ShippingWatch

EU draws transportation sector in as part of sanctions package

In a new response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, EU government leaders now draw the transportation sector into what is to be the ”harshest package of sanctions” ever implemented by the union. From the other side of the Atlantic, the US targets sale of maritime technology, among other things.

Photo: Mie Brinkmann

BRUSSELS – When the European leaders Thursday night left the negotiation table at an extraordinary summit in Brussels, the transportation sector had a key position in the sanction package against Russia which had just been approved.

This is evident from assembly conclusions, revealing that the sanctions – stretching from the financial sector to the issuance of visa – will ”impose massive and severe consequences on Russia for its action.”

Already a subscriber? Log in.

Read the whole article

Get access for 14 days for free.
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

Greenland climbs high on UN list of port connectivity

Greenlandic ports have in recent years become better connected to the world than previously. This is due to a collaboration deal with Icelandic Eimskip, but according to Royal Artic Line’s CEO, ambitions go beyond that.

Further reading

Related articles

Latest news

See all jobs