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Reports / October 30, 2014

Mutual Recognition of Marine Equipment Certificates & RO Code, III Code

Reports / March 27, 2013

Passenger ship liability and the Athens Convention protocol

Reports / August 1, 2012

International Group of P&I Clubs investigation

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EU RO group completes work on 11 type approved products

Portugal warned on classification society monitoring

EC approves Royal Caribbean / Springwater sale

July 25, 2016 (15:26) cruise RCCL Royal Caribbean

Brussels seeks daily fine of Euro 35,000 from Greece over Hellenic Shipyards failure

*updated* Fotis Karamitsos sidelined in DG MOVE restructuring

European court hears arguments against Saremar Euro 10 million state aid recovery decision

July 20, 2016 (12:37) European Commission DG COMP state aid

Carrying hybrid and electric powered vehicles on ro-ro vessels can have 'catastrophic consequences', EC warns

Brussels corrects passenger ship safety rules

July 19, 2016 (11:45) passenger shipping shipbreaking

EC dismisses new Onorato Sardinia 'monopoly' complaint

European Parliament warns of 'conflict' between environmental liability Directive and HNS Convention

July 18, 2016 (15:16) European Parliament P&I liability
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  • Brussels executive picks DG MOVE head of ports and inland waterways, maritime security
  • Fotis Karamitsos offered 'conseiller principal' job title as reshuffle overlooks senior staff
  • DG CLIMA still promising CO2 alignment, though diplomats are sceptical
  • Greek tonnage tax probe hits translation bottleneck
  • Turkish Lloyd facing uphill battle for EU recognition
  • European Commission coy on Fotis Karamitsos
  • Will revised damage stability rules impact existing ships as well as newbuilds?
  • EC contemplates life after maritime Brexit
  • European Parliament got its way in port services trilogue
  • Chance of EU shipbreaking levy considered slim

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