All Insight articles – Page 7

  • Wallenius Wilhelmsen joins CSA 2020
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    Wallenius Wilhelmsen joins CSA 2020

    2019-03-08T11:20:00Z

    Wallenius Wilhelmsen has joined the Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020), increasing the organisation's membership to 35 shipowners operating a combined fleet of almost 2,500 vessels.

  • Opportunities in emerging markets
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    Opportunities in emerging markets

    2019-03-06T17:00:00Z

    The logistics industry forecasts that emerging markets will grow at a healthy rate of 5 percent in 2019 but many executives are bracing for a crisis, according to Agility’s emerging market index.

  • ING and EIB to finance Spliethoff scrubbers
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    ING and EIB to finance Spliethoff scrubbers

    2019-03-04T14:25:00Z

    ING Group and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have signed a EUR110 million (USD124.7 million) loan agreement with Spliethoff to finance the retrofitting of exhaust gas cleaning systems and ballast water management systems.

  • Much work to be done says Clean Arctic Alliance
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    Much work to be done says Clean Arctic Alliance

    2019-03-01T15:30:00Z

    As the International Maritime Organization (IMO) moves towards a ban on heavy fuel oil (HFO) in Arctic shipping, the Clean Arctic Alliance has called for further action.

  • FROM THE MAGAZINE: Demand and innovation blossom in haulage sector
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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Demand and innovation blossom in haulage sector

    2019-01-08T21:25:00Z

    Demand in the USA for heavy-duty prime movers has shown little sign of abating. Industry analyst Freight Transportation Research (FTR) has reported continued growth in North American Class 8 orders for October 2018, writes David Kershaw.

  • Leaner and greener shipping to attract investment
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    Leaner and greener shipping to attract investment

    2019-01-04T11:55:00Z

    Shipping will continue to attract investors in 2019, as long as the industry fulfils its environmental, social and governance (ESG) responsibilities, according to accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens. 

  • Samskip takes lead in Seashuttle project
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    Samskip takes lead in Seashuttle project

    2019-01-04T10:50:00Z

    Multimodal logistics provider Samskip has been named lead partner in Seashuttle – a project that aims to bring emissions-free, autonomous container ships to market.

  • Shipping confidence dips
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    Shipping confidence dips

    2018-12-17T14:40:00Z

    According to the latest survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens, shipping confidence dipped slightly in the three months to end-November 2018 falling to 6 out of a maximum score of 10.

  • News

    Long-term growth of renewable energy requires structural change

    2018-11-23T15:35:00Z

    EY’s latest renewable energy attractiveness index (RECAI) reported little movement among the top ten markets for renewable energy installations, as governments and industry players continue to bide their time amid ongoing instability. 

  • Crawler crane market set for growth
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    Crawler crane market set for growth

    2018-11-23T13:25:00Z

    Shipments of crawler cranes are expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of over 4 percent according to a new research report by Global Market Insights (GMI).

  • Heavy-duty transport emissions set to decline
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    Heavy-duty transport emissions set to decline

    2018-11-21T15:00:00Z

    Reaching net-zero carbon emissions for heavy industry and heavy-duty transport sectors is technically and financially possible by mid-century – 2050 in developed countries and 2060 in developing countries - according to the Energy Transitions Commission.

  • Companies prepare for Brexit
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    Companies prepare for Brexit

    2018-11-20T17:10:00Z

    While Germany's Cuxhaven Port Association plans to intensify its preparations for the UK's exit from the European Union (EU) next year, industrial relocation logistics company Modpack Group is optimistic about the opportunities Brexit will bring.

  • News

    Can the market sustain USD100 oil?

    2018-11-15T12:40:00Z

    With oil prices hovering around USD80 per barrel, industry analyst McKinsey suggests that a combination of factors could tighten oil markets further and propel the commodity past USD100.

  • FROM THE MAGAZINE: Why does the transport industry need neutral cargo surveyors?
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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Why does the transport industry need neutral cargo surveyors?

    2018-11-14T10:40:00Z

    Christoph Bruns of Mund+Bruns GmbH defends the role and worth of the independent and neutral surveyor in the project cargo supply chain. 

  • News

    BIMCO develops bunker clauses ahead of Sulphur 2020

    2018-11-13T16:05:00Z

    The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) has developed two bunker clauses to support the implementation of International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) sulphur 2020 regulations, which come into force on January 1, 2020. 

  • Positive outlook for Entrec
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    Positive outlook for Entrec

    2018-11-08T13:45:00Z

    In announcing its third quarter financial results, specialised transportation and crane services provider Entrec has outlined its strategy and outlook for 2019.

  • Storage represents 'tipping point’ for renewables
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    Storage represents 'tipping point’ for renewables

    2018-10-26T17:15:00Z

    New energy storage technologies represent a “tipping point” for the wind and solar power generation sector, according to Bill Gross, founder and chairman of Idealab, a California-based venture capital firm.

  • FROM THE MAGAZINE: Substantial tranche of decommissioning beckons
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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Substantial tranche of decommissioning beckons

    2018-10-17T11:15:00Z

    Decommissioning of oil and gas platforms has been a topic of discussion for a number of years and now a number of signals are indicating that this perennial non-starter could finally spring to life. David Kershaw reports.

  • Drewry sees improving prospects for the multipurpose sector
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    Drewry sees improving prospects for the multipurpose sector

    2018-10-10T12:50:00Z

    Surging growth in renewable energy generation around the world and a construction boom in southeast Asia that is expected to run for the next ten years bode well for multipurpose shipping fleet, says Drewry.

  • Coal comes under pressure
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    Coal comes under pressure

    2018-10-05T10:40:00Z

    While US President Donald Trump continues his efforts to revive the coal industry, governments across the Atlantic are vowing to crack down on greenhouse gas pollution and stop the use of the fossil fuel.