The global shipping industry has been under intense pressure during the pandemic. It has played a crucial role in preserving supply chains, providing countries with the products needed to fight COVID-19, but hundreds of ships are now waiting outside congested ports around the world. How can countries alleviate these bottlenecks? And can shipping go green and take responsibility for its role in meeting climate goals?
Joining this episode of Trade Winds were:
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)
Director of Regulatory Affairs, A.P. Moller-Maersk
Woan Foong Wong
Assistant Professor, University of Oregon Department of Economics