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  • 24 July 2014

    The EU Council has adopted a regulation to finance the actions of the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) in the field of response to marine pollution caused by ships and oil and gas installations in the years 2014 to 2020. The final adoption of the legislative act by the Council follows an agreement reached at […]

  • 14 November 2014

    The European Commission’s Directorate General for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO) and the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) have concluded a new working arrangement to reinforce co-operation on maritime emergencies. The agreement is aimed at enhancing the coordination on marine pollution preparedness, monitoring and response. “The EU Civil Protection Mechanism enables a coordinated and coherent […]

  • 18 April 2012

    Yesterday, the Danish Presidency has reached an agreement on a stronger European Maritime Safety Agency. The agreement ensures that the Agency is able to carry out its tasks in relation to maritime safety and the marine environment in a better and more efficient manner. Since 1 January 2012, the Danish EU Presidency has led negotiations […]

  • 24 July 2014

    The European Council has adopted a regulation to finance the actions of the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) in the field of response to marine pollution caused by ships and oil and gas installations in the years 2014 to 2020.   The final adoption of the legislative act by the Council follows an agreement reached […]

  • 24 January 2012
    Business & Finance

      The EMSA-contracted Stand by Oil Spill Response Vessel Salina Bay arrived this weekend on site of the Costa Concordia to assist SMIT Salvage, who is in charge of the bunker removal and pollution response operations. Preparations are on-going for the removal of the bunker oil from the grounded cruise ship Costa Concordia. The Salina […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    After failing the first European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) inspection, different government sectors are now working together and preparing for the next audit, which will be done in October. Leading the way is the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA), which has been tasked by President Benigno Aquino to be the sole maritime regulator through EO 75. […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Korean Register  – an IACS member classification society – is to supply the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) with a new generation “RuleCheck” system. In 2007, KR won a competitive tender to develop and supply the initial RuleCheck system to EMSA. Based on KR’s highly regarded KR-CON system, RuleCheck is a bespoke product that […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Representatives of the European Maritime Safety Agency recently arrived in the country to verify improvements in the Philippines’ compliance with the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW). The visit of the EMSA team, led by Dr. Jaime Veiga and Capt. Antonio Hevia Rodriguez, will verify if the country’s maritime training have […]

  • 14 September 2017

    Following the sinking of the oil tanker Agia Zoni II off the Port of Piraeus, oil clean-up efforts are continuing in the area. Namely, Greek authorities requested the mobilization of an oil spill response vessel which is contracted by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) from the Greek company, Environmental Protection Engineering (EPE), and is […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Estonian dockers will be picketing the offices of Port of Muuga management in Tallinn after the port’s management refused to legally recognise their union representative, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) reports. Workers at Transiidikeskuse AS Muuga, Tallinn, elected a union steward from the Estonian Independent Seamens Union (EMSA) to represent their interests in negotiations with […]

  • 6 February 2018

    The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) has on Thursday issued a guidance on liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering. The document named “Guidance on LNG Bunkering to Port Authorities and Administrations” was prepared in close cooperation with the European Commission (DG MOVE), member states and industry within the context of the European Sustainable Shipping Forum, according […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    NRC has launched a new oil spill response equipment assistance service for the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) in Oldmeldrum, near Aberdeen, Scotland. Under this deal, awarded to NRC subsidiary Sureclean, NRC will be responsible for maintaining and storing EMSA’s equipment and ensuring its readiness for mobilisation 24/7 should an emergency occur. The equipment is […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The EU member states’ permanent representatives have endorsed the compromise reached between the Council and the European Parliament concerning a regulation to finance the actions of the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) in the field of response to marine pollution caused by ships and oil and gas installations in the years 2014 to 2020. The […]

  • 10 September 2015

    The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) has launched an invitation to tender for a new study to assess the LNG bunkering facilities in the Mediterranean and Eastern partner countries, which are beneficiaries of the SAFEMED and TRACECA projects. The tender aims to provide SAFEMED and TRACECA beneficiary countries with the necessary study to promote the […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ship managers should put in place sensible contingency plans to guard against a worst-case scenario should Filipino officers potentially find themselves banned from working on EU-flagged vessels. This follows concerns raised by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) over the ability of the Philippine Maritime Administration to fully and effectively implement all provisions of the […]

  • 14 December 2012

    The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) will be able to help EU member states fight pollution from offshore oil and gas platforms if asked, after MEPs approved on 11 December a proposal to extend its responsibilities. The agency will also assist with the fight against piracy and reducing red tape at EU ports. The regulation […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Estonian dockers will be picketing the offices of Port of Muuga management in Tallinn after the port’s management refused to legally recognise their union representative, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) reports. Workers at Transiidikeskuse AS Muuga, Tallinn, elected a union steward from the Estonian Independent Seamens Union (EMSA) to represent their interests in negotiations with […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA), the Philippines is confident that the 80,000 Filipino seafarers on board European Union flagged vessels will retain their jobs as they are already making necessary changes to pass the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) audit. “We expect that EMSA will find the quality standard system that we adopted, hewing to […]

  • 10 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Operation of the International Data Exchange (IDE) for the Long Range Identification and Tracking of Ships (LRIT) has been successfully transferred to the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) in Lisbon, Portugal. At the 10th session of the Ad Hoc LRIT Group established by IMO (31 October to 3 November 2011), the LRIT Operational governance body, […]

  • 17 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Korean Register of Shipping (KR) has won a contract to develop a new software application to assist port state control officers (PSCO) working within the Mediterranean MoU. The software will comprise an up-to-date database of all relevant IMO and ILO conventions and will be used by PSCOs to ensure a vessel’s compliance with the […]

  • 11 March 2015

    The following image shows a network of European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) contracted vessels and their capabilities. Based in Lisbon, the Agency provides technical assistance and support to the European Commission and Member States in the development and implementation of EU legislation on maritime safety, pollution by ships and maritime security. It has also been […]

  • 7 August 2017

    The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) has launched THETIS-MRV, a monitoring, reporting and verification system, as the first of several steps in the EU’s efforts to include the maritime transport sector in its overall policy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  As explained, the system will enable companies responsible for the operation of large ships using EU […]