EU Supports Tax Exemption for Ships Using OPS

Transport Committee supports the removal of taxes for ships using shore-side electricity.

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European Ports Want 'Polluter Pays' Principle Strengthened

European ports do not want to carry the costs of "unreasonable amounts" of garbage delivered by ships, according to ESPO.

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ESPO: IMO Must Deliver on CO2 Cap for Shipping

Europe should pile on the pressure on the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to increase efforts and submit ...

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EU Parliament Gives Nod to Port Regulation

On December 14, 2016, the European Parliament supported a set of new rules governing ports in the European Union ...

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Interview: LNG Could Solve Emissions Issue in EU Ports

A new regulation requiring the gross mass of a container to be verified before it is loaded onto a ship, which ...

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Urgent EU Action Needed on Container Weighting

An urgent, coordinated action by national authorities regarding SOLAS container weighting rules is needed, urged ...

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Air Quality a Top Priority for European Ports

The leading issue of European ports is still air quality which remains the number one environmental priority of the ...

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Growing Trade and Mega Ships Top Euro Ports Concern List

Growing Trade and Mega Ships Top Euro Ports Concern List

Growing and clustered traffic volumes, larger ships and the cost of subsequent adaptation of port and ...

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ESPO Voices Concerns about Juncker Plan

The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) has voiced concerns about the impact of the new European Fund for ...

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ESPO Urges Parliament to Reach Agreement on Clean Fuel ...

Today, the European Parliament and Council are meeting in a so-called “trilogue” on the Clean Fuel Strategy to ...

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ESPO Supports Balanced Approach on LNG

The Transport Committee of the European Parliament on Monday, 25 November,  voted the Fidanza report on the ...

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ESPO Awards PERS Certificates to Greek and Italian Ports

On 20 February, ESPO awarded five new PERS certificates during a seminar held in Piraeus. ESPO congratulates the ...

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ESPO Concerned about Obligation to Equip Core Ports ...

The Commission yesterday launched the so-called ‘Clean Fuel for Transport Package’. This consist of a Communication ...

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Sweden: ESPO Award for Ports of Stockholm

  Sweden’s Ports of Stockholm has been awarded the third European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) Award on ...

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