NYK: The European Commission’s decision regarding ocean shipping services for cars and trucks

NYK: The European Commission’s decision regarding ocean shipping services for cars and trucks

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) earlier today released the following statement: “Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) has been investigated by the European Commission (“the Commission”) since …
Feb 22, 2018 /  Finance
European Commission Clears Rescue Aid for Croatian Shipbuilder Uljanik

European Commission Clears Rescue Aid for Croatian Shipbuilder Uljanik

The European Commission has found Croatian plans to grant Uljanik shipyard a State guarantee for a €96 million loan are in line with EU State aid rules. The measure will allow the company to meet urgent liquidity …
Jan 23, 2018 /  Finance
EC adopts first European List of ship recycling facilities safe for workers and environmentally sound

EC adopts first European List of ship recycling facilities safe for workers and environmentally sound

With the adoption of the first version of the 'European List of ship recycling facilities' the European Commission has taken an important step to help ensure that ships are recycled in facilities that are safe for …
Dec 26, 2016 /  Curious
European shipowners invite EU policy-makers to offshore study-trip

European shipowners invite EU policy-makers to offshore study-trip

European shipowners last week organised a two-day study-trip to Bergen, Norway for a group of EU decision makers from the European Commission, the European Parliament and Member States. “Our aim was to give …
Jun 10, 2016 /  Curious
CMA CGM’s proposed acquisition of NOL approved by the European Commission

CMA CGM’s proposed acquisition of NOL approved by the European Commission

CMA CGM, a global leader in container shipping, today announces that it has received approval from the European Commission for its pending acquisition of Neptune Orient Lines (NOL), Southeast Asia’s largest …
Apr 29, 2016 /  Finance
EU Commission Issues Guidance for Ship Recycling Facilities Seeking Approval

EU Commission Issues Guidance for Ship Recycling Facilities Seeking Approval

The European Commission has published technical guidance for ship recycling facilities seeking approval under EU Ship Recycling Regulation. The document provides clarifications in accordance with the relevant Hong …
Apr 13, 2016 /  Vessels
Dutch port authorities to appeal against European Commission decision

Dutch port authorities to appeal against European Commission decision

The Port of Rotterdam Authority, together with the Amsterdam Port Authority, Groningen Seaports, the Moederdijk Port Authority, the Port of Den Helder and Zeeland Seaports, is going to appeal …
Mar 21, 2016 /  Finance
Union of Greek Shipowners Disagrees With EC on Taxation Issues

Union of Greek Shipowners Disagrees With EC on Taxation Issues

The Union of Greek Shipowners yesterday responded to the European Commission's recently published Decision (C(2015)9019 final / 18-12-2015) alleging that some provisions of the Greek shipping taxation regime are in …
Jan 22, 2016 /  Finance
EU opens investigation into Antwerp port container operators

EU opens investigation into Antwerp port container operators

The European Commission said on Friday (Jan 15) it had opened an in-depth investigation into alleged state aid to two container terminal operators in Europe's second busiest port, Antwerp in Belgium. The …
Jan 18, 2016 /  Curious
European Commission committed €23m to build LNG terminal in Pori, Finland

European Commission committed €23m to build LNG terminal in Pori, Finland

The European Commission has committed €23 million in funding to build a small scale LNG terminal at Pori on Finland’s west coast – the first of its kind in the country. The terminal, which will …
Sep 29, 2015 /  Finance