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ITF targets four worst flags in bid to scrap unsafe shipping from Mediterranean Sea

Seaways Group Director elected VP of global freight forwarders body

FIATA calls for reasonable free time for container usage

Transport workers keep Ukraine moving: ITF

Drewry: World Container Index Down 2% This Week

Digital Container Shipping Association Members Pledge For 100% EBL By 2030

Drewry container index slips below $2,000 per feu

Port congestion to be low during 2023 predicts Drewry

India's growing and diversifying merchandise trade, led to an increase in goods exports by 9-10 percent during the current fiscal: Dr A Sakthivel

Key Budget Demands: Indian Shipping Line & PLI for Container Manufacturing

Baltic index hits fresh 2-1/2-year low as larger vessel rates slip

Exports in negative territory due to recession like situation, slowdown and rising inflation in most economies: President, FIEO

Govt may attempt populist measures but will be fiscally conservative: IIFL Securities Chairman

Madhya Pradesh Meet a great success says FIEO

GCCI unanimously re-elects office bearers for 2023

Port Workers’ Body Ask Govt Not to Further Deepen Cochin Port Channel

Indian exporters keeping fingers crossed over China’s Covid situation: FIEO

Vallarpadem transshipment terminal unviable says port workers body

BCBA celebrates its 85th Founders’ Day

Trade bodies protest against hold up in Delhi airport

Baltic index hits one-week low as larger vessel rates slide

National Logistics Policy is long-term positive for the industry: ICRA

AMTOI to form ESG (Environment, Social and Governance) Council

Banana exports can rise four-fold: FIEO

Kochi: Clarity sought over move to deepen draft depth at port

Women transport workers have borne the brunt of the impact from Covid-19 24 Nov 2022: ITF

Export body presents its charter of demands on the eve of Union budget

FIEO’s take on Indo Australian trade agreement

Industry wants the Govt to step up investment in infra

FIEO Seeks Liquidity at Competitive Cost as Merchandise Exports Plunge In October

Justice for seafarers in Newcastle: Stolen wages and human rights abuses aboard 'Costanza' uncovered by ITF inspectors

Cadets say wellbeing should be mandatory in maritime training

FFFAI deliberates with Pr. DG Systems S R Baruah to expedite seamless Export Import clearances

FFFAI invites applications from young logistics professionals to participate in FFFAI YLP Award 2023

Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) forms Gujarat State Council

Drewry : World Container Index down 3% this week

Fewer seafarers, higher inflation – where are ship operating costs heading?Drewry

ICS calls for safe passage of seafarers in Black Sea grain corridor

BIMCO appoints Gudrun Janssens to head new Brussels office

International Chamber of Shipping suggests global CO2 reduction plan



CII’s formula to step up exports

BIMCO ship recycling report confirms need for Non-EU yards on EU list

Aviation unions welcome global agreement on net-zero carbon emissions by 2050:itf


World Maritime Day 2022: Maritime community talks energy-efficient technologies

IMO Secretary-General welcomes FSO Safer milestone

NLP Will bring down Logistics Cost to Single Digit : Shankar Shinde

National Logistics Policy is Futuristic, Ambitious & Achievable: CSLA


Shipping can no longer remain on the side-lines: ICS

ACBA elects new Managing Committee for 2022-2024

Reefer container freight rates to outpace dry box pricing: Drewry

National convention of freight forwarders to meet in Chennai on august 12th

24th Biennial convention of FFFAI - Business sessions

Indian exporters need to be future-ready for technology and sustainability : ASSOCHAM-Deloitte Report

Geopolitical tensions redefine the new normal for product tankers: Drewry

Decarbonisation strategy roundtables launched in Kenya: IMO

FFFAI-nominated Tej Mayur Contractor elected Chairman for FIATA’s Advisory Body Information Technology in its General Meeting held on June 30

ECSA welcomes Council’s position on ETS ‘polluter pays’ principle but warns more is needed to earmark revenues

India’s International Economic Resilience improves to 2nd position in the year 2022 from 3rd position in 2021: PHD Chamber

Emanuele Grimaldi Appointed ICS Chairman

WSC report shows spike in containers lost at sea

ASSOCHAM announces Office Bearers for the first Maharashtra State Development Council (MSDC) in 2022-23

Towards 2050: Governments must share the load, warns INTERCARGO

WTO report highlights role of trade in meeting SDGs and assisting economic recovery

