ECSA and ETF launch joint project WESS

ECSA and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) are happy to announce that they have been awarded EU funding for a new joint social dialogue project that will be implemented over the next 24 months.

The project is entitled “Contributing to an Attractive, Smart and Sustainable Working Environment in the...

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 08:30

ECSA Board: Shipping industry keeps Europe running but will need more EU support to recover

In their meeting on 2 April, ECSA's Board of Directors thanks all maritime professionals across the whole shipping industry for their dedication and sacrifices made to continue the supply of goods and equipment and the necessary transport services to millions of citizens currently affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

"European shipping...

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 13:19

Joint industry statement on COVID-19: Transport keeps us going

On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 a pandemic and governments worldwide have taken wide-ranging measures to contain the spread of the virus.

The transport sector has a crucial role to play in the supply of goods, in particular medicines, medical devices, food and other...

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 09:10

EU policymakers witness shipping's decarbonisation efforts on visit to the Port of Antwerp

Decarbonisation measures being implemented by the European maritime sector were seen first-hand today by EU and national policymakers who visited the Port of Antwerp as part of this week’s European Shipping Week activities.

The full-day visit started with a guided tour of the impressive Port Authority Building designed by Iraqi-British...

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 06:38

Ratification of HNS Convention is a matter of urgency

During the European Shipping Week 2020, shipowners organised an event as part of their ratification campaign of the 2010 International Convention on Liability and Compensation for Damage in connection with the Carriage of Hazardous and Noxious Substances by Sea (HNS Convention).

Wednesday’s event gathered representatives from the IMO, the IOPC fund...

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 08:17

The European shipping industry publishes position paper on the EU Green Deal

On the occasion of the European Shipping Week, ECSA - the European Community Shipowners'  Associations - has launched its position paper in response to the EU Green Deal proposed by the new European Commission.

"The shipping industry is fully committed to eradicating its GHG emissions completely as soon as possible...

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 10:20