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  • January 14, 2021 Ocean Carriers Battle the Covid Cargo Crunch
    Washington, D.C., 14 January 2021 - The unparalleled disruptions to the international supply chain experienced over the last year are not caused by one party in the chain; they are the result of sudden and radical changes to the demand for goods due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Industry analysts, observers and participants agree on that. To get through this time and stabilize supply chains all parties need to work together, taking a constructive approach rather than assigning blame.
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  • December 10, 2020 Assessing the COVID Cargo Crunch

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  • December 7, 2020 World Shipping Council Names New Managing Director - Asia
    Washington, December 7, 2020 - The World Shipping Council (WSC) is pleased to announce that effective 1 January 2021, Mr. Kenneth Chia will join WSC as its new Managing Director - Asia, based in Singapore.
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  • November 24, 2020 World Shipping Council Board elects new Chairmen and welcomes two new members

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  • November 20, 2020 Shipping industry welcomes IMO decision to give further consideration to USD 5 billion fund to accelerate decarbonisation
    November 20, 2020 - The UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) has given initial consideration to an innovative proposal from the global shipping industry to collectively provide USD 5 billion to accelerate R&D to support its decarbonisation. Read the full release here: /press-room/JointSponsors_IMRB_Outcome_Statement.pdf
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  • November 16, 2020 Shipping industry urges Governments to take forward USD 5 billion proposal to accelerate the decarbonisation of maritime transport
    As governments come together at the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) to consider important next steps to decarbonise maritime transport, the global shipping industry urgently calls on them to take forward its proposal for an industry-financed, USD 5 billion research and development programme, to catalyse the transformation of the industry from dependence on fossil fuels to operating with zero-carbon energy sources. Read the full article here: https://www.worldshipping.org/pressroom/news-archive
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  • October 26, 2020 World Shipping Council urges IMO member states to take concrete action
    Washington, October 26, 2020 - Amid the criticism of the results of the IMO intercessional GHG working group, the World Shipping Council urges member states to not lose sight of the ultimate goal of decarbonising shipping. A detailed proposal to get us there lies ready for MEPC 75.
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