BIMCO: How Carriers benefit from the Future International Trade Alliance

NGO Shipbreaking Platform points to increasing number of accidents at Kabir breaking yards

European ship owners and T&E warn proposed EU shipping law could do more harm than good

ICS warns on monkeypox

FIATA launches paperless FBL solution, allowing freight-forwarders to issue secured paperless FBL through their everyday TMS and alternative software tools

CASA Commends the Commitment of SLPA and Other Terminal Operators

Monkeypox outbreak: WHO to call emergency meeting amid rise in cases. Details here

UK Chamber of Shipping: Mandate green shore power for ports and ships

ECSA welcomes European Parliament’s decisive vote on commercial operators and Ocean Fund

Drewry: new lockdowns in China halt multipurpose vessels rates drop

Drewry: World Container Index down for yet another week, But 41.2% higher than last year

FFFAI delegation visits Jebel Ali Free Zone to expertise in field of advance technology used in port automation by DP World

Ashok Janakiram re-elected President of Association of Shipping Interests in Calcutta (ASIC) at AGM

Carrier profits to surge to $300 billion in 2022, estimates Drewry

IMF pegs FY23 India forecast to 8.2%

CWBTA to host global trade expo during BGBS

Russia-Ukraine Conflict to Deal a Blow to Reefer Shipping: Drewry

Container ship orderbook hits 6.5m TEU for the first time since 2008

FFFAI Chairman highlights potential of Indian logistics in address to LOGIX India 2022 in Dubai

India to show above-trend growth for next few years: Assocham

Sumant Sinha became the new President of ASSOCHAM

India UAE Free Trade agreement is industry friendly says FIEO

An Indian rupee-ruble trade arrangement with Russia may be ready in a week says FIEO President

Trade Body fears diversion of Singapore flights from Madurai

Russia-Ukraine War: FIATA’S concern

Plant-Based Foods Industry Association (PBFIA) delegation meets Minister of Food Processing Industries

Traders' body CAIT accuses e-commerce giants of violating FDI norms

Countries & local authorities urged to ensure safe passage for ships & their crews trapped in Ukraine

India prime destination for darknet traded drugs in South Asia: Report

Fair market regulator CCI is 'spineless, toothless', says CAIT

WTO to host global supply chains forum to explore ways of easing disruptions to trade

UK freight association seeks members’ views on container shipping market

Banks concerned as trade settlements with Russia stall in face of sanctions

Commerce Minister launched crop insurance scheme for cardamom crop

Russia, Ukraine conflict may hitIndian economy badly: industry body CAIT

Delhi trade body NDTA asks govt to allow local businesses to remain open till 10pm

FFFAI discuss impact of Budget 2022 on Customs & Logistics Business

Edible oil industry body COOIT seeks sops to promote mustard seeds cultivation

IBIA AND BIMCO Launch Survey to Identify Need for Bunker Licencing

WTO, WHO, WIPO to hold workshop on access, use of pandemic-related information resources

Container Industry Body Sets Out Pathways to Decarbonisation

West Bengal trade body to hold trade expo at BGBS 2022 to help MSMEs

Union Budget has outlined steps to boost MSMEs: Dalit trade body

Push for organic farming welcomed by foodgrains merchants body and agrofood chamber

Budget provides no frills and only focuses on capex & infrastructure : MANSA

Higher allocation of capital expenditure will have multiplier effect on the economy: FICCI

Indian trade body raises sugar production estimate

Captain of exploding ship held in Dubai despite having done nothing wrong: ITF

WTO lets China impose tariffs on US in Obama era case

Madurai trade body thanks CM M K Stalin for announcing projects

Amazon, Flipkart Invited by Indian Traders’ Body to Discuss E-Commerce Issues

New ICS Guide Helps Seafarers Navigate the Digital Bridge

WCI seen rising: Drewry

Weak demand across vessels drags Baltic index to 10-month low

Digital platform workers talk about their lives: ILO

World Maritime University: ICS

Drewry: MPVs to pick up container sector overspill well into 2022

Accusing Carriers of Profiteering, BIFA Calls for UK Government Review

Festival Shipment peak is approaching! 40-feet Containers will be insufficient in the Q1 2022: Drewry

Telengana Textiles body demands rollback of GST on textiles; calls it ‘surgical strike’

Uthaya Kumar to take charge as MANSA’s secretary general from Jan 1

Drakes Traders donates $5K to FSN to support abuse victims

FFFAI and MIFFA organise webinar on “Best Practice in Trade & Transport between India and Myanmar "

