Today, Thursday September 26, we celebrate World Maritime Day, held the fourth Thursday of September every year. Do you want to know what is the origin of this date, what is the theme of World Maritime Day 2019 and many other details? We’ll tell you about it below.
Currently, maritime transport moves 90% of international trade, and is therefore of vital importance for the development of the global economy. But not only now; shipping has always played a key role in history, making new discoveries possible and allowing any product to be enjoyed anywhere in the world.
As one of the world’s largest industries, shipping plays a key role in the path towards decarbonization. Greenhouse gas emissions from the sector account for 2.5% of the total emissions released into the atmosphere, and many regulations have emerged and continue to emerge in order to reduce this impact and its environmental consequences. If you want to discover what you need to know about IMO 2020 keep reading.
One of these regulations is the global limit imposed by the IMO on the sulphur content of fuel used for maritime transport. On January […]
With sustainability in the spotlight of the logistics industry and increasing regulations urging different actors in the sector to take measures for decarbonization, alternative fuels such as LNG are beginning to make their way into freight transport.
LNG as a sustainable shipping fuel
LNG or liquefied natural gas has gained special prominence as an alternative fuel in recent years. In 2018 the registration of gas vehicles in Spain increased by 146%, manufactured mainly by companies such as Iveco, Volkswagen and Seat.
But not only road transport is opening up to the use of LNG as a […]
One of the most common modes of shipping is dry cargo transport, which covers a wide range of different goods that are transported in shipping containers.
Dry cargo and general cargo do not usually require excessively special treatment: these are goods of a very diverse nature, from materials such as wood and concrete, minerals, as well as chemicals, medical devices, parcels, palletized shipments, and foods that do not require refrigeration, such as grains and cereals.
Food transport – dry and reefer cargo
There is a wide range of food products that do not require refrigeration for transport, such as […]