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EU Launches In-Depth Probe into Fincantieri-Chantiers Deal

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The European Commission opens an in-depth investigation into the acquisition of Chantiers de l'Atlantique.

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Igoumenitsa Port to Cut GHG Emissions with New Quay

Igoumenitsa

The EC approves Greece's plans to grant USD 52 million for a new quay in the port of Igoumenitsa.

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EU Greenlights State Aid for Croatia's Krk LNG Terminal

The European Commission said that the project would contribute to the security and diversification of energy supplies.

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European Commission Extends Dutch Tonnage Tax Breaks to 2028

European Commission

The three extended measures refer to a reduced tonnage tax rate for large vessels exceeding 50,000 net tons.

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EU Funds Autonomous Shipping Initiative for European Waters

Autonomous vessel

Project Autoship aims to build and operate two remote and autonomous vessels.

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Mercuria's Aegean Takeover Gets Green Light from EU

European Commission

EU concluded that Mercuria's acquisition of Aegean Marine would raise no competition concerns.

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EU Gives Green Light to Polish LNG Terminal Extension

LNG carrier

EU approved plans to support regasification capacity increase of the LNG terminal in Świnoujście, Poland.

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Maritime Organizations Propose Repeal of Consortia BER

containership

The EC should repeal the BER unless a revised regulatory framework clarifying the current regulation is adopted.

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Scrubber Proposal from European Commission Raises Concerns

Shipping

CSA 2020 expressed strong concerns about a scrubbers proposal submitted by the European Commission.

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EU Clears Acquisition of CEVA by CMA CGM

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The European Commission gives the green light to CMA CGM to acquire Swiss CEVA Logistics.

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EU to Probe Fincantieri's Chantiers de l'Atlantique Takeover

Chantiers de l'Atlantique (former STX France)

European Commission is to examine Fincantieri's takeover of Chantiers de l'Atlantique.

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EU Calls on Italy, Spain to Align Port Taxation

European Commission

The European Commission has proposed that Italy and Spain align their taxation of ports with State aid rules.

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Industry Calls for Extension of Consortia Block Exemption

Venta Maersk

Liner shipping associations have asked the European Commission to extend the EU consortia block exemption regulation.

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No State Aid Given to Antwerp Container Terminal Operators

antwerp

EC finds that no state aid was given to the two concessionaires at the Port of Antwerp.

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EU Okays Support for Klaipėda LNG Terminal in Lithuania

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The EC approves the financing granted by Lithuania to Litgas for supplying LNG to Klaipėda terminal.

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CMA CGM Gets EU Approval for Containerships Takeover

CMA CGM

CMA CGM received a green light from the European Commission to acquire Finland's Containerships.

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Baleària Gets EU Grant for Ferry Upgrade

Baleària

Baleària receives a grant of EUR 11.8 million from the EC to retrofit five of its ferries to run on LNG. 

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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

EU

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

EU

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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