Maritime trade weathers COVID-19 storm but faces far-reaching knock-on effects /UNCTAD

Drewry: World Container Index 168% Higher Than a Year Ago

WHO and ILO form Action Group with global transport bodies to protect workers’ rights and ease supply chain congestion

Mr. Y.Leeladharan has been elected as New Chairman of CHENSAA

UK shortage of HGV drivers seen easing after challenging 12 months, says logistics trade body

FFFAI celebrates 59th Foundation Day on 2nd December, Diamond Jubilee year launched

Migrant documentation scheme welcome but major anomalies must be addressed before launch to avoid unjust exclusions: ITF

FICCI urges government for a uniform policy, especially at all entry points, in the wake of Omicron variant

‘Missed opportunity’ to decarbonise shipping at MEPC 77, says ICS

West Coast Dockworkers Reject Contract Extension, Seek Talks

Congestion is not just for Christmas: Global Shippers Forum

Baltic index extends losses as vessel rates drag

Shipping needs a ringside seat at international debates says InterManager

Higher diesel prices will shave off the overall profitability of transporters despite an improvement in freight rates: CRISIL

Fuel tax cut to help cos  pare  input  costs

ITF: Midshipman X case highlights industry-wide need for action

FIEO demands govt set up a regulatory authority to intervene against massive hike in freight rates by global shipping lines

Israel’s designation of Palestinian human rights groups as terrorists is outrageous: ITF

A Gujarat trade body urges Centre to set up national shipping line carrier even as Shipping Corporation of India is sought to be privatized

Lack of newbuilds accelerates shortage of modern tonnage for MPV fleet: Drewry

Baltic index extends fall as capesizes retreat

Fragmented to all-encompassing approach in PM Gati Shakti plan will be a game changer: President, FIEO

Shipping industry sets out bold plan to global regulator to deliver net zero by 2050: ICS

MITRA to help India reclaim global leadership in textiles says Apparel export promotion council Chairman

Drewry: World Container Index Down By 0.2%, But Still 291.8% Higher Than Year Before

Transport chiefs warn world leaders and UN about incoming collapse of global supply chain

Know a hero at sea? Time to nominate the world’s bravest seafarers! :ITF

Baltic index hits 12-year peak on firmer vessels rates

Ports Welcome Public Support for Clean Maritime Projects

Shipping Giants are earning the most money since 2008

The International Bargaining Forum concludes negotiations, recognising seafarers’ Covid sacrifice: ITF

ICS comes out with its own global carbon levy plan

Baltic index drops to 2-week low as smaller vessels fall

British Ports Association: Ignore port marine safety compliance at your peril

Drewry: Port Throughput Down 2.2% During June

New ILO-supported health and safety app welcomed by dockers’ unions : ITF

Unions sign off on text for worker rights at Bangkok airport but management must live up to promises: ITF

Future-proof skills for the maritime transport sector (SKILLSEA): ECSA

XPO signs first contracts with Teamsters: is this a shift to better protections for XPO workers worldwide? :ITF

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) successfully completes vessel conversion project in Turkey

Economy recovering at a fast pace: PHDCCI

The world grieves as Richard Trumka passes

Smuggling and counterfeiting activities lead to economic crisis, unemployment and poverty: Dr Debasish Roy, ADG, Training, West Bengal Police: FICCI

ECSA and ETF welcome WHO decision to prioritise seafarers’ vaccination

Mauritius government must release Wakashio crew held for a year without charge

Maritime courts must put crew welfare first in abandonment cases

Container Rates up to $13,000 per 40-foot Container: Drewry Financial Insight: July 2021

European shipowners welcome the Fit for 55 climate package but fear lack of consistency among proposals may undermine increased climate ambition

International Chamber of Shipping hails release of Ever Given

Container shipping set to attain new highs in 2021says Drewry

New DNV rules include “Fuel Ready”

Federation of Indian Exporters Organisation (FIEO) welcomes Finance Minister's stimulus package

European shipowners voice their support for Seafarer Future

Arbitrary quarantine of dockers in Northern Australia set a dangerous precedent, ITF calls for their immediate release

The Race to Zero Emission

Andrew’s May 2021 blog from Mission to Seafarers

Wärtsilä and RINA unveil novel propulsion concept

DEME claims world’s most powerful dredger with Spartacus launch

New film from BIMCO calls on decision makers to support seafarers

IMO Calls for Greater Action to Combat Gulf of Guinea Piracy

Truckers’ losses mount to Rs. 42,000 cr due to lockdowns, rentals slump by 5-7% : AIMTC

