The cargo ship MSC Zoe, operated by Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), lost around 270 containers during a storm in the North Sea on January 2. Extensive debris from those containers washed up on several German and Dutch islands, prompting the company to intensify cleanup operations.
Danish shipping company Maersk committed this week to reaching carbon neutrality by 2050. The world’s largest container shipping company says that the target is aimed at accelerating the transition to carbon neutral shipping.
Nine ocean carriers and terminal operators plan to create a new blockchain-based platform for the global shipping industry supply chain. Called the Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN), this open digital platform aims to connect stakeholders throughout the industry, improving transparency. Ocean carriers CMA CGM, COSCO Shipping Lines, Evergreen Marine, OOCL, ... Read more »
As fast-casual restaurants shift away from single use, petroleum-based utensils and containers, the plant-based products coming to the fore present new opportunities and challenges. We take a closer look at this monumental change in the industry.
While larger vessel sizes carrying cargo through an expanded Panama Canal could reduce CO2 emissions as much as 23 percent, other factors such as increased voyage distance and waterborne emissions essentially negate these GHG reductions, according to a new Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) study. The peer-reviewed Panama Canal Expansion: Emission Changes ... Read more »