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Tag Archives: maritime shipping
Major challenges for international freight transport during the pandemic
Reduced capacity, major delays and cost increases for international freight transport, but little change in transport volumes related to Norwegian foreign trade. This is the main findings in one of two new TØI reports which examines how the Corona pandemic affected freight transport in Norway...
Posted in Flight, Freight Transport, Railways, Shipping Tagged air transport, capacity, costs, Covid-19, delay, freight transport, maritime shipping, pandemic, rail transport, road transport, sea transport Comments Off on Major challenges for international freight transport during the pandemic
Impact of ‘Fit for 55’ on maritime transport costs
The National Institute for Economic Research has given VTI the assignment of estimating the impact of Fit for 55 (the EU's climate policy package) on shipping. The project includes Senior Analyst Inge Vierth, Researcher Axel Merkel, Analyst Joar Lind and research assistants Karin Ek and Emma...
Posted in Environment and Climate, Freight Transport, Shipping Tagged climate policy, legislation, maritime shipping, maritime transport, shipping Comments Off on Impact of ‘Fit for 55’ on maritime transport costs
Electrification of the transport sector
Greater knowledge is required to accelerate the electrification of the transport sector. The Swedish Government has tasked the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI) with contributing such knowledge. The first three reports, dealing with digitisation, costs and maritime...
Posted in Energy and Fuel Tagged costs, digitisation, electrification, maritime shipping Comments Off on Electrification of the transport sector
Millions for research into maritime transport and the environment
Maritime transport is a major source of emissions of harmful air pollutants and carbon dioxide. In a new project, a research team from the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI) and the University of Gothenburg has received SEK 6.4 million to analyse policy instruments and...
Posted in Environment and Climate, Freight Transport, Policy and Planning Tagged air pollutants, environment, maritime shipping, policy instruments Comments Off on Millions for research into maritime transport and the environment