The IMO needs to eliminate three obstacles next week
The IMO's environmental committee MEPC will meet next week in London, and the agenda features three key topics for shipping. Read on to get an overview of the agenda.
BY LOUISE VOGDRUP-SCHMIDT
Three crucial regulations for shipping, the subcontracting industry and the environment feature on the agenda when the IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee, MEPC, meets all of of next week in London.
Logistics company SDK Freja, which delivered record financials with great advancement on top and bottom lines, takes a more gloomy view of the current fiscal year due to several ”external factors.” However, the growth target remains the same, CEO tells ShippingWatch.
With major ports mined and few exits out of Ukraine, small ships are piling up in an attempt to export grain. CEO of bulker company BPG Shipping/Kronos Bulkers Gennadiy Ivanov presents his views of the impact of the war.
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Bottlenecks at major container ports on the US east coast have entailed that Maersk vessels are affected by delays of up to three weeks. It’s a combination of congestion, many ships, and a lack of container space, Maersk says.
Despite a big, long-awaited sale, Henrik Sørensen continues at the helm of his life’s work, maritime technology provider Desmi. In an interview with ShippingWatch, the Danish owner elaborates on the decision to sell a majority stake and the next step for the pump manufacturer.