From 22 to 28 May 2020, the annual session of the Chinese Parliament – the General People’s Congress – was held in Beijing, postponed due to the COVID-19 epidemic from the traditional March deadline.
Category: Maritime Bulletin
Ports investments can boost the Europe’s future economy
In order to revive the Central and Eastern European economy, it is crucial to reduce the risk for the implementation of investment projects related to the improvement of seaport infrastructure.
Polish seaports capacity in times of Covid19
Regardless of pandemic Polish seaports transshipment are at a good and safe level. In Poland the beginning of this year proved to be record-breaking for grain transshipments.
Port resilience to COVID-19 economic effects
In spite of the fact that the recovery in China is seen, the tensions in Eurasian supply chains are not yet over. According to analysts, the rebound in trade in China will lead to a sudden increase in the number of containers and temporary shortages of ship capacity. At present, it is Europe that is […]
Eurasian supply chains in times of COVID-19
The current conditions for Eurasian transport are extremely stressful. According to analyses of leading international institutions, this article attempts to diagnose the current impact of the pandemic on the disruption of supply chains in European ports, including those of Central and Eastern Europe.
Intelligent growth of shipping in China
China will make breakthroughs on the key technologies of intelligent shipping and become a global intelligent shipping development and innovation centre by 2025.
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.