Violeta Bulc: Digitalization could be driving force in shipping
Digitalization is one of the most crucial parameters in terms of driving shipping companies into the future, says EU Commissioner Violeta Bulc. She calls for the industry to start a dialogue about the use of data.
The European Community Shipowners’ Associations echoes the criticism from national associations regarding the Norwegian law proposal on seafarers’ pay and working conditions. The proposed law seems to overstep several international laws, according to the organization.
The Covid-19 pandemic and supply chain chaos have made Türkiye a more attractive site of production, prompting hectic activity for freight forwarders and carriers: ”Our customers are investing heavily in equipment,” says DFDS head to ShippingWatch.
Shippers and carriers are increasingly moving ships away from Californian ports, which are having problems with container pile-ups and looming strikes. This means that the title of busiest port in the US has moved eastward.