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IRISL Managing Director: Shipping operations grew by 43%

IRISL Managing Director: Shipping operations grew by 43%

Managing Director of the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Line Group: The shipping transport operation of the Islamic Republic of Iran has increased by 43% compared to last year.
In the ceremony for the commemoration of the World Maritime Day, Mohammad Reza Modarres Khiabani pointed out that the shipping group of the Islamic Republic of Iran is responsible for supporting the country's production ...

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Crew Vaccinations and Change Statistics Continue Positive Trends

Crew Vaccinations and Change Statistics Continue Positive Trends

The challenges facing seafarers that have dominated the headlines for the past 18 months are continuing to stabilize and show slight signs of improvement according to the latest monthly update on the Neptune Declaration Crew Change Indicator.   The data compiled from the largest ship managers shows a positive trend for the issues of crew change while vaccination rates among seafarers appear ...

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World Maritime Day Ceremony to be held on Oct. 12 in Tehran

World Maritime Day Ceremony to be held on Oct. 12 in Tehran

Director General of seafarers Affairs, specialized and international organizations of PMO: The World Maritime Day Ceremony, highlighting "Seafarers: At the core of shipping’s future" will be hosted by the Ports and maritime Organization in Tehran in accordance with full observance of health protocols.
Referring to the history of World Maritime Day, Ali Akbar Marzban said: The International ...

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Top Global Firms Call for Zero Emissions Shipping by 2050

Top Global Firms Call for Zero Emissions Shipping by 2050

More than 150 leading companies and organizations including oil majors and port authorities on Wednesday called for the global shipping industry to be fully decarbonized by 2050
More than 150 leading companies and organizations including oil majors and port authorities on Wednesday called for the global shipping industry to be fully decarbonized by 2050, urging governments to step up action ...

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Transatlantic Container Shipping Spot Rates Jump 210%

Transatlantic Container Shipping Spot Rates Jump 210%

For almost three months now, the spot freight rate for containerized goods shipped by sea from North Europe to the U.S. East Coast has been 210% higher than last year. For almost three months now, the spot freight rate for containerized goods shipped by sea from North Europe to the U.S. East Coast has been 210% higher than last year (July 1 – September 23), according to shipping organization ...

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Iran becomes the vice chairman of IMO’s TC for the 3rd consecutive year

Iran becomes the vice chairman of IMO’s TC for the 3rd consecutive year

Iran's Permanent Representative to the International Maritime Organization was elected by a decisive majority of IMO member countries for the third consecutive year as Vice-Chairman of the Technical Cooperation Committee for the year 2022.   In a meeting held virtually at the headquarters of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London, Mandana Mansoorian; The Deputy Ambassador of ...

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22% growth in imports of basic commodities in the last 6 months

22% growth in imports of basic commodities in the last 6 months

The head of the Department of Basic commodities and Bulk of Imam Khomeini Port Complex: During the first half of this year (Iranian Calendar), 8 million 400 thousand tons of basic commodities entered the port of Imam Khomeini transported by 150 ocean-going ships.
Mahmoud Hosseinzadeh stated: During the first half of this year (Iranian Calendar), about 8 million and 400 thousand tons of basic ...

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10 Ways to Cut Shipping's Emissions Today

10 Ways to Cut Shipping's Emissions Today

In the middle of this summer’s shocking fires and floods came the grimmest climate science report yet from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, warning of a “code red for humanity” as our use of fossil fuels continues to drive up global temperatures.
To keep below the threshold of 1.5 degrees C of warming – the goal of the Paris climate agreement ...

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Boost in direct transport of basic commodities from Chabahar port

Boost in direct transport of basic commodities from Chabahar port

Director General of Ports and Maritime of Sistan and Baluchestan: in Chabahar port in average, 580 trucks a day, transport basic commodities directly from ships to the destinations in the country.
Regarding the clearance of basic commodities from Chabahar port with transportation from the ship to designated destinations, Behrouz Aghaei stated: In line with the extensive planning in the Ports ...

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