ECSA Board meets in Brussels

The Board of ECSA met in Brussels on 26 June, to discuss the issues the European shipping industry is currently working on.

A broad discussion was held about how the industry will work with the incoming European Parliament and European Commission on the broad policy areas that the two EU...

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 10:22

ECSA celebrates the Day of the Seafarer

ECSA celebrates the Day of the Seafarer<

25 June is the Day of the Seafarer, an annual global event coordinated by the International Maritime Organisation to recognise the unique contributions made by seafarers to international seaborne trade. ECSA, together with its members, celebrates the immense contributions made by seafarers to European shipping.

The Day of the Seafarer...

Monday, June 24, 2019 - 13:27

Statement on suspected attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman

Regarding the report about the two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman this morning, European shipowners are extremely concerned and are working with the authorities to better understand the situation on the ground.
ECSA is relieved that the crew is safe and unharmed, except for one...

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 14:01

EMSA Executive Director addresses ECSA in Lisbon


The Executive Director of the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA), Ms Maja Markovčić Kostelac, addressed ECSA's Safety & Environment Committee (SEC) on 28 May 2019 in Lisbon.

"The role of EMSA is to work on the technical aspects of the policy decisions taken by the European Commission,"...

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 10:20

ECSA marks the European Maritime Day 2019

20 May is the European Maritime Day.

The Maritime Day was established in 2008 by the Council, the European Parliament and the European Commission as part of the EU Maritime Policy to raise the awareness of the seas and their importance.

This year, the annual event will be held over...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 07:22

New survey from ICS and ECSA paints positive picture for seafarer internet access

A new survey from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) reveals that not only is internet access for seafarers for personal use on board ships more widespread and available than previously imagined, but also that the positive benefits associated with this access outweigh...

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 08:32

Major shipowner trade associations agree to enhance cooperation


Today in Singapore, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the Asian Shipowners' Association (ASA) and the European Community Shipowners' Associations (ECSA) will sign a joint memorandum of understanding.

This new MOU codifies the extensive level of co-operation that already exists between these important international trade...

Monday, April 8, 2019 - 11:22

ECSA holds workshop on the practical implementation of IMO GHG strategy

The European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) organised a workshop on the practical implementation of measures to reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions, attended by representatives of the European Commission, the European Maritime Safety Agency, the Member States, as well as industry stakeholders and environmental organisations.

The focus was on the opportunities and...

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 08:03