Sustainable action is a matter of course for Hamburg Süd – in the interests of the environment, society and employees as well as its customers. Reducing emissions plays an important role in this. For its commitment in this area, the shipping company has now received the Global Freight Award 2018 in the category Environment.

After cash buyer GMS congratulated the organization on its apparent support for the ship recycling of the former Rainbow Warrior (II) at a yard in Bangladesh, Greenpeace has issued a statement saying it was mistaken. Greenpeace does not believe that breaking ships apart on tidal beaches is green.

The social partners, namely the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), convened in Geneva at the Joint Maritime Commission Subcommittee on Seafarers Wages to review the ILO Minimum Wage for an Able Seafarer (AB) provided for in Code B of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (as amended).

  • 136 exhibitors from 20 countries at logitrans, November 14–16, 2018
  • Top 3 countries outside Turkey: Italy, Germany, Austria
  • Intermodal transport continues to gain importance


In the first nine months of the year, the Port of Hamburg transferred substantially more freight on to rail - Seaborne cargo handling was below the previous year’s level, owing to less bulk cargo and a slight downturn in container handling, while there was an increase for conventional general cargo

Imperial Logistics International has acquired 3 new heavy-duty tractor units and 7 heavy-duty trailers to support its on-site logistics contract for a major steel producer at its Bochum (Germany) plant. The contract involves moving 3 million tonnes of steel coil per annum.

Following strong year in terms of growth in vessel transits, the Panama Canal Authority is once more turning its attention to building up port capacity as well as building new zones for increased logistics activity.

In a speech in Tokyo on Tuesday, International Chamber of Shipping chairmen Esben Poulsson pushed back against the Trump administration's tariff policies and emphasized the benefits of free commerce between nations.

A Regional Meeting of Asia’s leading seafaring nations has highlighted the plight many seafarers face in the event of a maritime accident and has pledged to lead the drive towards proper and effective implementation of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and International Labor Organization (ILO) agreed Guidelines on the Fair Treatment of Seafarers.


Madrid - PANSA (the Polish Air Navigation Service Provider) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the publication of the first edition of an Airspace Strategy for Poland (ASP).

Imports at the U.S.’s major retail container ports have slowed down from their pre-holiday peak but remain at unusually high levels as retailers continue bringing in merchandise before tariffs increase in January, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

A vision for inland waterway transport (IWT) in the Baltic Sea Region as well as means to strengthen inland shipping were highlighted in Brussels this week, when about 90 participants from around the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) gathered to discuss the future of inland waterway transport to the final conference of project EMMA. The three-year-long project has brought inland shipping and inland waterways such as Elbe, Oder or Vistula higher on the political agenda.

The world’s fastest growing ship registry has now joined more than 2,000 other maritime professionals by becoming the latest associate member of BIMCO – The Baltic and International Maritime Council.

American sanctions on Iran took full effect once more on Monday, and the U.S. Treasury Department has published a new list of blacklisted Iranian entities. The government-owned Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) and the National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) appear prominently, along with their vessels and subsidiaries.

Palau International Ship Registry, the world’s fastest growing flag, added yet more vessels into its fleet with the signing of two new ship registrations during Seatrade Middle East 2018 (STMM) held last month in Dubai.


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