IMO expected to put bauxite on the agenda after wreck

The Danish Maritime Authority expects that the IMO will discuss the risk of bauxite transports later this year following the tragic Jupiter Bulk wreck on January 1st.

The Danish Maritime Authority anticipates that the risks related to transporting bauxite - a key component used to produce aluminum and one of the biggest commodities in dry bulk - will feature on the agenda of the UN's International Maritime Organization (IMO) later this year, says the authority in a response to ShippingWatch following the wreck of vessel Jupiter Bulk on January 1st.

The ship sank in the South China Sea in an accident believed to have claimed the lives of 18 seafarers from the 19-man crew.

Read the whole article

Get 14 days free access.

No credit card is needed, and you will not be automatically signed up for a paid subscription after the free trial.

  • Access all locked articles
  • Receive our daily newsletters
  • Access our app
An error has occured. Please try again later.

Get full access for you and your coworkers.

Start a free company trial today

More from ShippingWatch

Container reliability hit new low at the end of 2021

Schedule reliability in the container industry set a new negative record in December 2021 with one route in particular hit hard with an on-time arrival rate of only 10 percent, show figures from Sea-Intelligence. Problems in supply chains are still ”a huge burden,” says Hapag-Lloyd.

DNB Markets says oil price could hit USD 100 a barrel

An optimistic scenario could see the oil price go above USD 100 per barrel, DNB Markets forecasts in its latest oil market report. It won’t take much for it to happen, oil analyst Helge André Martinsen says to ShippingWatch.

Cadeler secures two new deals

Shipping line Cadeler, which operates wind installation ships, lands two new deals, one with Vestas, the other with an unnamed customer.

Further reading

Related articles

Latest news

See all jobs