Sulfur will be cut drastically from global shipping transport fuels in 2020, in a move that should reduce some forms of air pollution, and may help towards tackling the climate emergency — but which could also lead to a rise in the price of flights.
Singapore is pushing the shipping industry to use cleaner fuels such as liquefied natural gas (LNG) in a bid to reduce the city state’s carbon emissions, the Maritime and Port Authority’s (MPA) chief said on Friday.
Iranian authorities said a first shipping service to Qatar is ready to start in the coming days amid efforts to bolster trade ties with the Persian Gulf country which has suffered from a blockade by neighboring Arab states.
Representatives of an Indian and an Iranian firm arrived in Kabul on Tuesday to negotiate with Afghan officials over a possible investment in the newly-established shipping industry of Afghanistan, said officials.
Amazon.com Inc. said on Monday it would offer free shipping with no purchase minimum for the first time this holiday season, heating up the competition with Walmart Inc. and other rivals vying for customers’ Christmas shopping sprees.
The imposition of new sanctions on Iran may negatively affect cooperation between Kazakhstan's National Maritime Shipping Company Kazmortransflot LLP (KMTF) with Iranian companies, which in turn may affect the total volume of the company's cargo transportation in the Caspian Sea, a source in KMTF told Trend News Agency.