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26Jul

First Euroshore Honorary Chairman retires

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Euroshore Honorary Chairman Wim Hulshof, retired after forty years as a commercial director of waste processor ATM, and fifteen years of building, inspiring and driving Euroshore. Wim was one of the founding members of Euroshore in 1988, and chaired the organisation just before his retirement. Last year he was unanimously chosen as the first Honorary Chairman of Euroshore. During a celebratory dinner Hulshof was thanked for his numerous contributions to the successes of both ATM and Euroshore.

20Jul

ESPO's Port Performance Dashboard 2013

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On the 31st of May, ESPO held the tenth edition of its annual conference in Varna. The main highlight was a debate on the new ports policy regulation and communication of the European Commission, which were issued mid-May. During the conference, ESPO also presented the second edition of its port performance dashboard.

16Jul

Germany's gateways to the sea

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Germany's most important seaports are located at the coast of the Baltic Sea, and belong to separate states.

01May

Opinion: Total marine litter reduction and global ship dismantling solutions? Yes, we can!

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  • Reduction of marine litter: let’s meet the targets
  • Ship dismantling: yes to internationally balanced regulations
30Apr

Regulatory developments: NEW MARPOL ANNEX V AMENDMENTS INTO FORCE SINCE JANUARY 2013

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Recently, the new MARPOL Annex V amendments came in force. Under Annex V of the Convention, garbage includes all food, domestic and operational waste. With the exception of fresh fish, this implies all waste generated during the normal operation of the vessel. Furthermore, Annex V totally prohibits the disposal of plastics anywhere into the sea, and severely restricts discharges of other garbage from ships into coastal waters and Special Areas.