Maersk deploys EEE vessel from Rotterdam to Shanghai in world’s largest maritime biofuel pilot

A group of Dutch multinationals – FrieslandCampina, Heineken, Philips, DSM, Shell and Unilever – all members of the Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition (DSGC), are joining forces with Maersk on a landmark biofuel-powered voyage from Europe to China. The pilot, using up to 20% sustainable...

Uber Freight launches in Europe

Announcement of Port of Rotterdam: 

Since launching in the U.S. two years ago, Uber Freight has worked to revitalize the trucking industry and bring new opportunities to the entire logistics ecosystem. The Uber Freight app connects trucking companies of any size with loads to haul, giving drivers upfront pricing, fast payment and the ability to book a load with the touch of a button. Uber Freight also unlocks opportunity for shippers, providing access to a vast network of reliable carriers as...

Workers weld entrance gates together in protest as Croatia’s largest shipyard edges closer to bankruptcy

Workers at the Uljanik shipyard in the north of Croatia went on strike again yesterday, albeit they did not down tools per se. Indeed, in the long running feud to stave off bankruptcy, the shipbuilders used yard tools yesterday to weld two of the three gate entrances to the yard together. “We are...

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