testata inforMARE

16 July 2020 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 06:06 GMT+2

European Union

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

ECSA and ETF call on EU health ministers to facilitate the change of ship crews in European ports
Dorsman: It is necessary to ensure that all EU states implement the IMO protocols

The EU Commission authorises the Italian International Register, with changes, until 2023
The Italian authorities have pledged to extend the benefits of the scheme to all eligible vessels flying an EEA flag

The EU approves subsidies for the development of intermodity in the Genoa node
Nine million euros to promote the transfer of goods from the road to the railway

ECSA welcomes the tourism and transport package presented by the EU Commission
However, it reiterated the need to work to allow the changing of the crews of the ships

The Parliament EU will examine four proposals in order to support the field of the transports hit from the crisis
An amendment previews that the ports can decide to defer, to suspend, to reduce or to cancel the payment of the anchor duties

The Law court of the EU establishes that victims and survivors of the Al Salam Boccaccio ‘98 will be able to introduce demanded of compensation in Italy
They will be able to address to the Italian magistracy in order to introduce an action for damages against RINA and Agency Italian Registry of Shipping

The EU Commission authorises seven billion euros in aid to Air France
The support plan includes government guarantees on loans and the provision of a share loan

ESPO proposes a two-step approach to the EU to enable the transport sector to withstand the crisis and contribute to the recovery
According to the association, once the situation has stabilised, a new strategy will have to be defined

ESPO and FEPORT say to the proposal of the EU commission not to designate some ports where to carry out the changes of the crews of the ships
It would be risked - they emphasize - to create ulterior problems to a chain of supplyings that is already under pressure

ECSA, ETF, ICS and IATA ask the EU and the world-wide governments to adopt urgent measures in order to facilitate the changes of the crews of the ships
Between the demands, that for this purpose to designate a specific and limited number of airports near the main routes of navigation

The ESPO urges the EU to establish a recovery strategy to enable ports to help the economy overcome the crisis
I would like to pay particular attention to port airports particularly affected by the collapse in passenger traffic

The EU commission recommends that during the emergency the ports allow the berthing with the ships of any flag
Exhorted the designation of ports in which being able to carry out the change of the crews. Thanks of the ECSA for the lines guides EU times to facilitate the displacements and the necessities of the marine ones and the passengers of the ships

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