Thursday, October 3, 2019
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
France’s Macron Says Slow-Steaming Needed to Tackle Climate Change
By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – President Emmanuel Macron chose this week’s G7 summit to reaffirm France’s commitment to slow-steaming as the best tool to tackle climate change. Mr Macron’s...
Thursday, June 6, 2019
ABS In Favor of Reducing Speed to Achieve Low Carbon Targets
By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – Shipping must pay the price today for tomorrow’s sustainability as a push to cleaner supply chains is seeing shippers reconsider their best routes to...
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
IMO Urged to Consider Mandatory Speed Limits for Ships
An open letter signed by more than 100 shipping companies and environmental organizations is urging the International Maritime Organization to impose mandatory speed limits for ships as a way to...
Monday, March 18, 2019
Warning to Shippers: Expect More Slow Steaming, Transshipment After IMO 2020
By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Analysts predict that the impact of IMO 2020 will mean slower ships and more transhipment. This would be a further blow to shippers who...
Friday, October 26, 2018
Environmental Group Proposes Speed Limits for Ships to IMO
By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – Mandatory speed limits could be shipping lines’ best hope of achieving the IMO’s 2030 emissions reduction targets. Shipping officer for lobby group Transport &...
Friday, July 13, 2018
IMO’s 2020 Sulphur Cap Seen Ushering In New Era of Slow-Steaming
By Alex Longley, Firat Kayakiran and Irene García Pérez (Bloomberg) — If you happen to be at the beach this summer, make a mental note of any giant freighters crossing...
Thursday, March 31, 2016
Slow-Steaming Still Cheaper Despite Record Low Bunker Prices
By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Following Korean carrier Hanjin offering express container shipping services on two major tradelanes, industry analyst Alphaliner has questioned the viability of abandoning slow-steaming. It...
Friday, October 9, 2015
Demand for Faster Transit Times Could Signal an End to Era of Slow-Steaming
By Mike Wackett, The Loadstar The era of global slow-steaming by container lines could be about to end with the recent announcement of improved transit times on select services....
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