A new shipping line between Iran and Syria is already causing tensions in the Middle East, yet could be a lifeline for both sanction-hit countries. Heidi Vella profiles the new agreement and potential risks for stoking geopolitical tensions.
In February, shipping sustainability ratings firm RightShip unveiled its new Safety Score index and updated Greenhouse Gas Emissions monitoring platform. We speak to the company’s sustainability manager Kris Fumberger about the sectors’ decarbonisation conundrum and where he sees the market heading.
As attacks by West African pirates reach new high levels, global leaders have come together to tackle the problem, while the US also sees a landmark conviction against Somali pirates. In partnership with OceanusLive, Ship-technology.com covers the latest incidences and the international response to piracy.