MEPs have challenged ministers and the Commission to agree to considerably stricter limits on sulphur emissions from large ships in an important vote in the European Parliament’s environment committee.
The Clean Ship is an integrated approach to sustainable shipping. Integrated has a double meaning. First of all, it means tackling all social and environmental costs from 'cradle to grave'. Secondly, it means that a participatory process is needed to bring together various stakeholders who have a role to play in making this vision a reality.
The European Commission has today published an internet questionnaire on its forthcoming marine environment strategy - due this Summer.
An international conference on sustainable port planning and shipping in the Baltic Sea Area.
Briefing document on air pollution from ships.
Proceedings from the 'Towards Clean Ships' seminar hosted by T&E and the North Sea Foundation in Brussels on 3 June 2004.
T&E, together with the North Sea Foundation, will host a one-day workship for NGOs, focusing on options to minimise environmental harm from maritime transport and promote sustainable shipping. The event will be held in Brussels on 3 June 2004 to coincide with Green Week.
Proceedings from the April 2004 seminar on economic instruments, hosted in Brussels by T&E.
Feb 2004 - This year sees the first European Commission-managed Clean Marine Awards aimed at encouraging the reduction of atmospheric pollution from sea-going ships.