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11.02.13

Butendiek: EIB lends EUR 450m for offshore wind farm

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 450m for the Butendiek wind farm, which will be one of the biggest offshore wind projects so far in the German part of the North Sea. With 80 turbines, it will have a total generating capacity...

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11.02.13

Letter from Maria Damanaki - European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries

Europe in the Global Maritime Economy Dear Minister Cuvillier , dear President  Vallat,  dear participants, Ladies and Gentlemen, I'd like to thank you for inviting me to visit Euromaritime, the first event dedicated to the Euro...

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25.01.13

Research and Innovation: Commission widens search for expert advisors for Horizon 2020

The European Commission has today launched a call asking experts from all fields to participate in shaping the agenda of Horizon 2020, the European Union's future funding programme for research and innovation. This marks the first time that the Co...

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23.01.13

State aid: Commission approves amendments to Finnish scheme supporting investment in cleaner ships

The European Commission has found amendments to an existing Finnish scheme supporting investment in cleaner ships to be in line with EU state aid rules. In particular, the amendments aim at giving ship-owners incentives to use less polluting fuel...

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23.01.13

State aid: Commission opens in-depth inquiry into public support in favour of Portuguese shipyard ENVC

The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to verify whether numerous public support measures granted by Portugal in favour of the shipyard "Estaleiros Navais de Viana do Castelo S.A." (ENVC) are in line with EU state aid rules....

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