“Sustainable Development” Chosen as Theme for World Maritime Day 2013

The International Maritime Organization today said that it has selected "Sustainable Development:  IMO's contribution beyond Rio+20” as the theme for World Maritime Day 2013. The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, or Rio+20, is to be held in Rio de Janeiro from June 20-22 and is expected to be the largest event in the history of the United Nations.  … [Read more...]

Shipowners Stress Their Role in Delivering Green Growth

Today in Rio de Janeiro at a high level ‘Oceans Day' event during the United Nations ‘Rio+20' Summit on Sustainable Development, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) presented the views of the world's merchant shipowners on delivering green growth. On behalf of ICS, the principal international trade association for shipowners, representing over 80% of the … [Read more...]