International Maritime and Transport LawDisplaying results 1 - 10 of 45
UNCTAD set to support countries under new landmark treaty on high seas
3 Apr 2023
The agreement is a milestone towards making all ocean economic activities more sustainable, less harmful and beneficial to all.
Maritime supply chains need urgent investment to boost resilience to future crises
29 Nov 2022
UNCTAD's Review of Maritime Transport 2022 warns that maritime transport and logistics require greater investment in infrastructure and sustainability to weather future storms.
United Nations bodies call for further action to end seafarer crisis
28 Feb 2022
As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, new challenges and variants of concern like Omicron threaten to worsen the plight of the world’s seafarers, who play a vital role in global trade.
Leading the push for a sustainable ocean economy
22 Jun 2021
Policymakers and experts call on UNCTAD to play a leading role in research, finance and technical assistance to conserve and sustainably use the ocean, seas and marine resources.
Climate change impacts on seaports: A growing threat to sustainable trade and development
4 Jun 2021
Written by Regina Asariotis, Article No. 75 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°90 - Second Quarter 2021]
Facilitating crew changes and repatriation of seafarers during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond
2 Mar 2021
Written by Anila Premti and Regina Asariotis, Article No. 72 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°89 - First Quarter 2021]
Mauritius oil spill puts spotlight on ship pollution
19 Aug 2020
Small island nations face an existential and developmental threat from ship-source pollution endangering their vulnerable marine ecosystems and ocean economies. An effective international legal regime can help.
Mauritius oil spill highlights importance of adopting latest international legal instruments in the field
14 Aug 2020
Written by Regina Asariotis and Anila Premti, UNCTAD, Article No. 58 of UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°87 - Third Quarter 2020
COVID-19 offers opportunity to save our ocean
8 Jun 2020
The increasingly unsustainable use of marine resources for economic activities has hurt the health of our oceans, seas and coasts. Governments and businesses have the opportunity to turn the tide and make blue economy sectors more "green" in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.