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Shipping industry urges Governments to take forward USD 5 billion proposal to accelerate the decarbonisation of maritime transport

As governments come together at the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) to consider important next steps to decarbonise maritime transport, the global shipping industry urgently calls […]

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ICS report reveals scale of challenge to decarbonise shipping

  A new report from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has laid bare the scale of the industry’s decarbonisation challenge. It also sets the scene […]

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Download the 2020 update of the ‘Economic Value of the EU Shipping Industry’ by Oxford Economics

Launched earlier in February during the 2020 European Shipping Week 2020, ECSA has produced a more comprehensive publication of the latest figures on European shipping by […]

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More efforts needed globally to reduce emissions from shipping, say MEPs

The Environment Committee expresses concern with insufficient progress in the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to reduce emissions from the maritime sector internationally. On Thursday, the Environment, Public […]

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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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