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.
Kategoria: Maritime Bulletin
New direct shuttle train from Koper to Bratislava
The service runs twice a week in both directions.
IMHA – advice for shipping companies on the new type of coronavirus in China
Ships and trains arriving from China are being under controll as the nations are taking steps to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus that was created in the world’s second largest economy.
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 was held within the World Maritime Day in Poland. The legendary festival of the United Nations for the first time in history was celebrated in Poland, in the Baltic Sea and CEEC region. The meeting of „16+1” format also took place within the event.
Towards a better quality of employment for highly qualified women in the maritime industry
Despite the fact that the maritime industry remains one of the most important sources of employment and income, it does not create enough jobs for women. The problem of low employment of women in the maritime sector is a paradoxical phenomenon as it affects women with a very high qualifications. The challenge is investing in better quality futuristic profession
Shipping is key to achieve economic growth in the Central and Eastern Europe and China
Shipping in the 17 + 1 countries for the sake of being an important source of employment and income has always been the key to achieving prosperity and economic growth. In rapidly developing countries, investment in human capital plays a key role in economic development. The current changes and the growing importance of the Polish maritime economy create new perspectives for women in the maritime industry.
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.
The role of women in fisheries in the Mediterranean and Black Sea
The 17+1 format seek the opportunity to improve working conditions and promote the role of women in the fisheries sector and aquaculture. In 2019, the issues of professional activation in the maritime sector gain in importance. This report sheds a light on women’s presence in catching, aquaculture, processing, and fisheries-related activities which had not been well documented so far, particularly in the Mediterranean and Black Sea basins.
WISTA: Diversity key to unlocking maritime sustainability
In a modern, well-functioning society diversity is an accepted norm. People of different genders, ages, beliefs and cultures mix, giving broad perspectives and enriching understanding. Everybody benefits from that. In shipping, although the numbers are very old, we know that only around 2% of seafarers are women, with no clear idea of how gender plays out in land-based and support roles and sectors – says Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou – president of WISTA.