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European Commission president-designate lays groundwork for emissions trading proposal

July 16, 2019 (10:36) European Commission emissions IMO

Recognition of third country seafarers: final text

July 15, 2019 (14:12) European Commission

*updated* Brazil / Argentina cabotage liberalisation includes continental shelf

July 15, 2019 (13:04) Brazil Argentina

EU IMO coordination meetings for the second half of 2019

July 15, 2019 (12:39) IMO

*updated* Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Kosovo, Serbia and Montenegro to join EU cabotage zone

July 3, 2019 (12:51) Albania

*updated* Five-year DG COMP Malta probe did not find a single case of illegal state aid, but established a potentially far-reaching precedent for resident beneficiaries

July 3, 2019 (12:39) European Commission state aid DG COMP

EU law requires border inspection officials to receive animal welfare training

July 3, 2019 (12:20)

Owners anxious ahead of publication of vessel efficiency figures

June 28, 2019 (12:49) emissions MRV

Autonomous vessels: EC expects first intra-European commercial voyages 'in not too distant future'

June 25, 2019 (14:50) IMO seafaring autonomous vessels

*updated* US-owned MARS recycling yard permit 'does not comply with EU law'; locals fear radioactive waste

June 25, 2019 (10:55) shipbreaking denmark
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  • EU navy investigated Gulf tanker explosions
  • New RO inspection regime could flush out poor performers
  • EC in 'constructive' talks with Greece on tonnage tax
  • Brussels makes 'final judgment' threat to de-recognise Filipino seafarers
  • Scrubbers: industry seen accepting global regulation with grandfathering rights
  • Greenhouse gas: US filibustering seen as main obstacle to progress in IMO
  • Antwerp: European Commission 'not amused' with Belgian Government dock labour reform report
  • Antwerp: unions take dockside power into digital age
  • Shipbreaking: EC asked Member States to double-check white list yard capacity

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