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Commission welcomes progress at international level to tackle maritime emissions

The European Commission welcomes progress made this week within the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to address greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime sector. IMO notably adopted a global and mandatory system to collect fuel...

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25th Global shipbuilding top executive meeting take a clear view on market downturn

From 19 till 20 October 2016, top executives from major shipbuilders from Japan, Europe, China, South-Korea and the United States met in Gyeongju (South-Korea) in the context of the 25th JECKU, to discuss the industry’s challenges in suppl...

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European industry, trade unions and NGOs jointly support the European and Economic Social Committee’s call for a financial incentive to enhance sustainable ship recycling

Today, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) adopted an own initiative opinion that calls on the European Commission to introduce an incentive that will “eliminate the abuses of irresponsible ship dismantling through a sys...

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Jorge Domecq at Euronaval: “More cooperation needed to develop the next generation naval platforms”

EDA Chief Executive Jorge Domecq today visited the Euronaval exhibition in Paris where he had a range of bilateral meetings with industry leaders. He also participated in a panel discussion organized by GICAN (Groupement des Industries de C...

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EU naval industry in good shape but more R&T investment needed, study says

Goods news from our shipyards: EU manufacturers of military vessels and submarines are doing well, especially on international markets where exports are booming. No reason though for the industry to rest on its laurels as it urgently needs to in...

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