Interview: World Ocean Council President, Paul Holthus, on Sustainable Development in Shipping

Gibraltar Shipping is Gibraltar’s premier maritime portal, featuring key interviews, updates and news. This story is republished with permission.  Interview by Paul González-Morgan, Editor of Gibraltar Shipping Paul Holthus is the Founding President & CEO of the World Ocean Council (WOC), a non-profit organisation responsible for industry leadership and … [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...]

Vessel Information Sharing Can Save Fuel

The following article originally appeared on, a resource of the National Maritime Domain Awareness Coordination Office, which is responsible for coordinating efforts within the U.S. government to promote the safety and security of the global maritime domain. The Creating Climate Wealth Summit took place May 3-4, 2011 at the Nationals Park Conference Center in … [Read more...]

Global shipping leaders call for action to create sustainable industry

Forum for the Future's Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI) brings together some of the biggest names in the maritime sector to plan how it can contribute to – and thrive in – a sustainable future.  Members include: ABN Amro, BP Shipping, Cargill, DSME, Gearbulk, IMC, Lloyd's Register, Maersk Line, Morgan Stanley, Rio Tinto Marine, RSA, Tsakos Energy Navigation, … [Read more...]