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Thursday, January 25, 2024
A containership arrives at the Port of Rotterdam
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European Ports Alliance: EU Launches Effort to Combat Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime in Ports

The European Commission, along with various EU Member States and agencies, have launched the European Ports Alliance Public Private Partnership to combat drug

January 25, 2024
Total Views: 1153

Thursday, October 19, 2023
A containership arrives at the Port of Rotterdam
Ports

EU Enhances Fight Against Drug Trafficking via European Ports

The European Commission has adopted a comprehensive EU Roadmap to intensify efforts to combat drug trafficking and criminal networks in European ports.

October 19, 2023
Total Views: 619

Friday, June 2, 2023
Tanker at sunset
Shipping

New EU Proposals Target Safety and Pollution in Shipping

The European Commission has unveiled a set of five legislative proposals aimed at modernizing maritime safety rules and preventing pollution from ships. With

June 2, 2023
Total Views: 998

Wednesday, June 22, 2022
smoke pollution coming from a container ship
Shipping

EU Parliament Votes to Include Shipping in EU Carbon Market

The EU Parliament has voted in favour of including shipping in its carbon market, adding pressure for the industry to accelerate its decarbonization. The EU

June 22, 2022
Total Views: 759

Tuesday, April 5, 2022
cargo ships underway
Shipping

European Commission Proposes Banning Russian Coal and Ships from EU Ports

BRUSSELS, April 5 (Reuters) – The European Commission proposed on Tuesday new sanctions against Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, including

April 5, 2022
Total Views: 895

Thursday, January 13, 2022
daewoo shipbuilding
Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding Mega-Merger Blocked: European Commission Prohibits Hyundai Heavy Industries’ Takeover of DSME

The European Commission has rejected the proposed merger between South Korean shipbuilders Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and Hyundai

January 13, 2022
Total Views: 4687

Sunday, June 27, 2021
port of rotterdam
Shipping

EU Carbon Market to Expand to Shipping

By Ewa Krukowska (Bloomberg) — The European Commission plans to include maritime transport in the world’s biggest carbon market and create an adjacent

June 27, 2021
Total Views: 1159

Monday, December 16, 2019
port
Maritime News

European Commission Approves Maritime State Aid to Five Countries

The European Commission has approved state aid for five countries to encourage ship registration and promote  Europe’s maritime competitiveness. The

December 16, 2019
Total Views: 78

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
car carrier
News

European Commission Fines Car Carriers 395 Million Euros for Participating in Cartel

The European Commission on Wednesday fined four shipping companies a total of 395 million euros for taking part in cartel relating to the transportation of new

February 21, 2018
Total Views: 53

Friday, July 8, 2016
EU to Investigate Tax Exemptions for Belgian, French Ports
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

July 8, 2016
Total Views: 5

Thursday, January 28, 2016
The MSC Flaminia containership on fire in the mid-Atlantic in 2012.
Maritime News

MSC Flaminia Incident Prompts New EU Guidelines for Ships in Distress

The European Commission has presented new EU Operational guidelines for ships in need of assistance. The guidelines have been developed by a group comprised of

January 28, 2016
Total Views: 314

Thursday, January 21, 2016
Greek Shipowners Reject European Commission Call for Tax Reform
Maritime News

Greek Shipowners Reject European Commission Call for Tax Reform

ATHENS, Jan 21 (Reuters) – Greece’s top shipping lobby on Thursday rejected a European Commission call for the government to reform its shipping

January 21, 2016
Total Views: 7

Dutch “Disappointed” with EU Commission Order to Cut Port Tax Breaks
Maritime News

Dutch “Disappointed” with EU Commission Order to Cut Port Tax Breaks

AMSTERDAM, Jan 21 (Reuters) – The Dutch Finance Ministry said on Thursday it was “disappointed” with an EU Commission order to do away with

January 21, 2016
Total Views: 9

Monday, June 1, 2015
Microsoft And Maersk Tangle With  European Union Commission
Maritime News

Microsoft And Maersk Tangle With European Union Commission

[contextly_sidebar id=”WPGEdQNxFgp3DPoc9tMFIn9H4nOeG8SM”]by Gaspard Sebag and Stephanie Bodoni (Bloomberg) The 561 million-euro ($612 million)

June 1, 2015
Total Views: 8

Friday, November 29, 2013
european commission eu flags
News

European Commission Collusion Probe Puts Focus on 14 Container Lines

By Gavin van Marle The 14 container lines subject to the latest EC anti-trust investigation are Maersk, CMA CGM, MSC, China Shipping, Cosco, Evergreen,

November 29, 2013
Total Views: 37

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
u.s. flagged tanker
News

EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement Unlikely to Affect Crude Oil Shipments

By Claire Milhench LONDON (Reuters) – A trade deal between the European Union and Singapore is unlikely to affect North Sea crude oil shipments to Asia,

February 13, 2013
Total Views: 9

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
european commission eu flags
News

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

January 30, 2013
Total Views: 5
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