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2020 Dry Bulk Shipping video “Sustainably serving the world’s essential needs”

Media Release – 29 July 2020

“Dry Bulk Shipping: Sustainably serving the world’s essential needs”

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Dry Bulk Shipping industry is vital for the prosperity of people all over the world, as it transports approximately 55% of the global transport work, serving essential needs, such as food and energy supply.

At the same time, Dry Bulk Shipping is achieving environmental and operational excellence, by continuing to improve energy efficiency, while bulk carriers have an average age that is half of that of the global commercial fleet.

Dry Bulk Shipping has also played a critical role in enabling trade during the COVID-19 pandemic, with the invaluable support and rtireless work of seafarers, providing vital services for the global economy.
After all, seafarers are the true “heart” of global shipping.

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The International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners has been representing the interests of quality dry bulk shipowners, since 1980, while provides the forum where dry bulk shipowners, managers and operators are informed about, discuss and share concerns on key topics and regulatory challenges, especially in relation to safety, the environment and operational excellence. 

INTERCARGO is committed to safety and quality in ship operations, with a focus on operational efficiency and the protection of the marine environment.

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