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Brussels must work with European shipping to promote market access, urges ECSA president

on Monday, 09 March 2015. Posted in Petrospot News

Europe must play its role as an international trade partner, says Rehder

The European shipping industry needs to work with the European Union to ensure free trade agreements remain in place if it is to grow its way out of the retrenchment of the past seven years.

European Commissions’ study on LNG as a shipping fuel shows industry's support

on Tuesday, 03 March 2015. Posted in Petrospot News

Brussels, 3 March 2015 – The European Commission today presented the preliminary results of a study on the perception of the risks and opportunities of LNG as a shipping fuel. The results show that stakeholders recognise the environmental advantages of LNG as a shipping fuel, but are still uncertain whether they offer a clear business case. At the meeting, held during the European Shipping Week, the European Commission discussed with LNG industry stakeholders the outcomes of the study.

Shipping Industry proclaims European Shipping Week a total success

on Monday, 09 March 2015. Posted in Petrospot News

Last week’s inaugural European Shipping Week (ESW) has been heralded a massive success with the cream of shipping’s decision-makers rubbing shoulders and networking with officials from the European Commission, European Parliament and EU member states at over 40 industry events held throughout the week.

Vessels for the Future – new research association to spur maritime transport’s competitiveness

on Tuesday, 03 March 2015. Posted in Petrospot News

Brussels, 3 March 2015 – Looking ahead to 2020 and beyond, both maritime and inland waterways will be under ever increasing pressure, as we use them for transport, recreation and commercially. At European Shipping week, Dr Pierre C. Sames, Chairman of the European Research Association and Director of Maritime Technology, Research and Development at classification society DNV GL, introduced a new initiative – Vessels for the Future – which aims to improve shipping’s safety record, sustainability and global competitiveness.

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