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24 October 2020 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 13:52 GMT+2

European Union

European Commission guidelines for the application of the regulation on ship recycling
Clarifications in light of the difficulties created by the coronavirus health crisis

European transport associations are urging the EU to adopt a fair and transparent framework for B2B data governance
Among the demands are to define the obligations and responsibilities of data aggregators and to provide financial support for digitisation

An open letter from ECSA, ICS, ETFs and ITFs to the EU calling for an urgent solution to the problem of migrants rescued from ships
Among the requests is to quickly indicate a safe harbor in which to disembark the rescued persons

The ESPO supports the EU's strategy of decarbonising shipping, but calls for financial support for ports
The association proposes that the revenues produced by the inclusion of shipping in the ETS should also be used to promote the construction of alternative fuel infrastructures

The European Shippers' Council and the Global Shippers' Alliance are calling for the problem of changing ship crews
A shortage of seafarers, they warned, means that ships will eventually not sail and supply chains will start to freeze

ECSA calls on EU policymakers to assess the impact of the inclusion of shipping in the ETS on emissions
Dorsman: SMEs dominate the sector, for which the burden would be unsustainable

Intertanko, the inclusion of shipping in the EU's ETS on emissions risks damaging the EU's foreign trade
Stanzel: IMO's efforts to reduce international shipping's greenhouse gas emissions are at risk

ECSA is highly critical of the EU's regional approach to including shipping in the ETS on emissions
Abbasov (Transport & Environment): The European Parliament is tired of inaction in the face of the constant increase in shipping emissions

OK of the EU Parliament on the inclusion of shipping in the European emissions trading system
The position will be formally adopted tomorrow with a new vote

Published the guide EU in order to facilitate the gradual restart of the activity of the cruise ships blocked from the pandemic
It identifies the measures in order to limit the contagion risk to adopt is on board that to earth

New appeal to allow the implementation of the change of ship crews
The main employers' and trade unions in the maritime sector have sent letters to European leaders

ECSA calls for the extension of the mandate of the EU NAVFOR operation Atalanta
Confitarma, the Persian Gulf and the waters in front of Somalia is a strategically relevant area for Italian armament

The European Parliament has approved the Mobility Package without modification
Measures to put an end to distortions of competition in the transport sector and ensure better working conditions for drivers

Shipping CO2 emissions should be included in the EU emissions trading system
MEPs put further pressure on the shipping industry by imposing binding requirements for average annual emissions to be reduced by at least 40% by 2030

Dorsman (ECSA): The tonnage tax system is essential
European Commission study on social aspects in the maritime transport sector

The European Commission authorises TUI Cruises to acquire Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
The consolidation of the business was planned by the German TUI and the American Royal Caribbean

ECSA and ETF, because of the inaction of the governments the marine ones are captive on their ships
Mattioli (Confitarma): necessary a humanitarian action fast and decided in order to guarantee they corridors of sure transit in order to make them to arrive on board to work and in order to make them to return at home

ECSA, the tonnage tax does not cause any distortion of competition with operators in other parts of the supply chain
The Association of European Shipowners invites FEPORT and CLECAT to a new confrontation

FEPORT and CLECAT invite the EU commission to make sure that the regimes of the tonnage tax benefit the companies of navigation to the detriment of terminalisti and shippers
Van der Jagt: there are obvious cases in which the merchant is stimulated carrier haulage rather than haulage and this for us is not acceptable

ECSA, the renewed multilateral commercial system of the EU must be free, open and total
Dorsman: the EU must act quickly in order to rejuvenate the European economy, protect and to create occupation and to show the leadership in the process of total resumption

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