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Nike and Ocean Conservancy team up to protect the Arctic #LoveNike #BoycottDPWorld

PortandTerminal.com, October 25, 2019 “The dangers of trans-Arctic shipping routes outweigh all perceived benefits and we cannot ignore the impacts of greenhouse gas emissions from global shipping on our ocean,” Nike BEAVERTON, OR – Nike and Ocean Conservancy are encouraging businesses to avoid shipping routes via the Arctic Ocean, with the launch of an ‘Arctic Shipping Corporate Pledge.’ The sportswear …

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Some companies don’t care about the Arctic. We’re going to start calling them out

If any CMA CGM or Hapag-Lloyd managers are reading this, we would like to offer you one month’s free advertising on PortandTerminal.com as our small way of saying thank you for your courage. DP World? It’s going to cost you triple. PortandTerminal.com, October 6, 2019 MOSCOW – While some major shipping companies are outspokenly refusing to ship cargo through the …

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Hapag-Lloyd ships will not use Arctic Sea Routes

PortandTerminal.com, October 4, 2019 German shipping major Hapag-Lloyd will not use the Arctic shipping passages which are now open as the sea ice in the Arctic is melting. “Hapag-Lloyd does not use the Northwest Passage or the Northeast Passage as shipping routes right now, nor are there any plans to do so in the future,” Jörg Erdmann, Senior Director Sustainability at …

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Russia launches old nuclear powered container ship to move fish

Russian nuclear powered cargo ship

PortandTerminal.com, August 27, 2019 What could possibly go wrong? This 30-year-old Russian nuclear cargo ship is carrying 200 refrigerated containers full of fish and will soon sail through one of the world’s most environmentally vulnerable regions. MOSCOW, RUSSIA – What is it with Russia and nuclear-powered maritime vessels? Earlier this month we reported on the floating nuclear station that is …

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CMA CGM says no to Arctic shipping. “We want to be a model for sustainable global prosperity”

PortandTerminal.com, August 25, 2019 While many of its peers including Maersk, Cosco and Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) have made Arctic trips, France’s CMA CGM has ruled out moving cargoes through the area. MARSEILLE, FRANCE – CMA CGM Group said Friday it won’t use the Northern Sea Route connecting Asia to Europe through the Arctic in order to protect the fragile …

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Russia to turn remote Arctic village into shipment hub on Northern Sea Route

PortandTerminal.com, June 29, 2019 Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree that will turn the remote Arctic settlement into a hub for shipments on the Northern Sea Route (MOSCOW, RUSSIA) – The population of Dikson, Russia’s most northerly port, has dwindled from 5,000 in the Soviet era to some 300 today. The development of shipping routes through the Russian …

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DP World moves north with Russia

PortandTerminal.com, June 7, 2019 The developers of the Northern Sea Route have teamed up with DP World to run ports that Russia plans to build along the northern sea route in the Arctic. In the past decade melting ice-sheets have opened up previously inaccessible Arctic shipping lanes. That has created an opportunity for Russia to disrupt the traditional Suez Canal …

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