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international shipping rates

Container Shipping Rates Have Never Been Higher

International container shipping rates have been rising rapidly. Causes include the recovery from COVID, fiscal stimulus and blockages in supply chains. Rates seem unlikely to fall before next year.

energy efficiency

Revision of Energy Efficiency Policy

Proposals have been published for the revision of national regulations under the EU’s Energy Efficiency Directive to cover 2021 to 2030. There are important issues for the transport sector that require attention.

Suez Disruption Shows Need to Review Supply Chains

The Suez Canal blockage highlights the need to review key supply lines as this is not the only time such problems have arisen. Other countries are reacting and Ireland must also.

containers in port

Ships and Cargo are Getting Smarter

Ships and cargo are getting smarter with more automation and better tracking reducing losses, damage and incidental costs.

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