ONGC barge drifts in Open Sea due to the impact of the cyclone but all the 261 ONGC personnel accounted for and safe

InterManager seals deal for 1m Johnson & Johnson shots, seeks government approval

Police brutality won’t fix Panama Canal’s safety crisis : ITF

Shipping unites to create $1M target emergency relief fund in response to COVID-19 seafarer crisis : ICS

“Extreme” freight rates persist, and spread: Drewry

Talks at the ILO over seafarer minimum wage break down

InterManager: We’ll source seafarer vaccinations ourselves

Why Shipping Container freight rates have surged during COVID-19 : UNCTAD

INSA awards “INSA Prizes” for selected technical papers authored by the students of maritime education and training institutions.

Global Carbon Dioxide Emissions Are Set For Their Second-Biggest Increase In History

Indian Register of Shipping launches New Service for Container Certification

ITF Statement in support of Amazon workers, Bessemer Alabama

New BIMCO clause promotes harmonised ship-shore data exchange

New Guidance on Maritime Security from the International Chamber of Shipping

BIMCO: Containership Orders Reach High with Focus on ULCS

Baltic index rises as capesize rates hit 2-month high

ICS welcomes call from United Nations agencies to prioritise seafarers for COVID-19 vaccines

Baltic Dry Index rises to over 1-year high

Online Training Cum Refresher Course by BCBA

2021 crude oil tanker demolition stalls as second-hand prices win

BIMCO: Second-Hand Prices for Crude Oil Tanker Stalls Demolitions

Maritime bodies to conduct road shows to promote Indian seafarers

India Inc's business confidence highest in decade: FICCI Survey

DNV supports Hapag-Lloyd’s milestone green financing

Shipping industry needs to talk market-based measures: BIMCO

Abandoned Palmali crew are caught in an inhumane trap that Turkey can release: ITF

EU shipowners demand green targets for fuel suppliers

BIMCO seeks industry help to combat fake contracts

IMO 2021 – Achieving Digitalisation and Complying with Cyber Regulations

BIMCO push for more cross-industry collaboration

ICS launches New Flag State Table

Reinstatement of ATC workers is a major achievement for public safety

New edition of cyber security guidelines for ships now available/ BUNKERSPOT

APSEZ enters ₹1 trillion market capitalisation league

Women transport workers and Covid-19

Aviation workers should be given priority for COVID-19 vaccines

ITF FPSG says IMEC’s unilateral decision provoking and harmful to the ITF-IMEC relationship

Call for seafarers to receive Covid-19 vaccine as priority

Global Shippers’ Forum backs India’s call for return to ‘All-Inclusive’ Ocean Freight rates

CMMI launches Mentoring Scheme

FFFAI Chairman Elect Shankar Shinde elected as Managing Director, IFCBA (pic-Mr Shankar Shinde)

Systemic failures revealed in implementation of the regulatory regime for seafarers’ hours of work and rest

International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) issues position paper on remote tower operations

BIMCO: Important Elements Still Missing After IMO Working Group Meeting On GHG Reductions

Long-term freight rates to the US jump USD 550 in a day

A Ban in Name Only: Implications of the IMO’s Draft Heavy Fuel Oil Ban in the Arctic

International Chamber of Shipping releases 2020 Annual Review

Crew change crisis risks becoming forced labour epidemic as tragedy hits six-month mark on World Maritime Day says ITF

Drewry highlights transformation of rate conditions in Transpacific Container Shipping

AMTOI 21st AGM held on 16th September 2020

MANSA elects Hiren Ved as President for year 2020-21, Captain Ram Iyer for 2021-22

Chinese exports to accelerate global port recovery

$200-bn worth US tariffs on China are illegal: World Trade Organisation

Indian Register of Shipping receives recognition from US Coast Guard

FIEO urges the Govt to look into concerns of Exporters contributing heavily to exports during challenging times

Difficult to say whether the surge in Engineering Exports seen in July can be sustained says Engineering Export Promotion Council

Create Export Development Fund to boost Exports says Federation of Indian Exporters Organisaton

India Marine Pilots Association’s (AIMPA) MAIDEN JOURNAL released by Shri Sanjay Bhatia former Chairman of Mumbai Port Trust

Vishaka Container Terminal P L (VCTPL) and Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers - ICS East India Branch join hands on COVID 19 Pandemic Webinar on 8th August 2020

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