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IMO takes a stance on global sulphur cap and GHG emissions

IMO takes a stance on global sulphur cap and GHG emissions

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has decided to impose a global 0.5% sulphur cap on ships' fuel on-board, effective as of January 1st, 2020.

Latvian-German MoU on rail-attracting Chinese cargo

Latvian-German MoU on rail-attracting Chinese cargo

LDZ Logistics, a subsidiary of Latvian Railways, and Duisport have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on jointly attracting China-Scandinavia freight via Riga.

Polish LNG cluster nearer and nearer

Polish LNG cluster nearer and nearer

During the GoLNG Polska! Seminar, organised on October 18th by the Motus Foundation, key Polish companies associated with Liquefied Natural Gas made a decision of establishing a country's LNG cluster.

Re-routings in Tallink's network

Re-routings in Tallink's network

In December, the ferry operator will move the Baltic Queen ferry onto the Tallinn-Stockholm service, while Romantika will be deployed on the Stockholm-Riga link.

Latvian Railways' hydrogen-powered loco

Latvian Railways' hydrogen-powered loco

On August 11th, Latvian Railways, CZ Loko, and Ballard Power Systems signed a MoU for producing a hydrogen-fuelled unit by rebuilding the diesel loco ČME3.

The New Silk Road to expand towards Latvia

The New Silk Road to expand towards Latvia

The heads of the Latvian Railways and China Railway have signed a letter of intent foreseeing the set-up of a regular train service between Latvia and China.

Baltic NECA application submitted

Baltic NECA application submitted

The HELCOM countries have submitted their application to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for the designation of the Baltic Sea as a NOx Emission Control Area (NECA).

TOC Europe - conference preview

TOC Europe - conference preview

The Container Supply Chain Conference (part of TOC Europe) returns to Hamburg for its 40th year at a pivotal and potentially transformative time for global container supply chains, logistics, shipping and landside operations. 

LSC's new tanker

LSC's new tanker

LSC Shipmanagement (LSCSM), a subsidiary of the Riga-based Latvian Shipping Company, took under its full technical management the newly built Elandra Palm oil and chemical carrier.

More departures on Stena Line's two Baltic crossings

More departures on Stena Line's two Baltic crossings

Responding to increased freight demand, the Swedish ferry company will increase the number of sailings on its Gdynia-Kalskrona as well as Nynäshamn-Ventspils ro-pax services.

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Grain & Maritime Days

Grain & Maritime Days

23-27 May 2017 • UA/Odessa

Digital Ship Maritime Big Data Forum

Digital Ship Maritime Big Data Forum

30 May 2017 • NO/Oslo

Maritime Day

Maritime Day

1 June 2017 • FI/Mariehamn

ESPO 2017 Annual Conference

ESPO 2017 Annual Conference

1-2 June 2017 • ES/Barcelona

UniMerchants Grain Academy

UniMerchants Grain Academy

1-2 June 2017 • PL/Gdynia

SIL 2017

SIL 2017

6-8 June 2017 • ES/Barcelona 

European Environmental Ports Conference 2017

European Environmental Ports Conference 2017

7-8 June 2017 • BE/Antwerp

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