Thursday, October 3, 2019
container shipping
Maritime News

BIMCO Proposes Slow-Steaming Alternative to IMO

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Shipping association Bimco has submitted a new proposal on regulating ships’ power to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) working group. The move is a...

October 3, 2019
Total Views: 51

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
container shipping
Maritime News

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...

August 27, 2019
Total Views: 8

Thursday, June 6, 2019
container shipping
Maritime News

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...

June 6, 2019
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
ship emissions
Maritime News

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...

May 1, 2019
Total Views: 93

Monday, March 18, 2019
container ship
Maritime News

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...

March 18, 2019
Total Views: 67

Friday, October 26, 2018
container shipping
Maritime News

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 &...

October 26, 2018
Total Views: 54

Friday, July 13, 2018
cargo ships underway

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...

July 13, 2018
Total Views: 50

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...

March 31, 2016
Total Views: 38

Friday, October 9, 2015
containership at sea
Maritime News

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....

October 9, 2015
Total Views: 10