The proposal by the European Commission (EC) to compel ships, regardless of flag, to pay for European Union (EU) ship recycling licenses when calling at EU ports would “embarrass shipowners worldwide”, Asian Shipowners’ Association (ASA) has...
The Brussels-based European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) body yesterday endorsed the final version of the EU Operational Guidelines on Places of Refuge first published in mid-November 2015.
Confounding expectations, the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) has joined Maersk in calling for the re-inclusion of shipping in the COP21 climate deal.
The European Community Shipowners’ Association (ECSA) has thrown its weight behind IMO as the proper leader of efforts to reduce shipping’ s greenhouse gas emissions at the start of the COP 21 Climate Change Conference in Paris.
Agreement by EU member states to triple the resources earmarked for the Mediterranean’s Operation Triton is “laudable” but falls short, European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) and International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) say.
Following the loss of hundreds of lives, industry groups have praised the decision to call an extraordinary session of EU leaders on Thursday to address people smuggling in the Mediterranean.
Last week, Transfennica announced it would be closing a ro-ro service running between Bilbao, Portsmouth and Zeebrugge. The line has become the latest casualty for North Sea operators in the run up to the 2015 entry into force of the European...