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Now the DFDS ferries in Copenhagen will be receiving shore power

Members Corner - 2021-06-15

The work to establish a shore power facility at the DFDS Seaways ferry terminal in Copenhagen is in full swing...

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Brexit and pandemic hit UK port throughput volumes

Maritime & Ports - 2021-06-15

The twin impacts of Brexit and the pandemic have had a negative effect on UK port throughput in the first quarter of 2021...

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Netherlands requires truckers travelling from UK to complete ‘quarantine declaration’

Land Transport - 2021-06-15

Coronavirus restrictions are slowly being relaxed across Europe, making life easier for both travellers and lorry drivers...

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Vehicle electrification shakes up export and import flows

Automotive Industry - 2021-06-14

The electric vehicle revolution has reached some countries sooner than others, both in terms of customer uptake and manufacturing...

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Daimler CEO hits back at critics of 'greenness' of plug-in hybrid cars

Automotive Industry - 2021-06-14

Daimler Head Ola Kallenius defended plug-in-hybrid cars from critics who say the vehicles' environmental friendliness is overstated...

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Germany lobbying EU for stricter climate rules, report says

Automotive Industry - 2021-06-14

Germany is lobbying the European Commission to set stricter climate protection targets for the region's car and aviation industries, according to Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung...

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EU’s flagship programme Connecting Europe Facility 2.0 adopted by the Council

News from Brussels - 2021-06-14

The Council on 14 June adopted the EU’s Connecting Europe Facility 2...

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Five steps the EU can take to create a circular economy for cars

News from Brussels - 2021-06-14

While vehicles provide economic and societal benefits, they come with a sizeable carbon footprint...

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IMO environment meeting set to adopt GHG cutting measures

Maritime & Ports - 2021-06-11

A key meeting of IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 76) has begun...

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G-7 summit eyes ambitious shift to electric cars and away from oil

Automotive Industry - 2021-06-11

Group of Seven leaders are discussing ambitious plans to shift the balance of car buying away from gasoline to greener vehicles by the end of the decade, as part of a package of measures to combat cli...

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Time for Norway to tax luxury electric cars, IMF economists say

Automotive Industry - 2021-06-11

Norway should begin taxing high-end battery-powered cars to lower the overall cost of its generous electric vehicle incentives, economists at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in a working pa...

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EU steel import decision disregards interests of auto sector

News from Brussels - 2021-06-11

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) is extremely disappointed by the European Commission’s proposal to extend the restriction of steel imports into the EU...

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Brussels promises new EU legislation for end-of-life vehicles in 2022

News from Brussels - 2021-06-11

The European Commission will come forward at the end of 2022 with a proposal to remove the most polluting end-of-life vehicles from EU roads, European Green Deal Commissioner Frans Timmermans said on ...

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Latest report from ECG Business Intelligence: Funds for Europe’s Supply Chain Revival - Part 2

News from ECG - 2021-06-10

We are pleased to announce the publication of our latest report from ECG Business Intelligence in partnership with Automotive from Ultima Media...

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ECG - The Association of European Vehicle Logistics announces the (re)election of the Board

News from ECG - 2021-06-10

ECG - The Association of European Vehicle Logistics welcomes its new Board which was elected on 9 June at its annual General Assembly...

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VW will get back $351M in diesel settlement with former execs

Automotive Industry - 2021-06-10

Volkswagen Group said it has reached agreement with former CEO Martin Winterkorn and three other former top executives over compensation for their involvement in the automaker's diesel-emissions s...

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RHA wants Seasonal Visa Scheme to avoid “catastrophic” driver shortage

Land Transport - 2021-06-10

The Road Haulage Association is continuing to campaign for increased measures to alleviate the shortage of lorry drivers in the UK...

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Europe risks wasting €27bn battery opportunity with weak CO2 targets - study

Automotive Industry - 2021-06-10

While investors have poured billions into the battery industry, and Europe is set to have enough batteries to power over 90% of all new vehicle sales by 2030, a slowdown in electric vehicle sales woul...

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The Grimaldi Group takes delivery of the Grande California

Members Corner - 2021-06-09

The last of the seven PCTC (Pure Car & Truck Carrier) vessels ordered from the Chinese Yangfan shipyard in Zhoushan was delivered to the Grimaldi Group on 9 June...

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Technology is Paving the Way for the Future of Shipping

Maritime & Ports - 2021-06-09

Digitalisation in shipping shouldn’t be regarded as a thing for the future, or some abstract idea that could (or not) offer valuable contribution to the way the industry works...

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