Press releases – archive

Climate protection in shipping: IMO study produces encouraging findings
Industry cuts greenhouse gas emissions and successfully decouples growth from CO2 emissions / Shipping on track for 2050 / key issue: alternative fuel
Germany’s EU Council Presidency: Europe needs strong shipping sector
VDR emphasises significance of maritime trade for Europe / support for German plans / climate, innovation: EU should intensify efforts to boost research even further
Crew change: situation for seafarers continues to escalate
200,000 seafarers on ships meanwhile affected / worldwide supply situation in danger / urgent appeal to nations on the Day of the Seafarer: “Seafarers are key workers”
Pandemic fallout: German maritime shipping headed for deep crisis
VDR survey reflects dramatic revenue shortfalls / Corona could have even more serious consequences than the financial crisis / Germany’s role as a shipping location in jeopardy
Joint donation campaign for seafarers
The German Shipowners’ Association and the United Services Union will donate prepaid mobile phone cards and Wi-Fi boxes to seafarers stuck in German sea ports / handover at the DUCKDALBEN seafarers’ club on 15 May 2020