Browse by topic: Environmental policy, Shipping

  • Opinion

    The real story behind the latest EEA emissions figures (part 1)

    A closer look at Europe's latest annual emissions figures reveals some reasons for concern.  In the first of a two-part blog, T&E's Director Jos Dings explains the reality behind the EEA's...

     Tuesday, June 12, 2012 - 11:22
  • News

    Progress at Durban but no action for nine years

    The ‘Durban Platform’ may become as commonly known as the Kyoto Protocol, following a loose agreement at this month’s Durban climate change summit on a plan to work towards a global climate...

     Monday, December 19, 2011 - 16:30
  • News

    Total clean-up?

    Companies involved in maritime accidents that lead to major oil spills can be liable under EU waste law for the environmental damage caused, according to a preliminary finding at the European...

     Wednesday, April 16, 2008 - 14:59
  • News

    Record fine

    The French oil company Total has been given the largest-ever fine imposed in Europe for damage caused to the environment. At the end of a long trial, a criminal court in Paris last month found...

     Wednesday, February 6, 2008 - 16:30
  • News

    Action On Shipping Pollution Is Legal

    The EU is allowed to punish ship owners whose ships cause ‘intentional, reckless or seriously negligent’ pollution in EU waters, according to a preliminary opinion from the European Court of...

     Wednesday, December 12, 2007 - 10:00
  • News

    Ship scrapping

    A group of 10 NGOs, including T&E, has cautiously welcomed a Commission green paper which floats the idea that the shipping industry could be forced to fund an international ship scrapping...

     Thursday, June 21, 2007 - 10:00
  • Press release

    NGO community calls for urgent implementation of EU's proposed shipbreaking policy

    The NGO Platform on Shipbreaking is calling for urgent implementation of the recommendations contained in the European Commission´s (EC) "Green Paper on Better Ship Dismantling", released today....

     Tuesday, May 22, 2007 - 15:00
  • News

    Safe ship scrapping possible in EU – Dimas

    The EU environment commissioner Stavros Dimas has promised an EU strategy on the environmentally and socially responsible scrapping of ships.

     Monday, May 15, 2006 - 10:00
  • Press release

    Commission Consults on Marine Environment Strategy

    The European Commission has today published an internet questionnaire on its forthcoming marine environment strategy - due this Summer.

     Monday, March 14, 2005 - 17:30