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You want to do a meaningful job? You want to help other people and our society? Well, working in the shipping industry makes a huge difference and has an impact on our lives. But many people aren’t aware of this. The shipping industry is responsible for international trade. The industry is also a key element…

Danish Shipping Industry Releases Plan for Climate and Decarbonization

The Climate Partnership for a Blue Denmark, representing Denmark’s shipping industry, has developed its plan as part of the nation’s overall effort to address climate change and achieve carbon neutrality. For its part, the shipping industry is targeting carbon neutrality by 2050, without the use of climate compensation. To achieve that goal, it also targeting…

Dry Bulk: Fewer Ships Are Being Traded, But Market Could Pick Up Sooner Rather Than Later

Dry bulk ship owners have cut their investment in secondhand ships by 50% since the start of the year In its latest weekly report, shipbroker Intermodal said that “once again shipping is about to venture into uncharted waters and before the challenges of the past decade are forgotten, shipowners will have to overcome new ones…

Indian seafarers on cargo ships starts returning on chartered flights after extended time at sea

In a first since the pandemic halted crew change on ships globally, 21 Indian seafarers of Synergy Marine Group returned to India on a chartered flight arranged by the Singapore-based ship management company. This is the first chartered flight that was arranged to carry seafarers working on cargo ships back to India. The seven chartered…

National WISTA Associations Come Together To Support Seafarers

The Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association is proud to announce a new initiative aimed at seafarers. WISTA Norway, WISTA UK, WISTA Singapore, WISTA Brazil, and WISTA Argentina have come together to offer free WISTA membership for seafarers through 31 August 2020. Membership allows seafarers to access the largest network of female managers in the…

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