Belgian Shipowners push EU to create the beating heart of Maritime Europe

Decarbonisation is an issue that calls for urgent action

COVID-19 | Transport keeps us going

On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 a pandemic and governments worldwide have taken wide-ranging measures to contain the spread of the virus. The transport sector has a crucial role to play in the supply of goods, in particular medicines,Read More…

Belgian shipowners welcome approach to marine fuel inspections

Since 1 January 2020, ships are prohibited from using fuel containing more than 0.5% sulphur. The measure stems from new international regulations but will be much broader in Belgium. It is one of the action points in the Sustainable Shipping Plan that Minister De BackerRead More…

Belgium re-elected to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Council with 133 votes

On 29 November, Belgium was successfully re-elected in Category C of the Council of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) during the 31st session of the IMO General Assembly held in London. Singapore placed first in Category C with 153 voices, Belgium is ranked 10th withRead More…