Joint Press Release ETS maritime should be workable and consistent avoiding carbon and business leakage

Brussels, 21 October 2022 The undersigned associations representing European ports, private port companies and terminal operators and tugowners support an effective and robust maritime EU ETS that enables the green transition of the maritime sector. The three associations recognise and reiterate the need for the shipping sector to reduce emissions. Read more…

Container shipping customers and service suppliers call for immediate start to review of competition rules

Ten trade organisations, representing the owners and forwarders of cargo, port terminal operators and other parts of the supply chain dependent on container shipping, are demanding an immediate start to the review of European Union’s Consortia Block Exemption Regulation for the container shipping industry. The Regulation exempts container shipping lines Read more…

ETA members exchanged best practice on the use and collection of data to reduce their emissions

ETA organised its Conference Data Driven Sustainability on the 10th of March in Brussels. The event was dedicated to identifying what data is currently in existence and being collected by towage companies. The discussions, ably moderated by Simon Tatham, TugAdvise, focused on how the specific companies embrace sustainability within their operations, implementing measures Read more…