EU & Shipping Industry

* European Commission Proposed a New Framework for Marine Equipment
 
 The European Commission adopted a proposal for a new directive on marine equipment (the “MED”).
 
The Commission has proposed a revision of the Directive on marine equipment to ensure an harmonised application of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) standards.
 
The proposal has two general objectives:
– to enhance the implementation and enforcement mechanisms of the MED, and
– to simplify the regulatory environment.
 
For more information, check here and here.
 
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* New Rules on Cleaner Fuels for Shipping
 
On 17 December 2012 entered in force the new EU environmental rules on marine fuels.
 
Check for more here.
 
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  1. #1 by msalis1 on December 31, 2012 - 2:12 AM

    As a supply chain professional, how will this affect costs in operations, cost in performance, and end consumer costs?

    These new regulations look to be coming to America and having some baseline numbers is important for the small businesses I consult with.

    By the way, I really appreciate the work you do on your blog. Having this information at a thumbnail search is very helpful for me. Thank You!

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