Vienna, 16-19 April 2018, the Logistics Emissions Accounting and Reduction Network (LEARN) project participated at the Transport Research Arena 2018 (TRA 2018). The event focused on three key areas related to transport: digitalisation, decarbonisation, and future mobility landscape. (more…)
A new freight train service has been launched from Tangshan (150 km from Beijing) to Belgium. A train carrying 41 containers of local products, such as kaoline and yeast, departed around noon Thursday from Jingtang Port District in the city of Tangshan, marking the inauguration of the service. (more…)
Brussels, 11 April 2018, the European Shippers’ Council together with CLECAT held the Final CORE Event ‘The Supply Chain Unchained’. Fostering the data pipeline has been at the centre of the CORE project. (more…)
The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has adopted a highly anticipated climate change strategy for shipping. The strategy focuses on the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from ships, setting out a vision to reduce GHG emissions from international shipping and phase them out as soon as possible in this century. (more…)
Ahead of the IMO meetings last week, the International Transport Forum of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development issued a report ‘Decarbonising Maritime Transport. Pathways to zero-carbon shipping by 2035’. (more…)
Negotiations are progressing on the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) post 2020. This framework will provide the budget for the eight years to come as from 2021. The process is extremely complicated as all Member States must agree on this framework.
Chris Welsh MBE, director of global and European policy at the Freight Transport Association and the Secretary General of the Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) will be retiring at the end of May 2018. (more…)