Press releases – archive

02.03.22
German shipping sector strives for broad-based upswing in the markets
2021 balance and outlook / Market situation: “calm after the storm” following a dec-ade of crisis / Supply chains: call for collaboration / climate protection poses biggest challenge
02.12.21
Gaby Bornheim to be new president of the German Shipowners’ Association
VDR’s Board of Directors elects successor to Captain Alfred Hartmann
02.11.21
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
14.07.21
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
25.06.21
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