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COMMENT: EU shipbreaking legislation set to trigger flagging out and little else

Impending European Union shipbreaking legislation has probably, to be fair, triggered investments in a few Indian subcontinent yards. A handful of facilities in Alang, India, have cemented work spaces and even provided workers with boots and gloves, we hear. They have however not gone as far as g...

September 22, 2017 (10:34) free European Commission European Parliament

*updated* EU updates DPRK sanctions to allow transhipment

September 20, 2017 (14:19) sanctions North Korea DPRK

Polish yard's US$420 million ferry order sparks probe call from German Euro MP

September 18, 2017 (14:06) state aid shipbuilding Poland

Brussels push against Danish road cabotage restrictions reaches court

September 14, 2017 (15:06) European Court of... denmark road haulage

Norway increases shortsea subsidies for 'environmental protection'

September 14, 2017 (14:36) Norway

Norwegian owners concentrate EU expertise in Oslo

September 11, 2017 (15:39) state aid taxation offshore

Bureaucratic, technical problems delay rollout of EMSA drones

September 11, 2017 (14:30) sulphur EMSA denmark

Shipbreaking: Brexit set to provide flagging out opportunities for Indian subcontinent yard clients

September 11, 2017 (12:59) ports shipbreaking customs

Brexit: Britons in EMSA, UK emergency standby vessels face uncertain future

September 8, 2017 (15:53) EMSA UK Brexit

European Commission transport team refuses to discuss Brexit

September 7, 2017 (14:03) European Commission European Parliament TRAN
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  • European Commission plan for pool of EU port state/ flag state control inspectors
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  • ECSA board facing stiff headhunter's bill
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  • CO2: EU trilogue begins negotiations on maritime emissions trading amendment
  • Search begins for new executive director for EMSA
  • ECSA secretary general race down to two
  • International Chamber of Shipping and ECSA fishing in same pool for new secretary general

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