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War in Ukraine raises global shipping costs, stifles trade
28 Jun 2022
Container shipping and global value chains have been disrupted and many countries have had to look further afield for suppliers of oil, gas and grain.
Why and how to measure international transport costs
22 Dec 2020
Written by Nour Barnat, Jennifer Brown, David Cristallo, Goran Dominioni, Dominik Englert, Ronald Apriliyanto Halim, Jan Hoffmann, Onno Hoffmeister, Nicholas-Joseph Lazarou, and Wendela Schim Van Der Loeff, Article No. 69 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°89 - First Quarter 2021]
Sail cargo: Charting a new path for emission-free shipping?
5 Nov 2020
Written by Christiaan De Beukelaer, Article No. 65 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°88 - Fourth Quarter 2020]
Decarbonizing Shipping: What role for flag states?
24 Mar 2020
Written Jan Hoffmann, Torbjörn Rydbergh, and Alastair Stevenson Article No. 50 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°86 - Second Quarter 2020]
Short-terms effects of the coronavirus outbreak: what does the shipping data say?
4 Mar 2020
Written by Abudi Zein, Article No. 48 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°85 - First Quarter 2020]
Seizing the opportunity of the climate action momentum
9 Dec 2019
UNCTAD supports efforts to promote sustainability, adapt and build resilience against the climate emergency.
Boosting data-sharing to improve Short Sea Shipping Performance: Evidence from Limassol port calls analysis
27 May 2019
Written by Mikael Lind et al.*, Article No. 35 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°82 - Second Quarter 2019]
Demurrage and detention charges in container shipping
12 Dec 2018
Written by Jens Roemer Article No. 28 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°80 - Fourth Quarter 2018]
Risk to trade if ports not climate change proofed
7 Dec 2018
About 80% of world trade is carried by sea, but the maritime industry handling these goods is on the frontline of climate woes, unless it adapts - fast.