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

cma_cgm

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

EU flag

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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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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