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Warning shipping delay problems to continue this year

Maritime & Ports - 2022-01-27

Global supply chain disruption and shortages caused by the Covid pandemic are set to continue well into 2022, according to a report...

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Covid certificate obligation in the EU should not apply to truckers, EU Council recommends

Land Transport - 2022-01-27

Transport workers should be able to travel freely within the EU with or without a Covid certificate or the need to make covid-tests, the Council of the European Union has recommended...

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Dismal year for UK car output but investment recovery and electrified charge brighten outlook

Automotive Industry - 2022-01-27

UK car production in 2021 fell -6...

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Vălean’s valiant defence of the winter transport package

News from Brussels - 2022-01-27

EU Transport Commissioner Adina Vălean paid a virtual visit to the European Parliament on 24 January to discuss the Commission’s winter mobility package...

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The Drive for Cleaner Marine Fuels

News from ECG - 2022-01-26

The shipping industry is a crucial player in the fight against climate change, but reducing shipping emissions is not easy...

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More usage of Operation TAP expected as Brexit checks contribute to Dover lorry queues

Land Transport - 2022-01-26

The Port of Dover has warned Operation TAP will “continue to be deployed" due to increases in freight volumes, less ferry sailings, roadworks and “more burdensome border control proce...

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EU: TEN-T provides too little alternative rail capacity

Land Transport - 2022-01-26

The European TEN-T investment programme to expand the trans-European transport corridors does not yet provide enough extra rail capacity to shift more freight transport from road to rail...

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UK needs law for self-driving cars, government bodies say

Automotive Industry - 2022-01-26

Britain should pass a law regulating self-driving vehicles and include sanctions for companies if anything goes wrong when their vehicles take over control from human drivers, two independent governme...

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Lamborghini sees its first full-electric model at end of decade

Automotive Industry - 2022-01-26

Lamborghini plans to roll out its first full-electric model at the end of this decade, CEO Stephan Winkelmann said in remarks confirmed on 25 January by a company Spokesperson...

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US Commerce Dept. says chips shortage to persist

Automotive Industry - 2022-01-26

The US Commerce Department said a survey of semiconductor chips producers and users shows a shortage will persist, sparked primarily by wafer production capacity...

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Commission adopts rules for the delivery of waste from ships to EU ports

News from Brussels - 2022-01-26

The Directive on port reception facilities, adopted in 2019, prevents marine pollution from ships by ensuring that waste generated on ships, and passively fished waste, is not thrown into the sea...

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ECG survey confirms reducing logistics capacity as costs rocket

News from ECG - 2022-01-26

Logistics service providers fear lost capacity will hinder market recovery   The Finished Vehicle Logistics (FVL) industry fears for the future as costs rise at an unprecedented rate across...

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Drammen Port: The worlds most environmentally friendly car carrier.

Members Corner - 2022-01-25

Great article from Drammen Port on our very own Auto Advance - the world's most environmentally friendly car carrier...

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Austria decides on CO2 pricing of fossil fuels

Land Transport - 2022-01-25

The Austrian parliament passed a climate tax on fossil fuels on 20 January...

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Hyundai sees sales returning to pre-COVID levels as chip supply improves

Automotive Industry - 2022-01-25

Hyundai Motor is hopeful that the semiconductor shortage afflicting the global auto industry will ease next quarter and that its sales will return to pre-pandemic levels in 2022, according to the comp...

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Volkswagen and Bosch to collaborate on automated driving software

Automotive Industry - 2022-01-25

Volkswagen's software subsidiary Cariad and autos supplier Bosch have formed a partnership to develop software for automated driving to use in Volkswagen's passenger vehicles, the compani...

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VW Group says it met EU CO2 goal for 2021 on higher EV sales

Automotive Industry - 2022-01-25

Volkswagen Group said it has met its European CO2 emissions legal target for 2021, helped by its EV push...

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The new Stena Baltica has debuted on Stena Line’s Baltic Sea route from Ventspils to Nynäshamn

Members Corner - 2022-01-24

With the continued expansion of Stena Line’s operations in the Baltic Sea, on 19 January the new ferry Stena Baltica has made its maiden voyage on the Ventspils‒Nyn&au...

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Dublin Port figures show trend to towards mainland Europe routes has cemented

Maritime & Ports - 2022-01-24

The Dublin Port Company has reported on 20 January trading figures for the fourth quarter of 2021 and for the year as a whole...

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Maritime EU ETS: Europe's Ports call for an ambitious scope that avoids carbon and business leakage

News from Brussels - 2022-01-24

The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) welcomes the proposal to include shipping in an Emission Trading System (ETS...

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