Chairman of thousands of Ukrainian seafarers works in the war's shadow
Oleg Grigoryuk is the chairman of the Ukrainian maritime labor union MTWTU counting 80,000 members, including 15,000 seafarers unable to leave the country due to the war with Russia. ShippingWatch has interviewed him.
Demand for coal is soaring in Europe due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and the new market supports dry bulk carriers, say the chief execs of Lauritzen Bulkers, Ultrabulk and Golden Ocean to ShippingWatch.
The tanker market has adjusted more rapidly than expected. Maersk Broker therefore wishes to expand business within tanker, requiring a strengthening of the organization, say top executives in an interview with ShippingWatch.
In a new study – which Maersk, Shell, Euronav and MSC Ship Management, among others, are behind – the new alternative fuels are ranked based on how dangerous they are. The industry has to be careful with one of them, in particular.