The latest session of the International Maritime Organisation on greenhouse gas emissions took place in October 2017. This set out the outline of a strategy on reducing GHGs from ships and presented a number of options. The paper will be discussed further at the next round of IMO talks in April 2018. The key points are highlighted below: (more…)
Bruges, 23 November, European Shippers’ Council together with the College of Europe held their international conference “The Belt and Road Initiative: EU-China Logistics and Supply Chain”. (more…)
One of the highlights of the Digital Transport Days in Tallinn in November 2017 was the speech of Mr Henrik Hololei , Director General of DG MOVE and the organiser of the DTDs . In a very dynamic way he outlined the effects, both negative and positive, of digitalisation within the wider framework of societies. (more…)
Shippers in Europe and other parts of the world have frequently expressed concerns about the direction of travel of the container shipping industry towards ever-larger vessels, a dwindling number of independent operators and the rise of alliances.
As a means to address some of these issues, shippers have called for a greater degree of cooperation between partners in the supply chain to openly discuss concerns and address challenges. (more…)
In one of the subprojects of CORE, a freight forwarder is developing a Visibility Tool to adapt security controls in real time from pick-up to delivery, conducting a review of the risks of all security incidents on a route. Should this tool be of your initial interest, please fill in the following survey: https://es.surveymonkey.com/r/6PZBNQQ .
The expected outputs of the tool are: (more…)
ESC’s French member, AUTF (Association des Utilisateurs de Transport de Fret), organises its next Airfreight Council in Paris on the 8th of December, 2017. It takes place at Charles De Gaulle airport, starting at 10.30 with a visit followed by lunch.In the afternoon IATA will present (more…)
During the Intermodal 2017 Conference that will take place in Amsterdam on the 28th – 30th of November, ESC together with SEACON and TNO will present the CORE project during the ESC Forum session. (more…)