Major shipping nations now support IMO's billion-dollar fund for green research
A series of shipping organizations and maritime nations, such as Greece and Japan, want to see a research fund of USD 5 billion approved in November this year. The research fund will work towards the launch of zero-emission ships by 2030, a crucial step in meeting climate goals for shipping.
Large maritime nations, such as Greece and Japan, and shipping organizations across the industry now support the IMO's research fund, which will raise USD 5 billion and work towards the launch of zero-emission ships by 2030.
US Coast Guard accuses former Maersk captain of sexual harassment committed against a chief cook in 2021. The captain denies allegations but can lose his license, show legal documents. Maersk has already sided with chief cook.
Despite the recently implemented embargo, Russian oil can still end up in EU ports – for instance in mixed products from former Soviet states. EU regulation on the area is still unclear, say sanctions lawyers.