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Brexit – Implications for holders of Certificates of Competency issued in the UK

Brexit has all kinds of implications. Seafarers holding Certificates of Competency (CoC) issued by the UK risk losing opportunities for employment. ECSA has therefore joined forces […]

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ON COURSE TOWARDS ADMINISTRATIVE SIMPLIFICATION FOR SHIPPING

ECSA and the World Shipping Council (WSC) welcome the adoption of a General Approach on the proposal for a European Maritime Single Window environment by Transport […]

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ICS Chairman Calls for Comprehensive Revision of STCW Seafarer Training Regime

Speaking in Manila, the Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), Esben Poulsson, has called for a comprehensive revision of the IMO STCW Convention which […]

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Parliament guarantees the provision of adequate port reception facilities for all ships entering EU ports, in line with the polluter pays principle

The Transport Committee of the European Parliament adopted earlier this week the final report on the Port Reception Facilities and gave a mandate to the Rapporteur […]

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European Shipowners and Maritime Technology Industry call for decisive actions against unfair trade practices and in favour of global playing field

SEA Europe and ECSA, the trade associations representing respectively European shipbuilding and maritime equipment and European shipowners, welcome the recent statement of EU Trade Commission Cecilia […]

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ECSA ASKS FOR MORE CAPACITY ON THE EU SHIP RECYCLING LIST

European shipowners encourage and support Commission’s current inspections of ship recycling facilities                                                                 The European Shipping industry welcomes the European Commission’s current inspections of ship recycling facilities […]

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ICS Launches Free Guidance on Preparing for 2020 Sulphur Cap

To assist shipping companies prepare for implementation of the UN IMO global sulphur cap for ships’ fuel oil, ICS with the support of the Asian Shipowners’ Association […]

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ICS Encouraged by IMO Progress on 2020 Global Sulphur Cap Implementation Issues

In a statement today, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) says it is encouraged by efforts made by IMO Member States to resolve some pressing practical […]

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Supporting sulphur 2020 consistent implementation

An IMO working group is meeting (9-13 July)  to develop guidelines to support the consistent implementation of the 0.50% limit for the sulphur content in fuel […]

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European Shipowners encourage the European Commission to have sufficient recycling capacity on the EU approved ship recycling yards list

sailing under an EU flag will eventually be required to use an approved ship recycling facility, once the EU Ship Recycling Regulation effectively applies. This will […]

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