The European Commission presented its EU Offshore Renewable Energy Strategy last week and now provides answers to key questions, such as, how will this Strategy help Europe’s economic recovery from the Covid-19 crisis? And what regulatory changes does the strategy foresee?
The European Union (EU) has given some support on the obligations under the EU Ship Recycling Regulation to have the IHM on board by the 31st December 2020.
In ligh of the Brexit period, which is about to end on 31 December 2020, Standard Club noted that EU member states may require UK ships which are subject to EU Port State Control, to carry a SoC onboard.
DFDS along with its collaborators applied for a EU Innovation Fund, in order to jointly explore an electricity-powered ferry from a hydrogen fuel cell system, which only emits water.
From 1 January 2021, the UK will have sole responsibility for its seas and fishing industry and we need to be ready for change. As such, the UK Merchant Marine Organisation (MMO) issued a guide for commercial fishers, merchants and exporters with the steps they must take to ensure their business continues to prosper.
In line with its goals for EU climate neutrality by 2050, the European Commission presented the EU Strategy on Offshore Renewable Energy, proposes to increase Europe’s offshore wind capacity from its current level of 12 GW to at least 60 GW by 2030 and to 300 GW by 2050.
The European Union will unveil a massive offshore wind construction commitment, designed to take the bloc’s existing 12 gigawatt capacity to 300 gigawatts by 2050.
ECSA highlights the important role of shipping as vector of global trade in its contribution to EU Trade Policy Review, and calls for the continuation of the EU concluding trade agreements.
In the 7th edition of the European List of ship recycling facilities, the European Commission has four new yards to the List. These include notably two European yards, one in Denmark and Norway, and two more yards in Turkey.
European researchers are taking part in a project designing ships with varying degrees of autonomy, in efforts to improve trade and moving of goods in Europe, which has been facing barriers due to labour shortages.
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