Impact of Smart Ships on Seafarers

The smart ship revolution brings a myriad of challenges for seafarers

IMO Cautions Against Extending EU-ETS to Shipping

Including shipping in the European Union’s Emission Trading System (EU-ETS) could undermine efforts to reduce ...

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ICS Lambastes Calls to Include Shipping into EU ETS

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) says that a unilateral decision by the European Union to incorporate ...

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Shipowners Reject Concept of EU Ship Recycling Licences

The European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which ...

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UK Urged to Form New Free Trade Commission Due to Brexit

As the British people made a decision to leave the European Union, the UK should consider establishing a new Free ...

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Nautilus: Brexit Could Negatively Affect UK Seafarers

Due to recent talks on whether UK should leave the European Union (EU) or stay as part of it, the trade ...

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Interferry Drives Search for Ro-Pax MRV Answer

In an initiative led by the global ferry industry association, Interferry, a correspondence group has been formed ...

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Five Ferry Operators Get EU Funding to Install Scrubbers

Five European ferry operators are to receive European Union (EU) grants totalling EUR 48 million towards the cost ...

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EU Launches EUNAVFOR Med

EU Launches Naval Operation against Mediterranean Human Smugglers

The European Council has officially launched the EUNAVFOR Med naval operation against human smugglers and ...

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EU Extends Ban on Cruise Ship Calls at Crimea Peninsula

EU Extends Ban on Cruise Ships Calling at Crimea Peninsula

The European Union has extended a set of restrictions imposed on Russia, including a ban on European cruise ship ...

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EU to Cover Seafarers with Some Labor Laws

EU to Include Seafarers in Some Labor Laws

European maritime transport representatives have welcomed a recent agreement on the European ...

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EU Backs e-Ferry Project

EU Backs e-Ferry Project

The European Union has set aside EUR 16 million for the e-Ferry project run jointly by Denmark, Greece and Norway. ...

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EU Bankrolls e-Navigation Project

EfficienSea2

The European Union has approved and set aside EUR 10.8 million for a EUR 12.5 million ‘EfficienSea2’ ...

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EU Ministers Agree on 10-Point Action Plan on Migration

The European Union’s foreign and interior ministers approved a 10-point plan of the immediate actions to be ...

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24 Dead, 650 Missing in Latest Capsizing in the Mediterranean

24 Dead, 650 Missing in Latest Capsizing in the Mediterranean

650 out of around 700 migrants reported to be aboard a boat that overturned in the Mediterranean on April 18 are ...

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EU Sets Up JOT Mare to Stem Illegal Sea Migration

EU Sets Up JOT Mare to Stem Illegal Sea Migration

The European Union has launched a Joint Operational Team (JOT) Mare to tackle the organised criminal groups who are ...

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EU Backs Maritime Security Action Plan

EU Backs Maritime Security Action Plan

EU ministers have supported the Action Plan, part of the EU’s Maritime Security Strategy adopted in June ...

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GMS Challenges EU Ship Beaching Proposal

GMS Challenges EU Ship Beaching Proposal

Cash buyer of ships for recycling Global Marketing Systems, Inc (GMS) has challenged the European Commission’s ...

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European Union and Somalia Join Hands in Maritime ...

On 4 September 2013, off the coast of Mogadishu, the EU Naval Force Atalanta hosted the President of Somalia, ...

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European Union to Expand Range of ‘Operation ...

European Union to Expand Range of 'Operation Atalanta' Activities

The European Union’s anti-piracy naval force, Operation Atalanta, is reflecting deeply on extending the range of ...

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New Anti-piracy Project Gets USD 2 Million from ...

New Anti-piracy Project Gets USD 2 Million from European Union

A new anti-piracy project with a startup grant of $2 million from the European Union has been initiated by the ...

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U.S. and European Union to Strengthen Cooperation to ...

  NOAA Administrator Dr. Jane Lubchenco and Maria Damanaki, European Union commissioner for maritime affairs ...

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