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EU Green Deal: Reducing shipping emissions in the sportlight

EU green deal

On December 11, 2019, the European Commission published the official communication introducing the new European Green Deal, an agreement released after the institution declared climate emergency at the end of November.

The purpose of this agreement is to achieve carbon neutrality on the European continent by 2050, and various measures and fields of action aimed at making this possible are detailed. In the words of President Úrsula von der Leyen: “The European Green Deal is our new growth strategy; we believe in a growth that provides more than it consumes. It shows how to transform our way of living and […]

The role played by IATA agents in air freight

The role played by IATA agents in air freight

Although maritime transport is the predominant mode of shipping goods internationally, in certain cases the process requires the combination of several types of transport, i.e. it requires intermodal or multimodal transport services.

Air transport of goods provides a higher speed than that provided by other shipping alternatives and is sometimes a necessary step to ensure the correct shipment of goods.

Air freight: freight forwarder, freight agent and IATA agent

Three key figures can be mentioned in the air transport of goods: the freight forwarder, the freight agent, and the IATA agent.

A freight forwarder is responsible for […]

Freight forwarders as sustainability advisors in the supply chain

freight forwarders sustainability advisors

In its January 9 issue, Diario del Puerto featured the milestones hit by EccoFreight during the last year and the challenges ahead.

With sustainability in the spotlight of the logistics sector, many of the companies that take part in the supply chain have decided to look for a less polluting alternative in logistics management, thinking of freight forwarders as sustainability advisors in the supply chain.

Ever since it was founded in 2014, EccoFreight has focused its freight forwarding services on the assessment and reduction of the carbon footprint of its customers’ logistics operations.

In more than five years, the firm […]

European Parliament declares climate emergency with aviation and maritime transport in the spotlight

european parliament declares climate emergency

The European Parliament declared climate emergency in a resolution adopted with 429 votes at the end of November.

In a detailed resolution that can be found on its official website, the EP highlights several key points to be addressed on the road to decarbonization, with maritime transport being one of the focuses of this agreement.

EC to promote initiatives to limit warming to 1.5°C

The European Parliament reminds the EC of the need to align its proposals with the objective of limiting warming to 1.5°C. As published by the IPCC in its Special Report […]

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