Thursday, September 2, 2021
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EU Report Shows Scale Of Shipping’s Harm On Environment

(Bloomberg) –Europe’s first environmental impact assessment for the shipping industry shows the challenge it faces in reaching the goal of climate neutrality by the middle of the century. The maritime...

September 2, 2021
Total Views: 1061

Monday, August 23, 2021
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NOAA Rebukes EU Fishing Laws And Bans IUU Vessels From US Ports

This month NOAA released the 2021 Biennial Report to Congress for illegal, unreported, unregulated (IUU) fishing activities and bycatch of protected marine life on the high seas. In it, the...

August 23, 2021
Total Views: 2278

Monday, May 17, 2021

EU Directive Will Turbocharge Maritime Venture Capital While US Falls Far Behind

The European Union and the European Investment Bank Group, today said they will increase their cooperation and investment in the maritime “blue” economy. The institutions will work jointly with European...

May 17, 2021
Total Views: 2357

Friday, November 27, 2020
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Shipping Industry and Asian Nations Object to EU Pollution Plan

By Ewa Krukowska (Bloomberg) — Plans to extend the world’s biggest carbon market into shipping drew criticism from the industry and Asian nations, highlighting growing conflict over Europe’s unprecedented moves to...

November 27, 2020
Total Views: 3126

Tuesday, November 24, 2020
ship emissions

Finance Officials Say EU Green Ship Rules Are “Lax”

By Kate Abnett and Simon Jessop BRUSSELS/LONDON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Months of EU deliberation to decide which business activities can be marketed as green investments have produced a set of draft...

November 24, 2020
Total Views: 828

Friday, November 6, 2020

EU Eyes Huge Increase in Offshore Wind to Meet Climate Goals

By Kate Abnett BRUSSELS, Nov 6 (Reuters) – The European Union is considering a plan to increase its offshore wind energy capacity five-fold this decade and 25-fold by 2050, as...

November 6, 2020
Total Views: 86

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
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Maritime News

Plan Would Reel International Shipping Emissions Into EU Carbon Market

By Kate Abnett May 26 (Reuters) – The European Union’s carbon market could capture a large chunk of emissions from outside Europe if the bloc succeeds in including shipping in...

May 26, 2020
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Maritime News

Japan, EU Sign Free Trade Pact Amid Worries About Trump

By Stanley White TOKYO, July 17 (Reuters) – Japan and the European Union signed a wide-ranging free trade deal on Tuesday that both sides hope will act as a counterweight...

July 17, 2018
Total Views: 1

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Survey Says, Shippers Want Partnership With Carriers

By Gavin van Marle (TheLoadstar) Shippers would prefer to be treated by container lines as partners rather than customers, according to a new survey. Shippers want to be partners with...

April 15, 2017
Total Views: 29

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Norwegian Shipping Company Denies Illegal Shipment Accusation

LONDON, Jan 19 (Reuters) – A Norwegian shipping firm on Thursday denied a tanker it manages had violated a European court ruling after Western Sahara’s Polisario movement accused it of...

January 19, 2017
Total Views: 23

Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Maritime News

Shipping Faces Threat from EU Unilateral Levy on Carbon Emissions

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Dec 21 (Reuters) – The shipping industry faces the threat of paying a levy to the European Union on its greenhouse gas emissions as lawmakers from...

December 21, 2016
Total Views: 0

Friday, June 24, 2016
Maritime News

‘Brexit’ Marks Final Nail in Coffin for Stalled U.S.-E.U. Trade Deal

By David Lawder WASHINGTON, June 24 (Reuters) – Britain’s looming exit from the European Union is another huge setback for negotiations on a massive U.S.-EU free trade deal that were...

June 24, 2016
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Maritime News

European Central Bank Hones In on Shipping Loans

By Andreas Kröner FRANKFURT, June 21 (Reuters) – The European Central Bank is taking a hard look at lenders’ ship financing portfolios amid a broad deterioration in the shipping market,...

June 21, 2016
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

EU Agrees On Plan to End Overfishing in Baltic Sea

By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS, March 16 (Reuters) – European Union lawmakers and member states have agreed on a long-term plan to end over fishing of cod, sprat and herring stocks...

March 16, 2016
Total Views: 0

Monday, September 7, 2015
Maritime News

Iran Hopes to Export Gas to EU Through Spain

  DUBAI, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Iran hopes to bring its gas to the European Union by shipping liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Spain, Iran’s oil minister was quoted as...

September 7, 2015
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Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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Maritime News

EU Ruling on River Dredging Could Hinder Port Expansion Projects

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on Wednesday that damage to water quality must be considered when authorities approve river dredging to expand ports, in a ruling which could hinder expansion at the German ports of Bremen and Hamburg.

July 1, 2015
Total Views: 45

Monday, June 22, 2015
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Maritime News

EU Launches Intel Op – Drones, Submarines to Hunt Migrant Smugglers

The European Union will use submarines, warships, drones and helicopters in an operation to gather intelligence on gangs who smuggle thousands of asylum-seekers to Europe from Libya, officials said on Monday.

June 22, 2015
Total Views: 15

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
Total Views: 1

Monday, March 9, 2015
Maritime News

Damen EcoLiner – Europe’s Greenest Inland Vessel Launched in Romania

Damen Shipyards Group has launched the first LNG-powered inland shipping tanker at its Romanian yard. The 3,040 m3 capacity tanker, known as the Damen EcoLiner, features a number of innovations...

March 9, 2015
Total Views: 10

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Maritime News

Study Reveals Economic Impact of European Shipping Industry – INFOGRAPHIC

The European shipping industry supports employment of 2.2 million people and overall contributes €147 billion to EU economy, according to the results of a Oxford Economics study released today.

March 3, 2015
Total Views: 57