Tuesday, December 1, 2020

EU Leaders Plan Appeal to Biden to Rebuild Transatlantic Ties

By Jonathan Stearns (Bloomberg) — The European Union plans a sweeping proposal for transatlantic cooperation to U.S. President-elect Joe Biden in a bid to repair relations soured by Donald Trump. “The...

December 1, 2020
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Tuesday, July 7, 2020
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Maritime News

EU Lawmakers Agree to Include Shipping Emissions in EU Carbon Market

By Marine Strauss BRUSSELS, July 7 (Reuters) – European lawmakers agreed on Tuesday to include international carbon emissions from the maritime sector in the EU carbon market, targeting an industry...

July 7, 2020
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Monday, June 15, 2020
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Maritime News

EU Challenges China’s Trade Expansion With Landmark Tariff

By Jonathan Stearns (Bloomberg) –The European Union fired a warning shot at China over its global trade ambitions with an unprecedented tariff decision to counter Chinese subsidies to exporters. For...

June 15, 2020
Total Views: 43

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
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Maritime News

Maersk Chief Warns EU Antitrust Policy Benefits China, U.S.

COPENHAGEN, Jan 15 (Reuters) – Strict EU enforcement of competition rules prevents the development of the global champions necessary to compete with Chinese and U.S. companies, the head of shipping...

January 15, 2020
Total Views: 23

Thursday, August 9, 2018
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Maritime News

Europe Shows It’s Getting Serious About Buying U.S. LNG

By Anna Shiryaevskaya and Naureen S. Malik (Bloomberg) — European nations are far behind Mexico and China when it comes to receiving liquefied natural gas from the U.S., but the region is...

August 9, 2018
Total Views: 25

Friday, March 23, 2018
Maritime News

E.U. Trade Chief: Still Unclear What Trump Wants from Europe

By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS, March 23 (Reuters) – The European Union’s trade chief is unsure what Washington wants in return for a permanent EU exemption from steel tariffs but she...

March 23, 2018
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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
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EU Launches Free Trade Deal with Canada as Britain Eyes Own Deal

By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS, Sept 20 (Reuters) – The European Union and Canada will begin cutting import duties from Thursday on thousands of products and services in a reminder to Britain...

September 20, 2017
Total Views: 20

Friday, July 8, 2016
Maritime News

EU to Investigate Tax Exemptions for Belgian, French Ports

BRUSSELS, July 8 (Reuters) – The European Commission opened on Friday two investigations into whether tax exemptions for Belgian and French ports breach EU state aid rules. In France, the...

July 8, 2016
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Maritime News

EU to Accept Antitrust Offer from Maersk, MSC, and 13 Others, Sources Say

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS, June 28 (Reuters) – World No.1 container liner Maersk, Swiss peer MSC and 13 other shipping firms are set to escape possible penalties as EU...

June 28, 2016
Total Views: 19

Monday, June 6, 2016
Maritime News

France Wants Coordinated EU Patrols in South China Sea

By David Roman (Bloomberg) — France will urge European Union nations to coordinate navy patrols to ensure a “regular and visible” presence in the disputed South China Sea, in the...

June 6, 2016
Total Views: 16

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Maritime News

EU Adopts Law to Require Ships to Measure CO2 Emissions

The shipping sector will for the first time have to monitor its carbon emissions under a law agreed by the European Union on Wednesday, intended as a step towards tackling a growing source of pollutants linked to climate change.

November 26, 2014
Total Views: 12

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Maritime News

EU to Launch Mission to Help Italy Cope With Boat Migrants

The European Commission said on Wednesday it would launch an EU version of Italy's sea rescue operation to help it deal with the droves of migrants crossing the Mediterranean in crowded boats from North Africa, something Italy has repeatedly called for.

August 27, 2014
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Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Maritime News

Norway Oil Services Risking Arctic Chances on Russian Sanctions

Aker Solutions ASA, the offshore engineering company controlled by billionaire Kjell Inge Roekke, could miss opportunities to expand into Russia’s Arctic region if Europe and the U.S. uphold sanctions on the country.

August 12, 2014
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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

EU Opens Investigation Into Tax Exemptions for Dutch Ports

The European Union's competition watchdog on Wednesday opened an investigation into tax exemptions granted to ports in the Netherlands and warned France and Belgium their taxation of ports may breach EU state aid rules.

July 9, 2014
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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

EU Regulator Tells Spain To Recover Shipyard Aid

The European Union competition regulator has ordered Spain to recover state aid given to shipyard investors, saying the measure gave them an unfair advantage over rivals.

July 17, 2013
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Monday, July 15, 2013

Europe’s Maritime Ports: An Engine for Growth [INFOGRAPHIC]

The EU’s maritime ports handle 74 percent of the region’s total trade and are the primary gateways to the EU’s transportation network.  As the following infographic shows, European seaports are...

July 15, 2013
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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

EU Tightens Offshore Oil Regulation

The European Union tightened safety rules for offshore oil and natural-gas exploration to curb the risk of a major accident after BP Plc’s 2010 spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

May 21, 2013
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Wednesday, January 30, 2013
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European Commission Shows Support for Finnish Low-Emission Ships

The European Commission (EC) has agreed to a Finnish incentive program for investment in greener ships. The EC has found that amendments to this existing scheme are in line with...

January 30, 2013
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Wednesday, January 23, 2013
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European Commission Ruling Gives Finnish Owners Incentive for Cleaner Ships

The European Commission has approved an initiative that gives Finnish ship owners an incentive to build and convert existing ships to the use cleaner burning fuel ahead of future regulation...

January 23, 2013
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EU Commission Shines Critical Spotlight on Portuguese Shipyard ENVC

By Frances Robinson BRUSSELS–The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to verify whether numerous public support measures granted by Portugal to the shipyard Estaleiros Navais de Viana do Castelo...

January 23, 2013
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