Aftermath of Attack on Bahri’s VLCC

Abqaiq VLCC

Dryad Maritime provides details on the attack and security picture in the region.

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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EC Launches European Border and Coast Guard Agency

The European Border and Coast Guard Agency has been officially launched today at the Kapitan Andreevo Border ...

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Indian Register of Shipping Recognized by EU

The European Commission has adopted a decision granting recognition to the Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) ...

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Konecranes Gets Nod for Terex MHPS Acquisition

The European Commission has granted its approval to Finnish manufacturer of cranes Konecranes Plc for its pending ...

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ECSA Backs European Strategy for Low-Emission Mobility

The European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) has supported the European Commission’s newly published ...

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ESC: Price Fixing Issue Not Solved by Carriers' Commitments

The adoption of a decision that renders legally binding the commitments offered by fourteen container shipping ...

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EU: No Breach of Competition Laws in GRI Probe

The European Commission has closed its formal investigation into fourteen container shipping companies due to a ...

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Shipowners Call for Strong EU External Maritime Agenda

As global world trade protectionism is on the rise, European shipowners have called for a strong EU external ...

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EU Approves HSH Nordbank Sale

The European Commission has adopted a resolution on state aid proceedings for Germany’s HSH Nordbank, ...

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