U.S. Will Be Favored as LNG Bunkering Hub

Jonathan Harris; Senior Business Development Manager Puget LNG

Puget LNG's Jonathan Harris believes U.S. will be favored as an LNG bunkering hub.

EC Seeks Comments on Regime for Liner Shipping Consortia

Containership

The EC is seeking views on Consortia Block Exemption Regulation.

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EU Eyes Solidarity on Migration and External Borders

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European Commission proposes last elements needed for compromise on migration and border reform.

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EU Looking Into Qatar Petroleum's Long-Term LNG Deals

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European Commission is investigating long-term LNG supply deals between Qatar Petroleum and European importers.

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EC Adopts Proposal to Simplify Ship Reporting

The European Commission adopts a proposal aimed at simplifying ship reporting requirements.

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EU a Step Closer to Trade Agreements with Japan, Singapore

European Commission

European Commission presented the trade agreements with Japan, Singapore to the Council for adoption.

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Pollution from Shipping Dips in EU, Report Shows

Air pollution from SOx emitted from ships has substantially dropped over the past years, a new EC report shows.

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EC Gives Green Light to Uljanik’s Rescue Aid

The European Commission approves state guarantee for Uljanik's USD 115.6 million loan.

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EC Opens Investigation into Polish Tax Scheme for Shipyards

The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation into a Polish tax scheme for shipyards.

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EC Gives Nod to Maltese Tonnage Tax Scheme

The European Commission has conditionally approved the Maltese tonnage tax scheme for a period of 10 years.

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EU Okays Belgian Tax Measures for Maritime Transport

Various Belgian support measures for maritime transport have been prolonged until the end of 2022 following an ...

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ESC Seeks Reduction of Guarantees Burden

European Shippers’ Council (ESC), together with the other associations, is looking for a way to cut the ...

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The Dutch Eye Shipping Debt Fund to Aid Shipowners

On August 4, the Netherlands received an approval by the European Commission (EC) to guarantee funds for regional ...

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Danish Shipping Backs Wait-and-See Approach on Recycling

Danish Shipping is opposing European Commission’s financial scheme to ensure that more ships are recycled at ...

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NGOs Push for Financial Incentives for Clean Ship Recycling

NGOs are calling on the European Union not to put on hold the introduction of a financial incentive for sustainable ...

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New Measures to Improve Seafarers' Working Conditions

The European Commission is proposing to incorporate an agreement between social partners to improve the working ...

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Belgium, France Asked to Remove Tax Exemptions for Ports

The European Commission has asked Belgium and France to abolish the corporate tax exemptions granted to their ...

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EU Asks 4 States to Apply Rules on Port Reception Facilities

In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission has called on Austria, Cyprus, Portugal ...

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BPA: EU State Aid Rules Could Create Uneven Playing Field

The British Ports Association Chief Executive Richard Ballantyne warned against the distortion of competitive port ...

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Sea Shepherd Seeks EU Action against Denmark's Whale Killing

Marine conservation organization Sea Shepherd Netherlands has submitted a request to the European Commission to ...

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Hapag-Lloyd, UASC Merger Gets Nod from European Commission

The European Commission has given its approval to German shipping major Hapag-Lloyd’s proposed acquisition of ...

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EESC Pushes for Polluter Pays Principle in Shipbreaking

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) adopted an own initiative opinion that calls on the European ...

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