Posts Tagged ‘ECSA’

ECSA: “IMO Intersessional Working Group meeting was good and fruitful preparatory work”

ECSA: “IMO Intersessional Working Group meeting was good and fruitful preparatory work”
Martin Dorsman ECSA: “IMO Intersessional Working Group meeting was good and fruitful preparatory work” To rectify statements put forward by organisations such as the Clean Shipping Coalition, ECSA stresses the IMO’s Intersessional Working Group meeting that took place this week in London...
November 15th, 2019 | Associations, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

ECSA welcomes the confirmation of new Transport Commissioner-designate Adina Ioana Vălean

ECSA welcomes the confirmation of new Transport Commissioner-designate Adina Ioana Vălean
ECSA welcomes the confirmation of new Transport Commissioner-designate Adina Ioana Vălean On behalf of the European shipping industry, ECSA warmly welcomes the confirmation of Adina Ioana Vălean as the new Transport Commissioner-designate, after the hearing at the European Parliament held yesterday. Of...
November 15th, 2019 | Associations, European Union, Organisations, Person Profiles, Politics and Government | Read More

ECSA launches strategic priorities for EU shipping policy for the next five years

ECSA launches strategic priorities for EU shipping policy for the next five years
Martin Dorsman ECSA launches strategic priorities for EU shipping policy for the next five years In line with the new cycle of the EU institutions where the European Parliament has just started its mandate and the European Commission’s College is being composed, ECSA publishes its new strategic...
October 31st, 2019 | Associations, European Union, Organisations | Read More

The European shipping industry urges the EU to bolster maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea

The European shipping industry urges the EU to bolster maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea
Martin Dorsmanulf The European shipping industry urges the EU to bolster maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea The Gulf of Guinea remains a high-risk area for piracy and armed robbery. European shipowners are extremely concerned about the escalating rate of piracy incidents and the continued levels...
October 17th, 2019 | Associations, European Union, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

ECSA’s General Assembly: Claes Berglund and Philippos Philis as next President and Vice-President

ECSA’s General Assembly: Claes Berglund and Philippos Philis as next President and Vice-President At its meeting on 2 October that met in Athens, the General Assembly of ECSA decided on the organisation’s President and Vice-President. The President for the next 2 years is Claes Berglund....
October 2nd, 2019 | Associations, Person Profiles | Read More

World Maritime Day 2019: We are committed to a strong, attractive, competitive, prosperous and socially sustainable shipping industry

World Maritime Day 2019: We are committed to a strong, attractive, competitive, prosperous and socially sustainable shipping industry
… World Maritime Day 2019: We are committed to a strong, attractive, competitive, prosperous and socially sustainable shipping industry Today, European shipowners are marking World Maritime Day. The theme this year is “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community”. ECSA and its members are...
September 26th, 2019 | Associations, ILO, News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Revised Energy Taxation Directive should enable the transition to the decarbonisation of maritime transport

Revised Energy Taxation Directive should enable the transition to the decarbonisation of maritime transport
Martin Dorsman Revised Energy Taxation Directive should enable the transition to the decarbonisation of maritime transport The European maritime industry partners – ECSA, INTERFERRY, EUDA and CLIA Europe – welcome the long awaited report on the evaluation of the Energy Taxation Directive...
September 14th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More

European Shipping Week to be held from March 23 – 27, 2020

European Shipping Week to be held from March 23 – 27, 2020
Martin Dorsman   European Shipping Week to be held from March 23 – 27, 2020 Europe’s shipowners will once again join forces with the European Parliament, Council and European Commission to place shipping and maritime at the top of the agenda when European Shipping Week will be held in Brussels...
September 5th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

ECSA pleads for seafarers’ welfare on UK vessel held in the Strait of Hormuz

ECSA pleads for seafarers’ welfare on UK vessel held in the Strait of Hormuz
Martin Dorsman ECSA pleads for seafarers’ welfare on UK vessel held in the Strait of Hormuz At around 16h00 GMT, on 19 July, UK-registered vessel Stena Impero was accosted by unidentified crafts and a helicopter in a transit in international waters through the Strait of Hormuz. Soon after, both...
July 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures | Read More

ECSA marks the European Maritime Day 2019

ECSA marks the European Maritime Day 2019
Martin Dorsman ECSA marks the European Maritime Day 2019 20 May is the European Maritime Day. The Maritime Day was established in 2008 by the Council, the European Parliament and the European Commission as part of the EU Maritime Policy to raise the awareness of the seas and their importance. This year,...
May 16th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

New survey from ICS and ECSA paints positive picture for seafarer internet access

New survey from ICS and ECSA paints positive picture for seafarer internet access
Guy Platten New survey from ICS and ECSA paints positive picture for seafarer internet access A new survey from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) reveals that not only is internet access for seafarers for personal use on board ships...
May 15th, 2019 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, International Chamber of Shipping, IT and Communications, Safety and Security, Technology | Read More

ETF and ECSA welcome the adoption of the Regulation establishing a European Maritime Single Window environment

ETF and ECSA welcome the adoption of the Regulation establishing a European Maritime Single Window environment
ETF and ECSA welcome the adoption of the Regulation establishing a European Maritime Single Window environment April 2019 The EU Social Partners in the maritime sector, ECSA and ETF, welcome the adoption by the Members of the European Parliament of the proposal for a Regulation establishing a European...
April 18th, 2019 | Associations, HR, IT and Communications | Read More

