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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.
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 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
New antitrust amendments to the U.S. Shipping Act
11 Mar 2019
Written by Anila Premti Article No 31 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°81 - First Quarter 2019]
Special publication marks 50 years of UNCTAD work on shipping
23 Nov 2018
It’s been 50 years since UNCTAD turned its analytical gaze to maritime transport and its role in trade and development: a new work considers what the past can say about the future.
Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biodiversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction: Recent legal developments
29 Oct 2018
Written by Anila Premti Article No. 25 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°80 - Fourth Quarter 2018]
Shipping industry still weighed down by overcapacity
25 Oct 2017
Global demand for maritime shipping picked up last year, but the pace was still below the historical 3 per cent average and continued to lag behind supply, keeping freight rates and earnings low in most segments, a new UNCTAD report says.
Seaborne shipping grows at slowest pace since 2009, future remains uncertain
7 Nov 2016
Seaborne shipments passed 10 billion tons for the first time ever in 2015, up 2.1 per cent from 9.8 billion tons the year before, the UNCTAD Review of Maritime Transport 2016 says, noting that this is the slowest pace of growth in the industry since 2009 and that future growth looks uncertain.
Maritime transport and climate policy at a critical juncture, UNCTAD Report says
14 Oct 2015
As the global community commits to the new Sustainable Development Goals and gears up for a new international climate policy agreement, the UNCTAD Review of Maritime Transport 2015 highlights the role of freight transport, including maritime transport, in addressing the global sustainability and resilience agenda.