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BDF co-chaired launch of the Green Technology and Alternative Fuels Platform for Shipping

in BDF Events, News

On 16 January, the Green Technology and Alternative Fuels Platform for Shipping was launched at an event on board the LNG fuelled passenger ship Viking Grace. BDF was one of the co-organisers of the event. The new platform seeks to bring together policy makers, administrations, business community, financial experts; as well as research and development representatives to work on a…

Portraits of M. Kallas, member of the EC

EU-Commission sets out priorities for passenger ship safety

in News

“Tragic accidents, from the Titanic, to the Estonia or the Costa Concordia, put ship safety in the spotlight. There are always lessons to learn from such disasters. But we are not just waiting for the next accident to happen. It would be foolhardy merely to respond after the event. The EU has the toughest ship safety rules in the world…