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.

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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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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