The bloc has dismissed the plans to prevent EU-owned vessels from transporting oil from Russia to countries located outside the region, per the people who have knowledge of the matter mentioned in a Bloomberg report on Monday.
Sustainable ship recycling consultancy Sea Sentinels believes proposed changes to the EU’s Waste Shipment Regulation will bring “legal clarity” on hazardous waste exports that will benefit South Asian shipbreaking yards seeking to gain compliance with EU recycling standards.
A powerful consortium of shipping stakeholders is aiming to develop demonstrators for two-stroke and four-stroke marine engines running on ammonia fuel.
Greenpeace activists from Germany and the Nordics continue protests in the Baltic Sea, urging the EU to get away from imports of oil, gas and coal from Russia as quickly as possible.
Europe’s biggest shipowner body is throwing its weight behind a controversial proposed amendment to the EU’s Waste Shipment Regulation that would effectively make it possible to recycle EU-flagged ships at non-OECD shipbreaking facilities in South Asia.
It reportedly headed for Denmark loaded with an oil cargo onboard with expected arrival on 2 March, ship tracking data on Eikon reflected.
Breakbulk volumes grew explosively in 2021 at the Port of Antwerp, after a huge downward spiral in 2020 due to the pandemic and global trade wars.
Human Rights at Sea issues a new civil society policy briefing critically reviewing EU Member States and the European Border and Coastguard Agency (Frontex) policies and practices in undertaking search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea.
The report states that in 2018, emissions from the maritime transport sector made up 13.5% of the EU’s total transport greenhouse gas emissions.