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Budget 2020: What does it mean for shipping?

Budget 2020: What does it mean for shipping?
Budget 2020: What does it mean for shipping? The good news for the shipping sector in the 2020 Budget is that the Government has continued to ensure stability for the industry. As a consequence, the measures in the Budget will not impact the shipping sector any more than all businesses generally. The...
March 13th, 2020 | Taxation | Read More

Budget 2020: will the Chancellor listen?

Budget 2020: will the Chancellor listen?
.. Budget 2020: will the Chancellor listen?  What did we find? BDO Global Tax Outlook 2020 Don’t miss out on an opportunity to benchmark your tax function! Take part in a leading study which is being conducted in over more than 50 counties touching on some of the most common tax issues today. The...
March 6th, 2020 | Accountancy, Taxation | Read More

Republic of the Marshall Islands Has Been Moved to EU White List

Republic of the Marshall Islands Has Been Moved to EU White List
Republic of the Marshall Islands Has Been Moved to EU White List Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands, 18 February 2020 – At the European Union (EU) Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) meeting in Brussels this morning, it was announced that the Republic of the Marshall Islands...
February 18th, 2020 | Flags, Taxation | Read More

BIFA welcomes deadline extension for Customs grant scheme applications

BIFA welcomes deadline extension for Customs grant scheme applications
Robert Keen BIFA welcomes deadline extension for Customs grant scheme applications The British International Freight Association (BIFA) welcomes the news that HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has extended the deadline for businesses to apply for customs support funding to 31 January 2021. The scheme, first...
February 10th, 2020 | Associations, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Taxation | Read More

EU Commission prolongs Cyprus Shipping Deputy Ministry Maritime Transport scheme

EU Commission prolongs Cyprus Shipping Deputy Ministry Maritime Transport scheme
Natasa Pilides, Cyprus Shipping Deputy Minister EU Commission prolongs Cyprus Shipping Deputy Ministry Maritime Transport scheme Approved scheme bolsters the competitiveness of the EU maritime transport sector and ship registration in Europe CYPRUS, 17 December 2019: The EU Commission, under EU state...
December 17th, 2019 | European Union, News, Taxation | Read More

New ITF report on “Maritime subsidies”: FEPORT calls for more transparency and a review of the Maritime State Aid Guidelines

New ITF report on “Maritime subsidies”: FEPORT calls for more transparency and a review of the Maritime State Aid Guidelines
FEPORT’s President, Gunther Bonz. New ITF report on “Maritime subsidies”: FEPORT calls for more transparency and a review of the Maritime State Aid Guidelines to achieve it Brussels, September 20th, 2019 FEPORT who represents the private port companies and terminals performing cargo handling activities...
September 20th, 2019 | Associations, Ports & Terminals, Taxation | Read More

Deloitte Launches New Customs Compliance Business – Deloitte Global Trade Bureau

Deloitte Launches New Customs Compliance Business – Deloitte Global Trade Bureau
Deloitte Launches New Customs Compliance Business – Deloitte Global Trade Bureau Deloitte is announcing the launch of Deloitte Global Trade Bureau, its new customs compliance business. Deloitte Global Trade Bureau will help clients understand customs regulations by submitting supplementary customs...
August 8th, 2019 | Accountancy, Taxation | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot port News from GAC 22-Jul-2019 OVERSTAY PENALTY COSTS INCREASED Indonesia SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS AT HUNG HOM FAIRWAY Hong Kong REDUCTION OF LIGHT DUES Suez Canal, Egypt VESSELS URGED TO TAKE SAFETY MEASURES Straits of Hormuz Overstay penalty costs increased Monday, July 22, 2019, Indonesia Overstay...
July 22nd, 2019 | Canals, Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Taxation | Read More

Inside the fast-evolving world of smart shipping

Inside the fast-evolving world of smart shipping
Inside the fast-evolving world of smart shipping AUTONOMOUS SHIPS: WHERE DO WE REALLY STAND? Advances in autonomous technology offer shipowners advantages in terms of safety and cost. They also raise regulatory challenges. SMARTER TOGETHER: BOURBON AND BUREAU VERITAS TALK CYBER TECHNOLOGY Bourbon...
July 12th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Taxation, Technical | Read More

Moore Stephens Greece Newsletter – June 2019

Moore Stephens Greece Newsletter – June 2019
. Moore Stephens Greece Newsletter – June 2019 This newsletter provides information to Moore Stephens SA Greece newsletter subscribers. IN ESSENCE companies | Accounting & Financial Reporting | shipping | taxation | Generally ON THE MERITS In June 2019, we present the article “Step in...
June 28th, 2019 | Accountancy, Shipmanagement, Taxation | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 18-Jun-2019 PILOT TARIFF INCREASE United States Pilot tariff increase Tuesday, June 18, 2019, United States Pilotage for crossing the outer bar of Mobile Bay or navigating a vessel into or out of the bay or harbor of Mobile/Theodore, effective 15 June 2019, are as follow: GROSS...
June 18th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Taxation | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
 Hot Port News from GAC 14-Jun-2019 TARIFF UPDATES FOR AUSTRALIAN PORTS Australia OFFSHORE ROCKET LAUNCH AND POTENTIAL AFFECT ON MARINE TRAFFIC Delaware, Maryland & Virginia coastal waterways, United States ONE-WAY TRAFFIC DISRUPTION Corpus Christi, United States Tariff updates for Australian ports Friday,...
June 14th, 2019 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Taxation | Read More

Design Studies for replacement of R/V DANA (1981).

