Press releases – archive

25.02.20
German maritime shipping sector reports “cautiously optimistic” outlook
Size of maritime fleet decreases slightly again; personnel and vocational training stable Climate protection and competitiveness are the biggest challenges
17.12.19
Shipping sector proposes USD 5 billion R&D board to cut CO2 emissions
Initiative by leading international shipowner associations is welcomed by VDR
28.11.19
IMO2020 Global sulphur cut: German shipping to use new type of fuel
VDR survey: Technical issues and costs are the biggest challenges
15.11.19
IMO on track for concrete CO2 reduction measures
VDR endorses emerging global regulation with clear objectives but open measures
12.11.19
German Shipowners’ association welcomes onshore power plans
VDR offers to assist with ecologically and economically sound implementation