ShippingWatch

EU leadership sets the stage for state aid battle

It will have a decisive impact on the shipping sector when EU heads of state on Friday pledge to update the European competition regulations. Behind the show of agreement lies the battle for and against protectionism.

Frankrigs præsident Emmanuel Macron, der her ankommer til stats- og regeringschefernes topmød ei Bruxelles er en af fortalerne for en mere protektionistisk linje i europæisk erhvervsliv i modsætning til, hvad man for eksempel mener i Danmark. | Photo: Pool/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

BRUSSELS

It might be that it is mostly the conflict between Turkey and Cyprus, or how one should deal with Belarus and the principles of states governed by the rule of law, that takes most of the attention surrounding the summit which EU heads of state are participating in ahead of the weekend.

Read the whole article

Get 14 days free access.
No credit card required.

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

Poseidon Principles set to raise ambitions in coming weeks

The banks in Poseidon Principles are working on the basis of halving CO2 emissions in shipping by 2050. At the same time, some of the same banks are working towards a target of CO2 neutrality by 2050 as part of the Net-Zero Banking Alliance. Before long, Poseidon will reassess its ambition.

Further reading

Related articles

Trial banner

Latest news

See all jobs