Update: The document is now available
The Council today reinforced EU passenger ship safety by adopting three directives which revise passenger ship safety rules and standards, digitalise the registration of ship passengers and create a clear framework for the inspection of ro-ro ferries and high-speed passenger craft. An informal agreement with the European Parliament on these proposals was reached in June this year.
Today the High Level Group (HLG) GEAR 2030 has issued its report on the competitiveness and sustainable growth of the automotive industry in the EU. The report offers recommendations on how the automotive industry can anticipate and adapt to current trends – thereby turning short to medium-term threats into long-term opportunities. The HLG consists of public and private sector representatives.
The agenda items include a continuation of the examination Article by Article on the charging of heavy goods vehicles for the use of certain infrastructures (Eurovignette) and a presentation by the Commission, first exchange of views on the charging of heavy goods vehicles for the use of certain infrastructures, as regards certain provisions on vehicle taxation.
– Intention not to raise objections to the delegated act
A summary of the exchange of views with DG MOVE on Mobility package is now available.
The agenda includes items related to energy & climate, environment, digital, trade, transport and general policy.
Results of the Committee’s vote on the adoption of the draft report are available.
After a request from Rapporteur Bas Eickhout the Committee voted to postpone the vote. A new date still has to be decided. They will endeavour to find a slot before the vote in the ENVI Committee (23rd October).
An open Letter on the Europe on the Move mobility package.
A summary of the adoption of amendments is now available.