EU ship recycling rules look like protectionism

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“The EU list is hard to take seriously. I called one of these “recycling shipyards” a few months ago, and they hadn’t even started building the yard yet,” says Angus Frew, BIMCO Secretary General & CEO. ”The list looks a little like protectionism and clearly disadvantages European ship owners,” he says.


Join us at the European Maritime Day on May 16 & 17 in Lisbon

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The European Maritime Day (EMD) is the annual European meeting point on maritime affairs and blue growth. It targets maritime professionals, entrepreneurs and ocean leaders from Academia, NGOs, businesses, governments and public institutions. It is therefore natural for Euroshore to attend this event, traditionally organized in May, each year in one different European City with a different theme.


ECO-OIL and TRADEBE: Two Euroshore members engaged into the Atlantic Blue Port Services Project

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ECO-OIL and TRADERE are part of the 24 partner consortium from the Atlantic Area “Blue Port Services”. This interregional cooperation is funded by the European Union and addresses the issue of ships effluents, in particular oiled water and ballast water.


African Circle gets new patrol boats to curtail pollution

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Poised to continuously control plastic pollution on Nigerian waters, African Circle Pollution Management Limited (ACPML) has procured two more patrol boats, making five in its fleets.


The introduction of the Global Sulfur by 01.01.2020. PSC performs regular inspections with a focus on Sulfur limits

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As fuels with different sulphur content are in use on board ships, compliance with the limit of the ECAs can be a challenge for the crew. Beside the global 0.50% sulphur cap – entering into force in 2020, and already in force in Chinese waters – emissions control in several ECAs with a 0.10% sulphur limit are already in place.