ECSA on EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia

ECSA on EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia
Martin Dorsman European shipowners are pleased with the extension of the EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia ECSA welcomes the Council’s decision to extent the mandate of the EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia until 31 March 2019. Operation Sophia is part of the EU’s comprehensive approach to migration...
December 21st, 2018 | Associations, Immigration | Read More

A single market for shipping – time to make it happen

A single market for shipping – time to make it happen
Martin Dorsman The single market is one of the most celebrated successes of the EU. It is a central element of the EU growth agenda. It is, however, clear that the single market remains incomplete and dysfunctional in some sectors. This is particularly true for shipping. Shipping remains disadvantaged...
December 22nd, 2017 | Associations | Read More

30 organisations ask Europe to invest more in transport

30 organisations ask Europe to invest more in transport
Isabelle Ryckbost With the slogan “More EU budget for transport, the best investment plan for Europe” a coalition of thirty European transport organisations are launching today their campaign for a strong connecting Europe Facility for the next financial period 2021-2028. “We are very pleased ...
September 21st, 2017 | Associations, European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

ECSA on CO2 emissions reductions of the shipping

ECSA on CO2 emissions reductions of the shipping
CO2 emissions reductions of the shipping – European Shipowners discussing the impact of improved machinery, propulsion, operation and design In the European Shipowners’ seminar on CO2 reductions in the shipping industry one message was clear: in order to achieve CO2 reductions across the world merchant...
September 20th, 2017 | Associations, Emissions, Environment | Read More

European Maritime Social Partners welcome the Directive ensuring the welfare of seafarers

European Maritime Social Partners welcome the Directive ensuring the welfare of seafarers
Mark Dickinson The European Maritime Social Partners warmly welcome the European Commission’s adoption of their proposal to update their Agreement on the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC).  The ILO MLC amendments entered into force on 18 January 2017 and...
July 27th, 2017 | Associations, European Union, Health and Safety, HR, ILO, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Patrick Verhoeven to leave ECSA for IAPH

Patrick Verhoeven to leave ECSA for IAPH
Patrick Verhoeven Patrick Verhoeven will leave the European Community Shipowners’ Associations on 1 September this year to become Managing Director Policy and Strategy at the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH). This is a new leadership function that was created following a fundamental...
May 3rd, 2017 | Associations, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESW 2017 joint industry statement

ESW 2017 joint industry statement
A view from ESW 2017 conference EUROPEAN SHIPPING WEEK 2017 JOINT INDUSTRY STATEMENT CLIA Europe, EBA, ECASBA, ECSA, EMPA, ETA, ETF, EuDA, Interferry, WSC The European shipping industry, represented by the signatories to this statement issued on the occasion of European Shipping Week 2017, welcomes...
March 1st, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

EU Shipping policy is solid, but…

EU Shipping policy is solid, but…
Niels Smedegaard EU Shipping Policy is solid, but needs a stronger global orientation to sustain further growth  The EU has an overall competitive regime in place for fiscal and social measures as well as quality registers and a strong skills base. This combination supports the current status of the...
February 28th, 2017 | Associations, News | Read More

Socio-economic impact of the EU shipping industry remains solid

Socio-economic impact of the EU shipping industry remains solid
Patrick Verhoeven The EU shipping industry directly employed 640,000 people and supported a € 57 billion contribution to GDP in 2015. Adding supply chain and worker spending multiplier impacts, the shipping industry’s total employment contribution rises to 2.1 million people and its total GDP contribution...
February 27th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Cruise lines and European shipowners welcome the revision of port reception facilities directive

Cruise lines and European shipowners welcome the revision of port reception facilities directive
Rafael von Heereman The Cruise Lines International Association Europe (CLIA Europe) and the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) welcome the revision of the European directive on port reception facilities for ship-generated waste and cargo residues. Whereas the directive has produced...
November 15th, 2016 | Cruise Industry, Environment, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More

More EU transport budget for the benefit of Europe

More EU transport budget for the benefit of Europe
30 European transport associations, representing infrastructure managers, operators, local authorities, users and equipment suppliers in the maritime, inland waterways, railways, road, cycling, aviation and intermodal sectors, call on the European Parliament and the Council to approve the initial Commission...
November 14th, 2016 | Associations, Markets | Read More

Parliament’s Industry Committee Confirms IMO Regulatory Role on CO2 Emissions

Parliament’s Industry Committee Confirms IMO Regulatory Role on CO2 Emissions
Patrick Verhoeven The Industry Committee, ITRE, of the European Parliament today reached an important agreement concerning the revision of the EU emission trading system (ETS) directive. The report of MEP Fredrick Federley (ALDE / Sweden) was adopted with a clear majority of 45 against 13 votes. European...
October 13th, 2016 | Environment | Read More

Royal Belgian Shipowners Association – Shipowners’ Initiative Towards Decarbonisation

Royal Belgian Shipowners Association – Shipowners’ Initiative Towards Decarbonisation
On the 21st of June a symposium took place in Antwerp entitled ‘Shipowners’ Initiative Towards Decarbonisation’. It was organized by the Royal Belgian Shipowners’ Association (RBSA) with the support of ECSA and Flows. Over 170 participants from all over Europe attended. The symposium...
July 7th, 2016 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Pollution | Read More