Proposal on Establishing European Maritime Single window Environment Welcomed

European Shippers’ Council (ESC) and other stakeholders have welcomed the European Commission’s new proposal for a regulation on establishing a European Maritime Single Window Environment. The new regulation is set to provide faster clearance and release of goods and a reduced administrative burden. However, the stakeholders would welcome more precision in the proposal on how
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European shipowners welcomed the free trade agreement between the EU and Singapore, which was signed during last week’s Asia-Europe summit. “European shipowners welcome the fact that the EU and Singapore show their commitment to free, fair and rules-based trade at a time that protectionism is on the rise,” Martin Dorsman, ECSA’s Secretary General, said. “Shipping needs global
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The EU and Singapore signed landmark agreements during last week’s Asia-Europe summit. “European shipowners welcome the fact that the EU and Singapore show their commitment to free, fair and rules-based trade at a time that protectionism is on the rise”, said ECSA’s Secretary General Martin Dorsman, “The EU-Singapore FTA text contains the liberalisation principles of
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ESPO presented yesterday its annual Environmental Report for 2018 at the GreenPort Congress in Valencia. The ESPO Environmental Report includes environmental performance benchmark indicators as well as the Top 10 Environmental Priorities of the European ports for 2018. Air quality has remained the top priority of the European ports since 2013. The increased interest in
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Global stocks were mixed Thursday, as the macroeconomic anxieties behind recent wild swings continued to drag on Asian bourses. The Stoxx Europe 600 was up 0.2% in opening trading, slightly extending its rally so far this week after dropping 5% in the past month. That followed a drop in Asia-Pacific markets, where Chinese stocks in
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The members of the European Network of Maritime Clusters (ENMC) have unanimously agreed, during the annual meeting held in Malta, to release the following statement on the departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union; “The European maritime community supports Maritime UK’s ambition for a mutually beneficial deal between the UK and EU. “At
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Liege Airport and AirBridgeCargo Airlines have signed an historic lease agreement for 10 years. This arrangement will bring the scale of cooperation between two companies to the next level of development, boosting air cargo volumes of ABC to/from the airport and placing Liege Airport among the top 5 cargo airports in Europe by 2020. The
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In a move to continue strengthening their logistical operations, World Fuel Services (WFS) has welcomed a new supply vessel to its offering. The 75m LOA, 3100 DWT product tanker, Whitstar, was deployed in early September 2018 to operate along the east and south coast with the task of servicing UK terminals Whitstar World Fuel Services
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The European thermal coal market was struggling with close to record high stockpiles at the key Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp hub, as an increased volume of off-spec coals flowed into the region, sources said. European utilities have been blending off-spec coals for many years as it is typically a more economical way of achieving the most favorable heat,
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Northwest European liquefied natural gas terminals are for the first time exporting more of the fuel than they are feeding into the region’s pipeline networks. Even with the European benchmark at a record for this time of year, surging demand in Asia to South America means traders are sending ships with the super-chilled gas there
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