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Brexit: UK coastguard 'very worried' about loss of access to EMSA satellite services

The UK will only be able to replace European Union ship safety and environmental satellite services at great cost, the executive director of the European Maritime Safety Agency has warned.

Replacing the services provided by the European Maritime Safety Agency would be a major task for the UK a...

February 28, 2017 (21:08) free EMSA UK

Europe's inland waterway crews 'paid as little as Euro 4.50 an hour'

*updated* Brussels considers Maersk / Hamburg Sud takeover 'commitments'

Car manufacturers' association ACEA sees 'no winners from hard Brexit'

March 22, 2017 (13:09) customs Brexit ECG

Emissions trading: negotiators schedule first trilogue amid heavy Council resistance to shipping's inclusion

March 20, 2017 (15:16) emissions European Parliament Ian Duncan

*updated* Brussels clears Hapag-Lloyd, UASC takeover

Barge operators call for exclusion from EU posting of workers legislation after shower of paperwork in France, Austria

March 15, 2017 (15:43) Germany France inland waterways

European Commission begins MRV alignment assessment as ETS negotiators huddle

March 14, 2017 (15:03) European Commission emissions IMO

New European ship recyclers' group aims to put pressure on EU owners and 'unlicensed European yards'

March 13, 2017 (12:43) shipbreaking Brexit ISRA

Passenger shipping: single nation abstaining on safety derogations; UK officials 'awaiting Brexit orders'

March 13, 2017 (11:37) passenger shipping COSS Germany
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Rumours

  • Intermodal car frame could reduce need for full car-carrier loads (and would be handy if the UK breaks up)
  • European Commission promise to lift Belgium port labour court threat
  • Belgian dockers' monopoly holding firm despite new law
  • UKAS churning out MRV accreditations, but will they be valid after Brexit?
  • Brexit creating MRV accreditation uncertainty
  • Tonnage tax decisions victim of European Commission go-slow
  • National governments play down reports of wasted port subsidies
  • Germany battling for right to subsidise port dredging
  • European dredgers abandon hope of US entry under Trump
  • Emissions trading: shipping at the bottom of the list in Council

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