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Port of Rotterdam Calls for carbon tax

13.04.2018

The Port of Rotterdam has called on the Dutch Government to form a coalition with countries in North-West Europe with an aim to introduce a higher CO2 price.The higher price is expected to stimulate new investments in clean technologies and innovation, according to Allard Castelein, Port Authority CEO.

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Shipping industry needs an alternative to fossil fuels, but which one?

13.04.2018

The shipping industry needs to move to renewable and alternative fuels to reduce the sector’s impact on the environment.But there is no widely available fuel to manage climate change and local pollutants

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Russia says looking at joint organisation for cooperation with OPEC

04.04.2018

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said a joint organisation for cooperation between OPEC and non-OPEC countries may be set up once the current deal on oil output curbs expires at the end of this year.

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Japanese ONE officially starts operations

04.04.2018

Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. (ONE) officially commenced container shipping businesses on 1 April 2018. 

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Slow and steady recovery for container shipping

04.04.2018

The outlook for the container shipping market in 2018 and 2019 is a combination of healthy demand growth that will outpace the fleet; resulting in a better supply-demand balance and slightly higher freight rates and profits for carriers

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Greek shipping fleet hits all time high in 2017

30.03.2018

Ongoing tax issues and economic woes at home have failed to slow the growth of the Greek-controlled merchant fleet which hit an all time high last year in terms carry capacity. 

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