Better regulation on EU passenger ship safety legislation

The Commission has today delivered the results of a fitness check carried out on EU legislation applicable to passenger ship safety. In the report, the Commission assesses whether safety standards for passenger ships sailing in EU waters are effective and efficient and identifies how they could be improved and simplified. The report is a result of several years of consultations ...

Amendments to the LLMC 1996

51% raise in ship owners’ general liability limits enters into force internationally with direct effect in EU shipping law Today, amendments to the 1966 Protocol to the International Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims (“LLMC 1996”) enter into force. The amendment brings a 51% raise to the liability limits of ship owners. Agreed on in April 2012 at IMO, ...

Horizon 2020 new work programme for 2016-2017

Horizon 2020 : new Work Programme supports research for a greener and more competitive European transport system On 13 October 2015, the European Commission adopted the Horizon 2020 Work Programme for 2016 and 2017. The programme foresees up to 938 million € in EU funding for transport research and innovation, including calls on “Mobility for Growth” and “Automated Road Transport”. The aim ... Download File