China will make breakthroughs on the key technologies of intelligent shipping and become a global intelligent shipping development and innovation centre by 2025.
Category: Maritime Bulletin
Gdansk and Piraeus most dynamic container ports in Europe
In 2019 the ports of Gdansk and Piraeus handled over 2.07 million TEU and around 5.7 million TEU respectively.
Seaport Authority Szczecin Świnoujście (ZPMSiŚ) is looking for investors
According to the plans, the deep-water container terminal is to enable access to the largest container ships that are able to sail on the Baltic Sea.
New direct shuttle train from Koper to Bratislava
The service runs twice a week in both directions.
Advice for shipping companies on the new type of coronavirus COVID19
17+1 Secretariat continues to work remotly despite coronavirus COVID19, that spread across the whole world. The maritime sector has a key role to play in overcoming the crisis. We must support and encourage all staff working in transport.
China become a green shipping leader
The Chinese government’s latest five-year plan aims to “put into effect the philosophy of innovative, coordinated, green, open, and shared development”. Chinese authorities clearly recognise the need to “open up” in order to integrate into the world economy in the field of green shipping.
Photo album: World Maritime Day in Poland
The Coordinating Secretariat for Maritime Issues “17 + 1” has released an album summarizing the debates on the global challenges facing the maritime economy which were held within the World Maritime Day in Poland.
Towards a better quality of employment for highly qualified women in the maritime industry
The problem of low employment of women in the maritime sector mostly affects women with very high qualifications.
Shipping is key to achieve economic growth in the Central and Eastern Europe and China
In recent years, the growth of the world economy and international trade in goods has fueled the demand for maritime transport services.
A key partnership to empower port women
25 women from 17 developing countries took part in the two-week “Women in Port Management” course, hosted in Le Havre, France (24 June – 5 July). The course covered lectures on port management, port security, marine environment, facilitation of maritime traffic, marketing, port logistics and other topics.