Predictable and efficient logistics ensure precise customer deliveries and are essential for logistics giant DHL. The stability and predictability of Color Line is why DHL has replaced asphalt with the sea route from Kiel to Oslo. It’s almost 09 a.m., and DHL is at the loading point in Hamburg. The cargo consists of postal items for Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL). At 10 a.m., the… Read More »The Highway between Europe and Norway
DFDS announced a new Tilbury – Calais ferry service. The unaccompanied freight service began in late June and replaced the current service from Calais to Sheerness. The new driverless freight ferry service further cements Tilbury’s position as the gateway to Europe. It supports their focus on achieving Net Zero by helping to remove trucks from the UK’s congested road networks. The new service started in… Read More »DFDS with new freight service from Tilbury to Calais
The innovation hub in Kristiansand, organized by the Shortsea Promotion Centre and the Norwegian Ports Association on August 30, marks this event’s third anniversary. Sixty participants heard from leading players who each influence their industries by challenging established mindsets. The participants witnessed a live demo showcasing how an operator controlled various machines across different locations from a centralized control unit – The future is now!… Read More »“It’s a wrap” for this year’s edition of The Innovation Hub
The Hellenic Shortsea Shipowners Association welcomes the historic agreement which revises the IMO Greenhouse Gas Strategy gradually, aiming for zero GHG emissions from international shipping by 2050, as well as the ambitious goal of using alternative fuels at a rate of 10% by 2030. In order to achieve the relevant goals, it is essential for HSSA to highlight that similar initiatives are required in the… Read More »2023 ΙΜΟ Greenhouse Strategy on track, but insufficient
European shipowners welcome the agreement on the Basel III rules reached between the European Parliament and the Council yesterday that gives explicit recognition to ship finance. The new rules will allow banks to apply preferential treatment to shipping portfolios on specialised lending when calculating risk weights and ultimately their capital requirements. As a result, the new law will enable banks to finance at a competitive price. This… Read More »Basel III Rules: Recognition of ship finance positive, but further action is needed
European shortsea shipping sector faces both challenges and opportunities in the current market scenario. On the one hand, the sector has to deal with a significant reduction in demand for traditional trade routes due to the pandemic and Russia Ukrainian war. On the other hand, there is an increased focus on the importance of sustainable shipping methods, which puts shortsea shipping at an advantage. One… Read More »Shortsea Shipping Challenges and Opportunities
Following the event “Short Sea Shipping: Challenges and Opportunities towards 2027” held in Naples on the 29th of September 2022 in the framework of the Naples Shipping Week 2022, the Public consultation is officially open. Any contributions on the Paper has to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org stating your organization and your contacts within the 31.10.2022 After the conclusion of the Public consultation, the ESN Paper will be finalized before being shared with the competent EU institutions.
The program of work of the 2022 Italian Presidency of the European Shortsea Network (ESN) is focused on promoting a debate on the decarbonization and digitalization processes of the transport and logistics system, on the evolution of the geopolitical scenarios in Europe and the Mediterranean area, revitalizing the discussions on the future of Short Sea Shipping outlining its role in the framework of the targets… Read More »Short Sea Shipping: Challenges and Opportunities towards 2027