General Statement on behalf of the European Union and its Member States delivered by Ms Peggy Vissers, European Union Delegation to the United Nations, 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly Agenda.
A key project to support the reduction of GHG emissions from shipping in developing countries through regional maritime technology cooperation centres has been extended to June 2021.
The European Parliament has voted to extend the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) to the shipping sector – which currently pays nothing to emit CO2.
ECSA and the ETF wrote to EU Vice President Margaritis Schinas and Commissioner Ylva Johansson, voicing their grave concern about the humanitarian crisis on board the oil tanker Maersk Etienne.
Guidance on the gradual and safe resumption of operations of cruise ships in the European Union in relation to the COVID‑19 pandemic has been circulated by the IMO.
INNTERESTING, coordinated by the Technological Research Centre IKERLAN, has a budget of €4.75M and it is financed by the European Union´s H2020 Research and Innovation Program.
Four trade associations representing the international liner shipping industry today submitted comments to the European Commission supporting extension of the EU consortia block exemption regulation (“BER”) for an additional five years beyond its current 2020 expiration date.
The European Network of Maritime Clusters released the following statement on the departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union, at their annual meeting held in Malta.
Rolling out LNG infrastructure for shipping in Europe would cost $22 billion and deliver, at best, a 6% reduction in ship greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 compared to the replaced diesel.