Bigger Ships on the Horizon for Fujairah

CEO of Fujairah Terminals

CEO of Fujairah Terminals updates on the progress with expansion plans at the port.

European Shipowners Welcome EU-Singapore Trade Deal


European shipowners welcomed the free trade agreement between the EU and Singapore.

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ECSA Calls for More Compliant Ship Recycling Facilities


ECSA is asking for more capacity to be added to the list of approved ship recycling facilities.

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EU's Anti-Piracy Operation Gets Extension

Op Atalanta

European shipowners: EU decides to extended the anti-piracy Operation Atalanta until the end of 2020.

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EU Takes Action to Shield Itself from US Tariffs


The European Union has introduced “provisional safeguard measures” concerning imports of a number of ...

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Europe Aims to Make Shipping More Attractive for Women

Gender equality

ETF, ECSA discuss possible solutions to increase women’s participation in the shipping industry in Europe.

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Merchant Ships Hostage of Italian Immigration Policy

Maersk Line

Not allowing merchant ships to disembark migrants could have significant implications on trade in the Mediterranean.

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Day of the Seafarer: Mental Wellbeing in Focus

Today, once again, marks the IMO Day of the Seafarer, focused this year on seafarer wellbeing. 

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Shipping Industry Worried over Italy's Migrants Policy


European shipowners concerned about Italy's policy of refusing migrants to enter its ports.

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ECSA Supports Proposal for Better Port Reception Facilities

ECSA has welcomed the recently published proposal for a new Directive on Port Reception Facilities.

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North America-ECSA Demand to Rise in 2018


Drewry: Demand in the North America-ECSA container trade is expected to see gradual improvement during 2018.

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Pressure Mounts on IMO to Set CO2 Reduction Targets

Governments will have to compromise on the reduction of CO2 emissions by shipping.

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Europe-ECSA Box Volumes Break Three-Year Losing Streak

Container volumes from Europe to ECSA broke a three-year losing streak with first annual growth since 2013.

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ECSA, WSC Call for Revision of Reporting Rules at EU Ports

ECSA, WSC call for revision of Reporting Formalities Directive to improve the efficiency of maritime transport.

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ECSA Concerned About Proposed US Steel and Aluminium Tariffs

ECSA disagrees with the US decision to impose duties on imports of steel and aluminium products.

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ECSA: Indonesia's New Shipping Law Raises Concerns

European shipowners expressed their concern over Indonesia's new decree on maritime transportation.

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ECSA: It's Time for Single Shipping Market

ECSA has welcomed the recent move by the EC that could pave the way for the single shipping market.

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European Shipowners Call for Progress in Brexit Talks

ECSA, representing European shipowners, is pushing for rapid and positive progress to be made in the Brexit negotiations.

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EU Moves Toward Better Protection of Seafarers

The European Council has adopted a directive which is set to provide seafarers with protection from abandonment at ...

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Shipping Companies of All Sizes Need Equal Access to Funds

A level playing field should be created for both small and bigger shipping companies with respect to accessing EU ...

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ECSA: Seafarers, Operators Need Less Administrative Burden

European shipowners (ECSA) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) have called for easing the ...

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ECSA: EU-Canada Trade Deal to Open New Markets for Shipping

The EU-Canada trade agreement will cut customs duties and open new markets for shipping companies such as dredging, ...

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