*NEW* The Maritime Watch Annual, now available to order as an e-book

The first edition of the Maritime Watch Annual is now available as a searchable e-book.

Over 600 pages of exclusive coverage from January 2014 to January 2017 have been chronologically arranged by theme: emissions; ports; state aid & taxation; classification; sanctions; passenger shipping; c...

February 28, 2018 (13:58) free

EC approves Maersk/ Mitsui tanker deal

March 16, 2018 (13:44) European Commission Maersk

CLIA Europe: profitability has recovered to pre-crisis levels

March 16, 2018 (10:16) cruise CLIA Europe

EU owners fret about coming trade war

March 14, 2018 (11:04) ecsa

*updated* Seafarers trained in Oman set to receive Brussels blessing to work on EU-flagged fleet

March 13, 2018 (14:13) seafaring COSS STCW

Ten years after state aid recovery decision that Greece ignored, EU judges debate daily fines

EC unconcerned about mobile broadband frequency allocation interference claims

*updated* Will competitors adopt Maersk/ IBM blockchain technology?

March 12, 2018 (11:10) Maersk IBM

Single windows: 13 Member States ask the EC not to mess it up this time

March 9, 2018 (12:44) European Commission DG MOVE single window

Norway tonnage tax extended to windmill supply and offshore vessels without EEA link in 'exceptional case'

March 8, 2018 (12:01) state aid offshore Norway
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  • Boom time for some: cruise berths in European yards are full
  • Luxury French operator Ponant 'now world's most profitable cruise line'
  • *updated* EC drops mentions of 'consequences' for ROs post-Brexit; clarifies role of ROs in IMO data collection regime
  • Asian states want to move IMO headquarters out of London
  • Euro MPs surprised at industry Brexit shrug
  • Corrupt Antwerp crane drivers 'earning Euro 50,000 drug bonus' per box move
  • Mercosur 'final stretch' talks move to Paraguay
  • EC request to inspect Chinese breakers' yards 'went to wrong Beijing official'
  • EC evasive on China shipbreaking inspections amid accusations of 'overreach'
  • ECSA unsure whether to consider Brexit an opportunity or a threat

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