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  • 3 March 2015
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development

    The European Commission has today launched a new Policy Support Facility (PSF) to help EU Member States reform their research and innovation policies. Such reforms are a priority for EU economic policy as highly performing research and innovation systems can kick-start renewed growth and job creation. The first countries to make use of the Facility […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Human Capital, Ports & Logistics

    The European Commission has issued guidelines aimed at helping to repatriate seafarers stuck on ships amid coronavirus lockdown measures and resolve the current crew-change crisis. The guidelines are calling on the EU member states to create a network of ports where crew changes can take place without delays. The prolonged stay of seafarers on board […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    The EU wants to check whether Italian laws are in line with EU State aid rules.

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission has given the green light to COSCO Shipping’s bid to take over OOCL.

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Container shipping companies that are being investigated by the European Commission over a suspected breach of antitrust rules have agreed to settle with the Commission and change their pricing policies so as to avoid fines, Reuters reports citing sources familiar with the matter. The Commission launched the investigation in November 2013, claiming that since 2009, major […]

  • 2 April 2020

    SEA Europe: Europe risks to lose its strategic maritime technology sector to Asia.

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday, October 23th, in Brussels, entrepreneurs from the port of Rotterdam and representatives of the Port of Rotterdam Authority and employers’ organisation Deltalinqs met with Vice-President of the European Commission Kallas and European Commissioner Oettinger. The Dutch Cabinet was represented by Prime Minister Rutte. The key question was How does Rotterdam’s port and industrial […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission yesterday appointed European coordinators for each of the nine core network corridors of the trans-European transport network (or TEN-T), as well as for the European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) and for Motorways of the Sea. The core TEN-T transport network creates two North–South corridors, three East–West corridors; and four diagonal corridors. […]

  • 28 June 2013

    The European Commission today took the first step towards cutting greenhouse gas emissions from the shipping industry. It proposed legislation which will require owners of large ships using EU ports to monitor and report the ships’ annual carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. The Commission also published a Communication setting out its strategy to address and reduce […]

  • 11 December 2019
    Rules & Regulation

    The shipping industry is facing an ever-growing pressure to cut its carbon footprint.

  • 10 March 2015
    Authorities & Government

    Eurostat has published statistics report on the share of renewables in gross final consumption in the European Union. In 2013, the share of energy produced from renewable sources reached 15 percent in EU, compared to 2004, the first year for which the data on the share of energy from renewables is available, when the renewables share amounted […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maersk has secured clearance from the European Commission for its joint venture with IBM.

  • 17 July 2015

    Marine Power Systems (MPS) has welcomed the European Commission’s proposal for an Innovation Fund, which aims to strengthen the Emission Trading Scheme and support emerging renewable technologies. The company said that its wave energy technology, the WaveSub, has huge potential to contribute to energy security targets across the EU (and globally) and will reduce reliance on […]

  • 4 June 2020
    Research & Development

    The European Union’s anti-trust body has resumed its in-depth investigation into the proposed acquisition of Koran shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering CO., Ltd (DSME) by its compatriot Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings (HHIH). The European Commission stopped the clock on the merger investigation on April 1, 2020, after establishing that the Coronavirus pandemic was impacting the […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    For the first time, three yards located outside the EU have been included in the list.

  • 20 July 2015

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing technology designed to harness wave energy, welcomes the European Commission’s proposal for an Innovation Fund, to strengthen the Emission Trading Scheme and support emerging renewable technologies. MPS is developing the WaveSub to provide renewable energy source through harnessing wave energy. Dr. Gareth Stockman said: “MPS […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission has found amendments to an existing Finnish scheme supporting investment in cleaner ships to be in line with EU state aid rules. In particular, the amendments aim at giving ship-owners incentives to use less polluting fuel, ahead of the entry into force of EU standards to that effect. Joaquín Almunia, Commission Vice […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Latvian tugboat company JSC PKL Flote failed to prove its claim before the European Commission in the infringement procedure against Latvia on the violation of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union with regard to providing tugboat services at the Freeport of Riga. “Thus, the JSC “PKL Flote” failed to obtain the dominant position […]

  • 28 January 2016
    Research & Development

    Consultancy company Ecorys, in collaboration with Fraunhofer IWES, has been appointed by the European Commission DG Research and Innovation, to research the possibilities for the development of future wave and tidal energy resources. As part of the project, the companies will do fieldwork in countries where tidal and wave energy is currently developing, such as the UK, France, […]

  • 26 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    EU Commission approved the sale of HSH Nordbank by Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein to private investors.

  • 28 March 2006

    On 4 January 2006 Aker Yards and ALSTOM announced their intention to join forces in shipbuilding. Aker Yards has been notified by the European Commission that it has no objections to the intended transaction.

  • 23 August 2012

    The European Commission said in a statement it has granted clearance under the EU Merger Regulation to the proposed acquisition of joint control of a newly created joint venture by Marquard & Bahls AG and Linde AG, all of Germany. M&B operates in oil trading, tank-terminal storage, aviation fuelling and renewable energy. Linde supplies industrial […]