A new research and innovation activities will assess the impact of emerging global trade corridors on the TEN-T network, ensuring effective connectivity and sustainability of the European Global Network.
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The EU & IMO recently issued new guidelines requiring ship operators to implement pre-boarding screening of seafarers.
ICS welcomed the guidance issued by the European Commission which calls on EU member states, in coordination with the Commission, to designate ports around EU shores for fast-track crew changes.
Further to club’s previous alert, the EMSA has released the attached guidance on the inspections from the EU port States to enforce provisions of the Ship Recycling Regulation.
The European Union will announce 22 new commitments at the 2019 edition of Our Ocean conference, which will take place in Oslo, Norway on 23-24 October 2019, for better governance of the oceans.
A global network of maritime technology cooperation centres has completed an impressive array of pilot projects over the past three years, helping to drive forward the changes which are required to reduce GHG emissions from shipping.
EU has suspended its search-and-rescue sea patrols that have helped to rescue thousands of refugees and migrants attempting the dangerous Mediterranean crossing into European waters, often in overcrowded and unseaworthy boats
ECSA has unveiled its strategic priorities for EU shipping policy, which will guide the association’s activities vis-à-vis International and European regulators for the next five years.
Ship recycling yards approved by the EU will have enough capacity to handle demand from EU-flagged ships that need to be scrapped, a new analysis shows.