Answer given by Ms Bulc on behalf of the Commission to a question (Rule 130) by Daniel Buda (PPE) on “Ports endangered by failure to dredge the Danube”.
– Presidency Progress Report
Speech by Commissioner Vestager
Grids have been up-dated and addtional ones introduced.
Antwerp is a vital node in the European road network. To improve accessibility and create the right infrastructure for safe transport, several major construction projects have started in the Antwerp region over the last year. In the short term, this has led to a challenging mobility situation and traffic disruption in certain areas.
Question for written answer to the Commission (Rule 130) by Sofia Ribeiro (PPE) on “Application for EFSI assistance for the port of Praia da Vitória”.
Update: A revised agenda has been published.
The agenda items include examinations of revised draft information papers and presentation and first examinations of Commission Staff Working Documents in Preparation of IMO/PPR 5 (London, 5-9 February 2018) and an examination of the draft high-level agreements adapted indicative maps of neighbouring countries, to be signed on behalf of the European Union with Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine.
The minutes of the HLSG eManifest meeting on 13 September are now available.
Several decisions of the EEA Joint Committee amending Annexes to the EEA Agreement, concerning energy, climate & environment, digital, trade, and transport policy.
On 30 October 2017, the “China (Ningbo) – Romania Industry and Logistics Cooperation Forum” took place in Constanta. Constanta is one of the five PORTIS Living Lab cities, whilst Ningbo is the project’s follower city. The aim of the event was to identify the local business opportunities for future inward-bound investment from China that would contribute to the sustainable urban development of the Constanta Municipality and Port of Constanta.
Update – a summary record is now available.
European Commissioner for Transport and Mobility Violeta Bulc launched 15 projects co-financed by the Connecting Europe Facility programme (CEF) at the Digital Transport Days in Tallinn today. The projects are expected to develop digital solutions and upgrade the European rail, road, maritime and air transport network. These projects were selected for funding via a competitive call for proposals that will in total invest €2.7 billion in 152 key transport projects across the EU.
This overview was prepared for the mission of the Committee on Transport and Tourism (TRAN) to Silicon Valley (30 October-3 November 2017).
The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules the prolongation until end 2022 of various Belgian support measures for maritime transport. The scheme encourages shipping companies to register their ships in Europe and so ensure higher social, environmental and safety standards.
This Open Public Consultation has been launched to collect views and opinions on the reporting formalities directive and its implementation and notably to collect data and knowledge about the impacts of the main shortcomings and possible ways forward.
− Adoption of the legislative act 3569th meeting of the COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION (Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs) 23 October 2017, Luxembourg.