Thursday, November 6, 2014
Friday, October 31, 2014
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.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
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.
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.
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...
Monday, July 8, 2013
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...
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
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...
Friday, January 11, 2013
EU Initiative Launched to Combat Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea
The European Commission on Thursday announced a new â‚¬4.5 million EU initiative aimed at combatting piracy in the Gulf of Guinea. The new project, called the Critical Maritime Routes in...
Thursday, October 4, 2012
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...
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....
Monday, July 16, 2012
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...
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...
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...
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
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...
Tuesday, December 9, 2008
Friday, July 25, 2008
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