For the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), the establishment of the Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation in August this year was yet another milestone in enhancing Singapore’s status as an international shipping hub.
The biggest global reduction in sulphur content for marine fuels has now come into force (from the 1st January 2020). Shipping companies will need to axe sulphur emissions by around 85%m and with this in mind, what could these new limits mean for trade, freight forwarding prices and the global economy? TFG investigates.
Europe is a large and attractive market for commodities, heavily dominated by Russian exporters, or at least it was, until Donald Trump stepped into power. His promise to supply Eastern… read more →