Read more in the Report: Development's trump in BTJ 6/2016
The industry is expecting the introduction of a global 0.5% sulphur cap in 2020, bringing about the same challenges and fears Northern Europe and North America had to tackle, but this time on a worldwide scale.
Read more in: The 0.5% global sulphur cap in BTJ 5/2016
I am concerned that a lack of emphasis on the safe handling of dangerous goods, epitomised by the dramatic explosion in the Chinese Port of Tianjin last year, is leading to increased risk in global trade.
Read more in: Explosion & fire risk in BTJ 5/2016
The last award goes to Erik Thun AB and KG Jebsen Cement for deploying Greenland, the world's first dry bulk carrier running on Liquefied Natural Gas.
The next award goes to Skangas for launching Finland's first Liquefied Natural Gas terminal in the Port of Pori.
The next award goes to Yilport for taking over container, dry bulk, other general cargo, rail, and warehouse box freight services in Gävle port's terminals.
The prime ministers of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania re-endorsed the project in question by signing the so-called Rail Baltica Agreement.
The next award goes to CRIST for delivering Zourite, what's said to be the world's biggest crane barge, equipped with two 30-metre wide gantries, each able to lift 2,400 tonnes.
The next award goes to the Ports of Stockholm for giving rise to the brand-new Värtahamnen, a five-quay 85,000 m2 big ferry terminal in the heart of Sweden's capital.
The next award goes to Scandlines for renewing its fleet with the brand-new hybrid diesel-electric Berlin and Copenhagen, the two most energy-efficient seagoing ferries in the world.
The first award goes to Deepwater Container Terminal Gdańsk for doubling its handling capacity up to 3.0 mln TEU per year by setting up T2 berth.
The new monthly service, focused on break-bulk but also open for other general cargo such as containers or project, has been jointly introduced by Spliethoff and its subsidiary Transfennica.