Will COVID-19 delay or accelerate the digitalisation of the shipping industry, and what training and skill sets will future seafarers need to equip them for the digital revolution?
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Discussing the US-China tension and the impact on trade flows within SE Asia and to the US, the changes for ship financing after the passing of the ship leasing bill in Hong Kong, and China’s Belt & Road Initiative including the role of Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area. Will COVID-19 delay or accelerate the digitalisation of the shipping industry, and what training and skill sets will future seafarers need to equip them for the digital revolution?
Inception Impact Assessment for the proposed Amendment of the EU Emissions Trading System (Directive 2003/87/EC). Preliminary comments by ICS, in particular on the proposal to extend the EU ETS to maritime transport. Submitted to the European Commission on 26 Nov 2020.
Review covers the impact of COVID-19 and the intensifying crew change crisis plus a broad cross-section of such as efforts to decarbonise shipping and the USD 5 billion industry fund to accelerate the R&D of zero-carbon technologies.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Calling Mr Bezos, CEO of Amazon, to help push public recognition of seafarers as key workers. Open Letter from ICS, BIMCO, Intercargo and Intertanko from 25 November 2020.
The letter calls for Bezos to use his influence and profile as the world’s leading retail entrepreneur, whose business relies upon global shipping, to take a stand for the 400,000 seafarers stranded at sea.
Shipping’s ability to offer economic and efficient long distance transport puts it at the centre of the world economy.
Shipping industry welcomes IMO decision to give further consideration to USD 5 billion fund to accelerate decarbonisation
The UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) has given initial consideration to an innovative proposal from the global shipping industry to collectively provide USD 5 billion to accelerate R&D to support its decarbonisation.