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IMO report on GHG finds a decoupling between trade and emissions in shipping

The International Maritime Organisation’s fourth Greenhouse Gas Study highlights that the shipping industry has continued its trend of decoupling emissions growth from the global growth of […]

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Maritime industry calls for EU political leadership on seafarers

Due to the heightened humanitarian crisis due to lack of sufficient action by governments in ensuring crew changes happen, European and International maritime industry stakeholders joined […]

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Day of the Seafarer 2020: Let them go home!

ECSA and the ETF: The EU has to  start acting to resolve the current crew change crisis It seems like everybody is aware of the situation by now […]

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Global shipping body addresses the health concerns of seafarers during the COVID-19 pandemic

Download free Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance to help protect the health of seafarers (and passengers) as well as the general public here. Reports of seafarers being denied medical […]

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ECSA welcomes the European Commission’s package on tourism and transport in 2020 and beyond

Comprising five documents, the package touched on a common approach to lifting restrictions of free movement within the EU’s internal borders, a common framework to support […]

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Shipping industry requests European Commission to put public consultations and impact assessments on hold

ECSA, together with the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA Europe), the European Dredging Association (EuDA) and Interferry sent a joint letter to the President of the […]

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International Chamber of Shipping welcomes EU moves on COVID-19

The International Chamber of Shipping today welcomed the guidance issued by the European Commission which calls on EU member states, in coordination with the Commission, to […]

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ECSA: European Green Deal must take into account the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

Following the statement by the Executive Vice-President, Frans Timmermans, on the postponement of the COP26, the ECSA Board of Directors who met today took note of […]

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SHIPOWNERS AND OPERATORS COULD FACE DETENTION OF SHIPS FROM 1ST MARCH UNDER IMO RULE

Port state control authorities will begin to enforce the IMO’s Sulphur 2020 from 1st March, making it an offense for ships to carry fuel that contains […]

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The European shipping industry publishes position paper on the EU Green Deal

On the occasion of the European Shipping Week, ECSA – the European Community Shipowners’  Associations – has launched its position paper in response to the EU […]

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