Organisations representing the main maritime logistics industry stakeholders (shipping lines, shippers, freight forwarders, terminal operators, labour, port authorities) as well as EU national maritime authorities met on the 8th February in Paris at a roundtable Read more...
Why our sector is important
Towage enables port operations and international trade by sea. Without it the vast majority of Europe’s imports and exports would simply stop
Tugboats are essential to provide maritime safety and environmental protection in case of nautical accidents
The towage industry also offers other vital services supporting the maritime sector as equipment transport or ice breaking
IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) approved an amendment to support the implementation of the upcoming 0,50% sulphur limit. The amendment prohibits the carriage of non-compliant fuel oil for combustion purposes for propulsion or operation Read more...
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) presented the 2018 edition of its review of Maritime Transport. The publication examines the current situation of the sector and the long-term prospects for seaborne trade. Read more...