Design Studies for replacement of R/V DANA (1981).
.. Design Studies for replacement of R/V DANA (1981). KNUD E. HANSEN and DTU Aqua (Technical University of Denmark) has  completed the comprehensive design study for a new 65‐m multidisciplinary  marine research vessel. Looking ahead DTU Aqua urgently needs to replace the aging R/V DANA IV as it...
June 11th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Taxation, Technical | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC   09-May-2019 TARIFF INCREASE ANNOUNCED Port Kembla, Australia BUNKER CRAFT OPERATOR LICENCE REVOKED Singapore Tariff increase announced Thursday, May 9, 2019, Port Kembla, Australia NSW Ports have announced that there will be an 3% increase to the tariff, effective...
May 9th, 2019 | Bunkering, Corruption, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Taxation | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
02-Apr-2019 DEPLOYMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MONITOR DEVICE Singapore SVITZER ANNOUNCE PUBLIC TARIFF INCREASE Australia MINIMUM LINES CALL OUT CHARGE & REMOVAL OF THE VOLUME BASED SURCHARGE Eden, Australia TRUCK DELIVERIES TO COAL TERMINAL TO RESUME Port Kembla, Australia LOCKS BACK IN SERVICE Kiel...
April 2nd, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Taxation | Read More

No more treaty shopping?

No more treaty shopping?
No more treaty shopping? Many global shipping companies face increased tax bills following coordinated international anti-avoidance measures. These will restrict companies’ potential for ‘treaty shopping’ – benefiting from tax relief available under double tax treaties without real commercial...
March 26th, 2019 | Accountancy, Taxation | Read More

HMRC on panel at MTD events

HMRC on panel at MTD events
Invite eminder: Making Tax Digital: HMRC to join panel for January events With the Making Tax Digital (MTD) April 2019 deadline fast approaching, now is the time to act! Our January MTD events will give you the chance to have your questions answered by a panel of industry experts, including representatives...
December 13th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Taxation | Read More

UK tax regime continues to provide stability for shipping and offshore maritime

UK tax regime continues to provide stability for shipping and offshore maritime
Sue Bill International accountant and shipping consultant Moore Stephens has outlined a number of unexpected changes introduced by the UK Budget 2018 which could have implications for the shipping and offshore maritime industries. But it stresses that these are relatively minor alterations which will...
October 30th, 2018 | Accountancy, Taxation | Read More

Freight association fumes over sulphur surcharge

Freight association fumes over sulphur surcharge
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, has described the container shipping industry’s recent imposition of a ‘sulphur surcharge’ as unjustified and blatant profiteering.  It follows an announcement...
September 19th, 2018 | Associations, Energy, Environment, Logistics, Taxation, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Liberia renews historic China agreement

Liberia renews historic China agreement
On 5 September, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the Republic of Liberia renewed their historic maritime agreement for an additional five years. The unprecedented five-year extension further strengthens the close relations between the governments of the two countries, and their long-term co-operation...
September 10th, 2018 | Flags, Shipmanagement, Taxation | Read More

Enablers of tax avoidance rules: the impact on shipping

Enablers of tax avoidance rules: the impact on shipping
Sue Bill New rules have recently been introduced in the UK to combat complex or artificial tax avoidance arrangements. These rules apply to ‘enablers’ of defeated ‘tax avoidance’ arrangements. Where the rules apply, penalties will be imposed on the enabler and they can also be ‘named and shamed’....
July 20th, 2018 | Accountancy, News, Shipmanagement, Taxation | Read More

Damen supporting European shipbuilding with NAVAIS coordination

Damen supporting European shipbuilding with NAVAIS coordination
Damen Road Ferry 8117 Artist Impression EC-funded programme to improve sustainability in shipbuilding and maintain Europe’s leading role in complex vessel construction Damen Shipyards Gorinchem, in close cooperation with Netherlands Maritime Technology (NMT), is to coordinate the NAVAIS programme....
July 12th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Taxation, Technical | Read More

Moore Stephens Spring 2018 newsletter

Moore Stephens Spring 2018 newsletter
Moore Stephens Spring 2018 newsletter Please find herebelow the latest newsletter from the Moore Stephens shipping team, which includes articles on US tax developments, and a non-dom tax update.   Bottom-Line-Spring-2018 Enjoy the read!
May 10th, 2018 | Accountancy, Communication, Taxation | Read More

Brexit – where next?

Brexit – where next?
Margaret Pinder Brexit – where next? by Margaret Pinder, Head of Market Intelligence, Hill Dickinson Now that the Government has achieved sufficient progress in the Brexit negotiations to reach agreement to progress to stage two, this is a good time to review what this means for your business going...
January 2nd, 2018 | European Union, Legal, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Taxation | Read More

Fact vs fiction: BDA and industry respond to ICIJ reports

Fact vs fiction: BDA and industry respond to ICIJ reports
Hamilton, Bermuda, November 10, 2017 – Reportage about hacked data from global law firm Appleby has highlighted the substantial lack of media understanding of offshore investment structures and Bermuda’s long-time reputation for tax transparency and cooperation with international authorities. Bermuda...
November 10th, 2017 | Reports, Taxation | Read More