Sunday, June 27, 2021
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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 emissions-trading program for heating and road transport. The...

June 27, 2021
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Monday, December 16, 2019
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 five countries – Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Poland, and Sweden –...

December 16, 2019
Total Views: 60

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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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 cars and other vehicles...

February 21, 2018
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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
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Thursday, January 28, 2016
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 Member States’ authorities with input...

January 28, 2016
Total Views: 154

Thursday, January 21, 2016
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 tax system, saying this could hurt a...

January 21, 2016
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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 corporate tax exemptions for six ports,...

January 21, 2016
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Monday, June 1, 2015
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) antitrust fine Microsoft Corp. paid for breaking a promise is preying on the minds of shipping lines,...

June 1, 2015
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Friday, November 29, 2013
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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, Hapag-Lloyd, Hanjin, Hyundai, MOL, OOCL, NYK,...

November 29, 2013
Total Views: 15

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
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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, given that EU crude...

February 13, 2013
Total Views: 0

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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