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UK lowers security level for its ships in Strait of Hormuz

8 countries support European-led maritime mission in Strait of Hormuz

  The governments of Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands and Portugal have pledged their political support for the creation of a...

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EU antitrust rules hurt European companies’ competitiveness — Maersk 

  Current competition rules in Europe prevent the creation of giant EU companies that would be able to compete with US and Chinese rivals, Søren Skou, CEO of...

Abu Dhabi to host European safety navigation mission

Abu Dhabi to host European safety navigation mission

  A French naval base in Abu Dhabi will serve as the headquarters for a European-led mission to protect Gulf waters that will be operational soon, France’s...

Denmark discusses Hormuz naval mission with European allies

Denmark discusses Hormuz naval mission with European allies

  Denmark’s prime minister said on Friday that it is in talks with a number of European allies about an international naval mission to ensure safe shipping...

China to ban waste foreign vessels for ship recycling

European list of ship recycling facilities grows by eight

The European Commission has added eight new yards to the European list of ship recycling facilities. The newest edition includes five Norwegian, two Danish and one...

EU competition watchdogs okays Greece, Bulgaria natural gas project

EU funds autonomous shipping initiative for European waters

The European Commission revealed a new funding for an autonomous shipping initiative for the European waters. Under the project titled Autoship, two remote and...

Libya migrant rescue ship begs European port to take them in

Libya migrant rescue ship begs European port to take them in

A civilian ship with 33 migrants aboard rescued off the Libyan coast on Sunday appealed for a European port to take them in before the weather turns at Christmas. German...

EU will retaliate if U.S. imposes car tariffs, Juncker warns

Sale of Greek ports to non-European investors worries EU 

By Jite Eriabie  European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker’s 13 September call for “investment screening” has raised new concerns in Athens as the country...

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Ports association says UK must remain in European Customs Union

By Jite Eriabie  The British Ports Association has come out in support of the United Kingdom remaining in European Union Customs Union (EUCU) following the release of...

Madrid Maersk makes European debut

Madrid Maersk makes European debut

The largest containership to ever visit northern Europe arrived at the Port of Felixstowe last week as part of its maiden voyage from China. The 20,568 TEU Madrid Maersk...

Despite intervention of activists, UK deports 23 Nigerians

Another 50 Nigerians deported from European countries arrive Lagos

Some 50 Nigerians were on Thursday deported from eight European countries for committing immigration-related offences. The Nigerians were deported from Switzerland,...

Photos: Stranded deportees from Germany and other European countries

Nigerians who traveled to various European countries for a living were reportedly deported. The deportees were said to be stranded, perhaps confused on what to do with...