Maritime & Ports

Stronger connections for a competitive future

Maritime & Ports - 2020-04-01

Haropa ports, which runs the Seine Axis ports of Le Havre, Rouen and Paris, is meeting storage capacity constraints with investment, redevelopment and the application of smart technology As with th...

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Port of Zeebrugge goes for 5G

Maritime & Ports - 2020-03-27

The Belgian Port of Zeebrugge’s 5G-ready, industrial-grade private wireless network deployment has entered its first operational phase...

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European inland ports call on the EU and member states to support the critical functions of inland ports 

Maritime & Ports - 2020-03-24

As multimodal hubs critical to the smooth and continued functioning of multiple European supply chains, European Inland Ports will play a critical role for the European economy during the coronavirus ...

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The shipping industry urgently needs special regulatory measures and actions to prevent a total collapse of seaborne trade to and from the EU

Maritime & Ports - 2020-03-20

Dear Minister, The outbreak of the corona virus (COVID-19) has developed into a catastrophic event affecting many countries and its citizens around the globe...

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​IMO Secretary-General issues a statement addressing the effect of the coronavirus pandemic on the shipping industry

Maritime & Ports - 2020-03-20

IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has issued the following statement addressing the effect of the coronavirus pandemic on the shipping industry and the global supply chain...

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ECSA fully welcomes the Ministerial Declaration on Waterborne Transport

Maritime & Ports - 2020-03-13

ECSA welcomes the Declaration on Waterborne Transport issued on 11 March at the High Level Maritime Ministerial Conference organised by the Croatian Presidency in Opatija...

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Top 4 accounting considerations after the implementation of IMO 2020

Maritime & Ports - 2020-03-12

To install or not to install? Following the IMO 2020 global low sulphur cap for marine fuel effective since 1 January 2020, many shipowners are still evaluating their positioning on whether to install...

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Cleaner ships get backing of EU ministers

Maritime & Ports - 2020-03-12

EU transport ministers agreed on Wednesday (11 March) that greenhouse gas emissions from the shipping sector need to be reduced significantly...

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International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) issues new Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for shipping industry

Maritime & Ports - 2020-03-06

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has issued brand new guidance for the global shipping industry to help combat the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19)...

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IMO 2020 sulphur limit comes into force

Maritime & Ports - 2020-03-05

Consistent implementation of the IMO 2020 regulation which limits sulphur in ships fuel oil has been enhanced from 1 March 2020, with the entry into force of a rule to ban the carriage of non-complian...

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Shipowners and operators could face detention of ships from 1st March under IMO rule

Maritime & Ports - 2020-03-03

Port state control authorities will begin to enforce the IMO’s Sulphur 2020 from 1st March, making it an offense for ships to carry fuel that contains a sulphur content higher than 0...

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IMO developed guidelines for taking onboard samples of fuel from ships

Maritime & Ports - 2020-02-28

IBIA says the IMO has developed guidelines for taking so-called “onboard” samples of fuel from ships, a move that will enable relevant authorities to take samples to check if ships are com...

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The future of European Shipping needs to be social!

Maritime & Ports - 2020-02-26

Last week, 17-21 February, European Shipping Week 2020 was held in Brussels, organised by the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA)...

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Foreship: Scrubber installation no longer an issue of 'if' but of 'how fast'

Maritime & Ports - 2020-02-26

There has been an unprecedented surge of inquiries on how exhaust gas cleaning systems can be fitted at short notice, naval architect and marine engineering specialist Foreship says...

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EU policymakers witness shipping's decarbonisation efforts on visit to the Port of Antwerp

Maritime & Ports - 2020-02-21

Decarbonisation measures being implemented by the European maritime sector were seen first-hand on 21 February by EU and national policymakers who visited the Port of Antwerp as part of the European S...

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ESPO publishes its position paper on the European Green Deal objectives in Ports 

Maritime & Ports - 2020-02-20

On 19 February, ESPO published its Position Paper on the European Green Deal objectives in ports...

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Germany to promote EU maritime strategy including shore power

Maritime & Ports - 2020-02-19

Germany's government plans to use the country's EU Council Presidency in the second half of 2020 to advocate a common European maritime economy strategy aimed at strengthening the bloc's c...

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POSITION OF THE EUROPEAN FEDERATION OF INLAND PORTS (EFIP) ON THE EUROPEAN GREEN DEAL

Maritime & Ports - 2020-02-19

On 11 December 2019, Commission President von der Leyen presented her Green Deal for Europe...

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Discussing social matters with social partners - Day Two of the European Shipping Week

Maritime & Ports - 2020-02-19

The second day of the European Shipping week was filled with contributions by the European social partners for maritime transport – the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) and the...

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Enforcing IMO 2020 sulphur limit – verifying sulphur content of fuel on board

Maritime & Ports - 2020-02-18

IMO 2020, the 0...

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