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COMMENT: New broom at DG MOVE but policy course remains unchanged

It’s all change in the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport, with new maritime chiefs set to start working in October.

Old hands including maritime director Fotis Karamitsos will be moving on, staff have been told, though there is no indication that this reshuff...

July 29, 2016 (12:30) free European Commission DG MOVE

Ports: Belgium tried to wriggle out of European Commission corporate tax decision

August 15, 2016 (16:02) European Commission ports DG COMP

Indian Register of Shipping pronounced European Union recognised organisation

August 5, 2016 (14:34) classification COSS Indian Register o...

Euro 11 million upgrade of German port of Wyk approved on grounds it is 'unattractive for international shipping'

August 1, 2016 (20:49) European Commission ports DG COMP

Confirmed: new head of unit for ports and inland waterways

UK's European maritime day 'at risk' over Brexit

July 27, 2016 (14:25) European Commission UK Brexit

EU RO group completes work on 11 type approved products

Portugal warned on classification society monitoring

EC approves Royal Caribbean / Springwater sale

July 25, 2016 (15:26) cruise RCCL Royal Caribbean

Brussels seeks daily fine of Euro 35,000 from Greece over Hellenic Shipyards failure

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