A group of shipping bodies and associations sent an open letter to European Commissioners, including President Ursula von der Leyen, calling for prompt and predictable disembarkations of persons rescued by merchant vessels in the Mediterranean Sea.
Following months of debates across the industry, the European Parliament voted to include CO2 emissions from the maritime sector in the EU Emissions Trading System, eyeing a 40% reduction in CO2 by 2030.
ECSA regrets a decision of the plenary today in the European Parliament to draft a proposal to include shipping under the EU’s Emission Trading System (EU ETS).
The European Commission proposed to provide Spain with €2 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 500 former workers of sectors ancillary to shipbuilding in Galicia to find new jobs.
European Union naval authorities recently detained a merchant vessel that was carrying jet fuel from the United Arab Emirates to Libya, on suspicion that was violating a United Nations arms embargo.
World Shipping Council issued a paper expressing serious concerns for maritime industry and its global efforts to drop the GHG emissions, in case the EU expands its Emissions Trading System (ETS) to include international shipping.
The European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) sent a letter to EU Vice President and Commissioner expressing their concern over the humanitarian crisis onboard Maersk Etienne.
Following two long and costly decades of carbon capture and storage (CCS) studies and test centers, Europe has now reached a stage where big-scale developments make financial sense and could trigger up to $35 billion in development spending until 2035, a new analysis by Norwegian consultant Rystad Energy shows.
UK will be comfortable with ending the talks on a free-trade deal with the EU, if they do not produce a result before an upcoming EU summit scheduled for October 15, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to announce Monday.
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