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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

US recycling yards expect Brussels inspectors 'this fall'

October 17, 2017 (15:14) shipbreaking US

EU slaps sanctions on North Korea maritime administration

October 17, 2017 (14:58) sanctions North Korea DPRK

Denmark to reintroduce border controls from next month due to 'deficiencies' at external EU border

October 13, 2017 (14:29) denmark

CO2: Euro MPs call for EU voyages to be covered by emissions trading; for no MRV alignment without transport work, transparency

October 12, 2017 (17:21) emissions IMO European Parliament

*updated* ECSA board backs new secretary general with large majority

October 12, 2017 (11:24) ecsa

Sulphur: Maersk to call for ban on carriage of non-compliant fuel

October 11, 2017 (15:42) emissions IMO sulphur

EC seeks to amend scrubber washwater testing guidance

October 10, 2017 (11:33) European Commission emissions IMO

European Commission suggests ships be allowed to run on heavy fuel if a scrubber breaks down

October 10, 2017 (11:13) European Commission emissions IMO

EC praises 'effectiveness' of passenger liability legislation

October 9, 2017 (17:09) insurance liability Athens Convention
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