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Greece: should the shit hit the fan?

Greece: should the shit hit the fan?
WITHOUT PREJUDICE By John Faraclas I will start with Edmund Burke’s cliché: “for the evil to flourish, all that is needed is for good people to do nothing.” Time and again I have warned in writing, and in particular ever since the millennium summer, of the coming economic situation on all fronts,...
December 29th, 2011 | Banking, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, European Union, Featured, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Fraud, Maritime Gifts, Maritime History and Museums, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Story of the Year, Taxation | Read More

TEN-T Days: ESPO Seeks to Increase Support for Port Hinterland Connections

The European Commission is organising the fourth edition of the ‘TEN-T Days’ in Antwerp today and tomorrow. Aim of the conference is to discuss the Commission’s new proposals on the guidelines and financial framework (so-called ‘Connecting Europe Facility’) for the Trans-European Transport...
November 29th, 2011 | European Union, Ports & Terminals | Read More

European Union

Parliament approves €40 million for integrated maritime policy MEPs gave their green light Thursday to allocate a €40 million budget to integrated maritime policy pilot programmes and projects for 2011-2013. They struck an agreement with the Council at the first reading. “This financial regulation...
November 20th, 2011 | European Union, Politics and Government | Read More