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Thursday, July 30, 2020 

Dry Bulk Shipping trade organisation Intercargo says that its industry is vital for prosperity worldwide, as it provides around 55% of global transport, 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.

With this in mind, the organisation has released a video, which additionally shows how dry bulk shipping has played a critical role in enabling trade during the Covid-19 pandemic, with the invaluable support and tireless work of seafarers, providing vital services for the global economy.

Intercargo's message is: "After all, seafarers are the true 'heart' of global shipping. The video can be seen here.

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