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#StateAid: Commission approves Belgian tax measures for #MaritimeTransport

#StateAid: Commission approves Belgian tax measures for #MaritimeTransport

| November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules the prolongation until end 2022 of various Belgian support measures for maritime transport. The scheme encourages shipping companies to register their ships in Europe and so ensure higher social, environmental and safety standards. Belgium has also committed to a number of changes to its scheme […]

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Ministers meet to avert #Mediterranean fish crisis

Ministers meet to avert #Mediterranean fish crisis

Ministers from Mediterranean countries and representatives from the European Union and international organizations are due to meet in Malta on Thursday to address the Mediterranean fisheries crisis. After a new scientific study found 90% of fish stocks are overfished in the region, Oceana is calling for a series of urgent measures to be adopted at […]

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#Oceana: European Parliament votes for greater transparency in EU’s fishing operations outside EU waters

#Oceana: European Parliament votes for greater transparency in EU’s fishing operations outside EU waters

| February 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Members of the European Parliament voted today (2 February) on the European Commission’s proposal to sustainably manage the activities of the EU’s fishing fleet operating outside European Union waters. EU fishing vessels operate in the waters of developing coastal states of the Indian and Pacific Oceans and off the coast of Central Africa under various […]

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#Maritime: European Commission to invest for sustainable growth and jobs in the marine and maritime sectors

#Maritime: European Commission to invest for sustainable growth and jobs in the marine and maritime sectors

| April 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Commission invests over €7,5 million under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund to boost innovation, growth and jobs in the marine and maritime sectors. The money is available under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund and divided in calls for proposal focusing on the key areas where the European Union can have the biggest impact: […]

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Maritime transport: Progress on safety, but some EU flag states could do better

Maritime transport: Progress on safety, but some EU flag states could do better

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Some member states are struggling to meet their commitment to ratify international maritime conventions, according to a European Commission report (1) on compliance with flag state requirements. Vice-President Siim Kallas, EU transport commissioner, said: “I am heartened that most coastal Member States are taking their obligations seriously as flag states. However, I am particularly concerned […]

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