Thursday, November 6, 2014

Suspected Pirates Found Not Guilty in Mauritius

Twelve Somali nationals have been acquitted of piracy charges in the Republic of Mauritius in the small island nation's first-ever maritime piracy trial.

November 6, 2014
Total Views: 8

Friday, October 31, 2014
Maritime News

Italy to End Migrant Rescue Operation in Mediterranean

Italy said on Friday it would close a sea rescue mission that has saved the lives of more than 100,000 migrants from Africa and the Middle East, a move one rights group warned could lead to a "surge of deaths" in the Mediterranean.

October 31, 2014
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

EU Sanctions On Iran’s NITC Annulled, Lawyer Says

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Oct 7 (Reuters) – European Union sanctions on Iran’s main oil tanker firm NITC have been annulled after the EU failed to appeal against a court...

October 7, 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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Thursday, March 13, 2014

E.U., U.S. to Commit to Duty-Free Transatlantic Trade

U.S. President Barack Obama and European Union leaders will promise to remove all tariffs on bilateral trade at a summit on March 26, an ambitious step towards the world's largest free-trade deal, according to a draft statement seen by Reuters.

March 13, 2014
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Thursday, October 24, 2013

EU May Sanction Iranian Shipping Line Despite Court Order

BRUSSELS, Oct 24 (Reuters) – European governments have taken preliminary steps to re-impose sanctions against Iran’s main cargo shipping line, potentially complicating a new diplomatic push to settle the dispute...

October 24, 2013
Total Views: 1

Monday, July 8, 2013
european commission eu flags

Greenhouse Gas Legislation Landscape: The EU Makes Its Move

The European Union (EU) has launched a flurry of activity around maritime greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the last few months in a move that the industry has awaited with...

July 8, 2013
Total Views: 2

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
Total Views: 0

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Ship Emissions ABB

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
Total Views: 0

Friday, January 11, 2013

EU Initiative Launched to Combat Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

The European Commission on Thursday announced a new €4.5 million EU initiative aimed at combatting piracy in the Gulf of Guinea. The new project, called the Critical Maritime Routes in...

January 11, 2013
Total Views: 17

Thursday, October 4, 2012
barge danube river

With the Danube in Disrepair, European Businesses are Desperate for Alternatives

(Bloomberg) — European Union plans for a trade artery between the Black and North seas have stalled as an upgrade of the Danube waterway is held up by spats over...

October 4, 2012
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

EU to Present Proposal to Curb CO2 Emissions From Shipping

(Bloomberg) — The European Union will present in the coming months a proposal to curb emissions from ships in the absence of an international solution, a European Commission official said....

September 18, 2012
Total Views: 0

Monday, July 16, 2012

EU to Launch New Anti-Piracy Mission

The European Union on Monday approved plans to launch a fresh civilian-led mission in the Horn of Africa to help fight piracy and instability in the region. The EUCAP Nester...

July 16, 2012
Total Views: 1

Thursday, May 24, 2012

EU Reaches Agreement to Slash Air Pollution From Ships

Council and the European Parliament reach a provisional agreement on the sulphur content of marine fuels The EU Wednesday announced an informal agreement requiring, by law, that all ships operating...

May 24, 2012
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

EU Member States Unprepared for Maritime Specific Cyber-attacks [REPORT]

The European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) has recently published its first ever report on cyber security challenges facing the EU Maritime Sector.  The report, which is meant to...

January 3, 2012
Total Views: 17

Thursday, October 27, 2011

EU Proposes New Rules For Improving Offshore Drilling Safety

The European Commission has proposed increasing safety standards in offshore oil and gas operations from the design to the final removal of an installation. The new rules introduce requirements for...

October 27, 2011
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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

EU Raids Shipping Companies in Anti-Trust Probe

BRUSSELS—The European Commission raided the offices of shipping lines in a probe of possible price fixing, the first step in an investigation that could lead to fines totaling more than...

May 17, 2011
Total Views: 7

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Wind power and shipyard industries make joint call for investments in ships for offshore wind expansion

The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) and the Community of European Shipyards’ Association (CESA) are calling on the European Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB) to support the building...

February 25, 2010
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

European Union Launches First Navy Mission

Few would have predicted that the European Union’s first-ever joint naval mission would be against pirates off the coast of Somalia. However, mission “Atalanta” is now underway in an attempted...

December 9, 2008
Total Views: 0

Friday, July 25, 2008
Ship Design

R/V Aurora Borealis, Drillship

  The most technologically advanced drillship in the world is not on lovaton in the gulf of mexico or in a Korean shipyard. Actually it’s not even built yet. Meet...

July 25, 2008
Total Views: 73