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Port of Rotterdam Points to Dramatic Rise in Sale of Low-Sulphur Bunker Oil

Maritime & Ports - 2019-12-10

The Port of Rotterdam, Europe’s largest bunker port, has seen a major spike in the sale of the new very low sulphur fuel bunker oil (VLSFO) with a maximum 0...

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Europe's dealer network must shrink further as online sales increase, report says

Automotive Industry - 2019-12-11

The number of dealerships across Europe needs to be cut by half in the medium term to adapt to changing customer behavior and the rise of online car purchasing, according to a report...

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Tesla's German plant will build 500,000 cars a year, report says

Automotive Industry - 2019-12-11

Tesla plans to build 500,000 electric vehicles a year at its new factory on the outskirts of Berlin, Germany's Bild newspaper reported...

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Global auto manufacturers call for resolution of WTO impasse

Automotive Industry - 2019-12-10

The EU, US, Japanese and Korean automobile manufacturers have joined forces to express their concerns about the impending blockage of the decision-making process in the World Trade Organisation’...

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Commission approves pan-EU battery project

News from Brussels - 2019-12-09

The plan aims to invest more than €8bn in battery projects across Europe over the coming decade...

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IRU takes over chairmanship of the EU road transport Sectoral Social Dialogue (SSD) Committee

News from Brussels - 2019-12-09

Building on its role as the officially recognised representative of road transport employers’ at the European Union level, IRU assumed today the chairmanship of EU’s road transport SSD Com...

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European shipping's climate record

Maritime & Ports - 2019-12-09

The monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) regulation of EU maritime emissions requires most ships to report their CO2 emissions associated with journeys to and from the EU...

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Linking transport CO2 reduction actions with national decarbonisation pathways

Land Transport - 2019-12-06

Which mitigation actions in the transport sector can most effectively support national decarbonisation pathways? Transport is the second-highest emitting sector and contributes 24% of energy-related C...

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Volvo to use new cargo ship from DFDS

Members Corner - 2019-12-04

Danish shipping line DFDS is introducing the Ro-Ro vessel, Hollandia Seaways, to the Gothenburg-Ghent route, with Volvo set to be one of its customers...

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Zero-emission trucks require radical policy changes, says ACEA as new fleet data is released

Land Transport - 2019-12-06

On the occasion of the COP25 UN climate conference taking place this week, the CEOs of Europe’s truck makers re-confirm their full commitment to help make the transition to carbon-neutral and ze...

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Modernisation of State Aid Guidelines for Railway Undertakings

Land Transport - 2019-12-05

ERFA believes it is crucial that the State Aid Guidelines for Railway Undertakings are modernised to take into consideration developments in the rail freight sector over the past eleven years...

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UK witnesses record demand for alternatively fuelled cars in November

Automotive Industry - 2019-12-05

The UK new car market fell 1...

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Consumer groups and NGOs urge VdL not to include transport and buildings in the ETS

Land Transport - 2019-12-04

As European Commission President Von der Leyen and Vice-President Timmermans develop proposals for the keenly anticipated European Green Deal, T&E as well as BEUC, Climate Action Network, Carbon M...

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Automakers are cutting 80,000 jobs globally as EV shift upends industry

Automotive Industry - 2019-12-04

It’s turning out to be one of the worst years ever for auto workers across the globe amid shrinking demand and a tectonic shift in vehicle technology, with Daimler and Audi announcing almost 20,...

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ECG M&P WG meeting at the Port of Valencia

News from ECG - 2019-12-05

On 25th November, close to 40 members and guests of the ECG Maritime & Ports Working Group (M&P WG) gathered at the Spanish coastal city of Valencia for an informal networking dinner, kindly s...

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Announcing second Health & Safety training session!  

News from ECG - 2019-12-05

After the successful first training session of the Health & Safety Working Group (H&S WG) which took place in Valenciennes on 26-7 November, ECG announces the second training session...

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“Belt and Road Initiative”
MOSOLF WITH 4PL CONCEPT FOR ASIAN VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS

Members Corner - 2019-12-03

The MOSOLF Group is expanding its services related to the rail link along the New Silk Road...

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Smart Ports. Piers of the future' brings together six large ports

Members Corner - 2019-12-03

For the first time, the ports of Antwerp, Barcelona, Hamburg, Los Angeles, Montreal and Rotterdam come together to showcase their most advanced digital transformation and sustainability projects at th...

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Initiative to research more effective IMO2020 enforcement techniques goes live online

Maritime & Ports - 2019-11-27

IMO2020 is just around the corner, and the positive changes it will bring could be dramatic, but only if the new rules are enforced effectively, which will help ensure that full compliance is achieved...

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BMW to invest €400m in Plant Dingolfing for BMW iNEXT

Automotive Industry - 2019-12-02

The BMW Group is investing around €400m ($440m) in its Dingolfing vehicle plant for production of the BMW iNEXT...

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