With a view to the 25th Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference in Riga, the BSPC Rapporteurs on Integrated Maritime Policy have issued their report on developments in this field for the time period 2015-2016. The report will be distributed at the Riga conference and can also be accessed online on the Rapporteurs’ webpage.
Jochen Schulte attended the Final Conference of the Project “Vasco da Gama – Training for Greener and Safer Maritime Transport”, which took place in Brussels on 1 March. The issue of skills development in the maritime economy was one of the core issues of the project. The aim of the project was to contribute to achieving […]
In preparation of the 24th Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference in Rostock on 30 August – 1 September 2015, the BSPC’s Rapporteurs on Integrated Maritime Policy, MP Jochen Schulte and MP Jörgen Pettersson have published their report on developments in the field of Integrated Maritime Policy since their renewed appointment as co-rapporteurs at last year’s BSPC […]
The EU-financed project Clean Baltic Sea Shipping (Cleanship) held its final conference in Trelleborg on 2-3rd of September. Both BSPC rapporteurs Mr Jochen Schulte (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) and Mr Roger Jansson (Åland Islands) took part. The Cleanship conference adopted recommendations regarding i.a. port fees, based on a special environmental index, as well as adapted port services regarding […]
“It will become apparent that there are not only cross-over effects between green growth and integrated maritime policy, but also between the different maritime economic activities themselves. Shipyards no longer just build large container ships, but they are drivers for the region’s shift to a green economy”, said Jochen Schulte, BSPC Co-Rapporteur on Integrated Maritime […]
“The BSPC will continue to provide political support to the Cleanship project” said Roger Jansson, Åland Islands, BSPC Co-rapporteur on Integrated Maritime Policy, in his address to the Clean Baltic Shipping conference in Riga 19-20 September. The conference attracted some 130 experts and decision-makers, discussing a wide range of issues such as non-emission ships, shoreside […]
On 16 February, the European Parliament Environment Committee will debate a proposal for a European directive aiming at adapting a European legislation on sulphur emissions to the stronger IMP regulations concerning the reduction of sulphur limits in marine fuels as from 1 January 2015 in SECAs. The Committee will also discuss the report on this […]