Press releases – archive

COP26 in Glasgow: Shipping to tighten its climate-protection targets
Strives for climate neutrality already by 2050 / International Chamber of Shipping subits proposal to IMO / German Shipowners’ Association one of the drivers behind proposal
EU climate-protection package: VDR welcomes publication of legislative proposals
German shipowners offer to engage in constructive dialogue / Measures should be practi-cable and IMO-compatible / Revenues for fuel research
Day of the Seafarer: Vaccinate seafarers without regard to nationality
Start of vaccination campaign in the Port of Hamburg / VDR and German Seamen’s Mission call for vaccination centres in all German seaports / Enable shore leave and travel / Thanks to seafarers
IMO resolutions: the general course is correct, the ambitions not yet
VDR on the latest IMO climate policy decisions / short-term measures of the MEPC: Insufficient ability to plan ahead for shipping companies / German shipping sector open to discussing market-based measures and stricter IMO climate targets
Training, competition, climate protection: VDR is counting on NMK in Rostock
Securing the next generation of maritime expertise/maintaining support for Germany as a shipping hub/boosting competitiveness/carbon-free fuels key for climate protection