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*updated* EC clears UECC, Noatum Spanish stevedore acquisition

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France battles for derogation from aluminium ship safety law

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*updated* European Commission justifies '220,000 EU seafarers' claim

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DG MOVE restructuring: full detail

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Maersk claims 'majority' of end-of-life ships 'not dismantled on beach' after investigation uncovers Alang labour, environment breaches

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European port authorities call for 2020 entry into force of global sulphur fuel cap

October 14, 2016 (17:29) emissions ports IMO

Canadian free trade agreement: shipowners optimistic despite Belgian parliament rejections

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Ports: Fleckenstein threats convince European Commission to drop 30-year concession limit proposal

October 14, 2016 (12:51) European Commission ports European Parliament

Parliament industry committee rejects EU maritime ETS, greens play down significance of vote

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