Topic: Shipping

KVNR: Concerns about vaccinating seafarers

If seafarers are not vaccinated in good time, problems may arise with relieving people at sea, warns the Royal Association of Netherlands Shipowners (KNVR). The association fears possible measures by, for example, airlines and countries,...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

‘Shortage of container ships is untenable’

The shortage of container ships in the shipping industry and, as a result, of containers in Europe has become untenable, according to Evofenedex, a logistics trade association. The shortage creates unsafe situations and congestion in...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Covid-19 drives up ship operating costs

Vessel operating costs have risen at their fastest pace in over a decade this year due to higher insurance cover premiums and Covid-19 related expenses. Yet, they are expected to moderate in subsequent years as...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk