Shipowners: Now the IMO must agree on CO2

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The EU is now officially leaving it up to the IMO to land an international agreement on how shipping can reduce CO2 emissions and contribute to the global climate deal, from which carriers were excluded. The demand for action at the IMO meeting in October is crystal clear.

The container downturn will now hit Seago Line

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After presenting a solid profit in the most recent annual report, Maersk Group's European feeder and short sea carrier Seago Line can no longer withstand the downturn in the container industry, says CEO Søren Castbak to ShippingWatch after six months as head of the carrier.

New Job

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Søren Skou
New title: Group CEO
New employer: A.P. Moeller-Maersk (01.07.16)

Maite Bolivar Klarup
New title: General Manager, Singapore
New employer: Bimco

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Esben Poulsson
New title: Chairman
New employer: International Chamber of Shipping

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Michael Elwert
New title: CEO
New employer: Elektrans (01.04.16)

IMB: Sea piracy at 21-year low

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Sea piracy has dropped to its lowest levels since the mid 1990s, according to the latest report from the International Maritime Bureau. However, in one spot things are rapidly moving in the wrong direction.