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UN to Shipping Industry: “We are headed for an environmental disaster”

PortandTerminal.com, November 1, 2019 If emissions from the maritime industry are not cut, we are headed for “an environmental disaster”, Isabelle Durant, the deputy head of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), told the Global Maritime Forum summit on October 30, 2019. Isabelle Durant, the deputy head of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Durant’s …

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How the Trade War and a Changing China Are Roiling Global Shipping

October 30, 2019 by Bloomberg BEIJING/WASHINGTON –The trade war and China’s economic shift made 2018 a tough year for global shipping and will continue to reverberate through the industry, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). Maritime shipping volumes grew just 2.7% to 11 billion tons last year, UNCTAD said in its annual review of the maritime industry, …

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