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EU RO MR Workshop 05 September 2018

A Mutual Recognition Workshop was organized on 05 September 2018 in Hamburg by the EU RO MR Group. The aim of the Workshop was to discuss the status of implementation of EU Regulation 391 / 2009, Art 10.1 on the Mutual Recognition of Class...

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European Union commits €300 million for clean, healthy and safe oceans

The European Union makes 23 new commitments at the 5th edition of Our Ocean conference, in Bali, Indonesia for better governance of the oceans. The European Commission has announced €300 million of EU-funded initiatives, which include...

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Statement by European maritime sector on Brexit negotiations

The members of the European Network of Maritime Clusters (ENMC) have unanimously agreed, during the annual meeting held in Malta, to release the following statement on the departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union; “The...

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State aid: Commission approves extension of Danish tonnage tax scheme to new types of vessels

The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules the extension of the existing Danish tonnage tax scheme to additional types of vessels. This will encourage ship registration in Europe and contribute to the global competitiveness of...

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Antitrust: Commission invites comments on future regime for liner shipping consortia

The European Commission is inviting comments on the legal framework exempting liner shipping consortia from EU antitrust rules that prohibit anticompetitive agreements between companies, known as the "Consortia Block Exemption Regulation". ...

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