EU launches maritime toolbox forum

The EU-Commission has launched its 60-members European Sustainable Shipping Forum (ESSF). The forum aims to provide tools for the industry to overcome the transition to the new sulphur regulations.

With only 13 months left before the start-up of the new sulphur emission regulation, the EU-Commission has launched its 60 member (28 Member States + 32 Industry members) Forum to combat the practical obstacles faced by shipowners in light of complying with the regulation. Additionally, the Forum - named European Sustainable Shipping Forum (ESSF) - will work to promote the compliance of the SECA directive which enters into force on January 1st 2015.

“The objective of ESSF is to bring together all the stake-holders to ease the implementation of the directive. The Forum will work to find practical solutions for the industry,” says Torsten Klimke, team leader for EU sustainable shipping at DG MOVE.

Read the whole article

Get 14 days free access.

No credit card is needed, and you will not be automatically signed up for a paid subscription after the free trial.

  • Access all locked articles
  • Receive our daily newsletters
  • Access our app
An error has occured. Please try again later.

Get full access for you and your coworkers.

Start a free company trial today

More from ShippingWatch

Several factors explain the plummeting dry bulk rates

Dry bulk rates have taken an unusual dive at the beginning of 2022. Most recently, the Baltic Dry Index dipped by 4 percent Friday. Several factors have triggered a ”panic in the market,” an analyst explains to ShippingWatch.

Further reading

Related articles

Latest news

See all jobs