Tag: EU Commission

Infrastructure, Shipping

EU launches €5 billion call to make transport energy efficient

September 14, 2022

Via: Offshore Energy

The funding — €5.12 billion — will support projects across all EU Member States along the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) – the network of rail, inland waterways, ports, and roads that connects Europe. As explained, projects funded under this call […]


World Shipping Council denounces EU’s ETS plans

September 11, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

The World Shipping Council has raised serious concerns for maritime trade and global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions if the EU expands its Emissions Trading System (ETS) to include international shipping. In July, the European Parliament’s environment committee voted […]

Impact & Regulations

EU Commission calls for creation of a port network for crew changes

April 9, 2020

Via: World Maritime News

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 ships has been a hot topic over the past few […]

Impact & Regulations

EU Commission Opens Probe into Italian Ports’ Tax Exemptions

November 18, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

The EU investigation is to determine whether the tax exemptions are in line with EU State aid rules. The Commission also welcomed the commitment made by Spain to abolish the tax exemption benefiting Spanish ports as from 2020, allowing the […]