ETA 55th Annual Meeting took place in Antwerp where it returned after 19 years. More than 150 delegates and guests attended the annual event, making this edition one of the biggest in the history of Read more...
Why our sector is important
Towage enables port operations and international trade by sea. Without it the vast majority of Europe’s imports and exports would simply stop
Tugboats are essential to provide maritime safety and environmental protection in case of nautical accidents
The towage industry also offers other vital services supporting the maritime sector as equipment transport or ice breaking
The EU Commission has presented its first Strategy for plastics as part of its efforts to reduce waste and promote the development of a circular economy. The strategy presents key commitments for action at EU level as Read more...
ETA participated in the first European Ports Forum (EPF) meeting, which was held on the 11th December in Brussels. The EC-launched group of experts in the field of maritime policy brings together 16 representatives of specific sectors Read more...