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15.04.13

Global Marine Trends 2030

A report based on two years of research into the future of the maritime industries. What will 2030 look like for the marine industry as such forces as population change, shifts in economic activity, the demand and allocation of resources and...

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15.04.13

Maritime Security: an EU approach

Maria Damanaki, European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Seminar "Challenges and opportunities in maritime security and surveillance for effective governance and innovation in the EU's maritime domain" at Dublin Castle, Ireland ...

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22.03.13

Maritime port activity in the EU27 - Total weight of goods handled up by 2% in 2011 and number of passengers down by 4%

After growing steadily between 2002 and 2007, the total weight of goods handled1 in maritime ports in the EU27 remained nearly stable at 3.9 billion tonnes in 2008. It then fell by 12% to 3.4 bn tonnes in 2009 as the result of the economic crisis....

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22.03.13

State aid: Commission approves changes to the restructuring plan of Croatian shipyard Brodotrogir

The European Commission has authorised an amendment to the restructuring plan for Brodotrogir, one of the Croat shipyards in difficulty. Indeed, the distortion of competition that may arise from the modest increase in the total amount of restructu...

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21.03.13

State aid: Commission approves UK support scheme for early study work on carbon capture and storage demonstration projects

The European Commission has found a UK scheme to fund front-end engineering design (FEED) studies on carbon capture and storage (CCS) demonstration projects to be in line with EU state aid rules. In particular, the measure will contribute to fight...

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