How can shipping decarbonize if merely one container ship would claim an amount of sustainably produced energy corresponding to the annual consumption of Trondheim in Norway, a professor asks. Now, he presents a plan to the Research Council of Norway, which some might deem controversial.
Sanction-hit Russian tanker carrier Sovcomflot is no longer part of Skuld’s insured fleet, ShippingWatch learns. The deadline for ending the customer relationship has passed. Skuld refrains from commenting.
Hans-Christian Olesen, who has taken over leadership of Ultrabulk from Per von Appen, has grown up as a charterer and still travels around, making deals with customers. ShippingWatch has met the new chief executive.