UK Chamber of Shipping and yesterday (28 October 2019) Chief executive Bob Sanguinetti visited Wightlink in Portsmouth where he was shown their state-of-the-art hybrid ferry.

 

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