European shipowners urge for certainty as soon as possible on EU-UK trade framework

European shipowners urge for certainty as soon as possible on EU-UK trade framework

European shipowners touched upon some key issues regarding Brexit in today’s public hearing in the European Parliament’s Transport committee’s hearing on the « Impact of Brexit on Maritime …
Feb 20, 2018 /  Curious
CO2 emissions reductions in shipping – European Shipowners discussing the impact of improved machinery, propulsion, operation and design

CO2 emissions reductions in shipping – European Shipowners discussing the impact of improved machinery, propulsion, operation and design

In the European Shipowners’ seminar on CO2 reductions in the shipping industry one message was clear: in order to achieve CO2 reductions across the world merchant fleet, a combination of different measures is …
Sep 21, 2017 /  Curious
Piracy situation still serious in the Gulf of Guinea

Piracy situation still serious in the Gulf of Guinea

European shipowners are concerned about the continued piracy, armed robbery attacks and kidnapping for ransom events in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG), and particularly off Nigeria. According to the latest International …
Jun 30, 2017 /  Piracy
Shipowners encourage EU-China leadership in shaping IMO CO2 strategy

Shipowners encourage EU-China leadership in shaping IMO CO2 strategy

Following the decision of the United States to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, the European Community Shipowners' Associations (ECSA) and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) encourage the intentions of …
Jun 7, 2017 /  Curious
ECSA: Operation Atalanta continues to keep the coast of Somalia safe

ECSA: Operation Atalanta continues to keep the coast of Somalia safe

The European Community Shipowners' Association (ECSA) welcomes the European Council’s decision of 25 November to extend the mandate of Atalanta, the European Union’s counter-piracy operation along the East …
Nov 30, 2016 /  Piracy
Cruise lines and European shipowners welcome the revision of port reception facilities directive

Cruise lines and European shipowners welcome the revision of port reception facilities directive

The Cruise Lines International Association Europe (CLIA Europe) and the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) welcome the revision of the European directive on port reception facilities for …
Nov 16, 2016 /  Curious
New European Border and Coast Guard Agency to strengthen EU’s maritime borders

New European Border and Coast Guard Agency to strengthen EU’s maritime borders

European shipowners are pleased with the recent launch of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, ECSA said in its press release. ECSA supports the creation of this new Agency allowing efficient European border …
Oct 14, 2016 /  Curious
ECSA: CO2 emission reduction measures must be global and apply equally to all ships

ECSA: CO2 emission reduction measures must be global and apply equally to all ships

“We believe that shipping, together with all other industry sectors, must be part of the solution to limit the increase in global temperature, as we clearly are a global contributor to carbon emissions”, …
Jun 23, 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
European seafarers and shipowners oppose the sentencing of Captain Mangouras

European seafarers and shipowners oppose the sentencing of Captain Mangouras

The European Social Partners in Maritime Transport - ETF and ECSA - are extremely concerned about the recent Court decision in the Prestige case as it unexpectedly overturned the judgment by the Provincial Court of …
May 3, 2016 /  Curious