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Belgium offers Covid-19 vaccines to foreign sailors

Urdu Point 26 Jul 2021
... ships to give inoculations. Brussels, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 26th Jul, 2021 ) .Belgium on Monday launched a programme to vaccinate foreign sailors at its bustling ports against Covid-19, with officials saying medical teams would board ships to give inoculations.
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Container shipping faces the brunt of new European emissions rules

Splash24/7 20 Jul 2021
Maritime is having to contend with the splintering of environmental regulations following last week’s proposal by the European Commission of a cap and trade system for shipping emissions. Analysis carried by Splash today shows that of the three main shipping sectors, containers will face by far the greatest impact from the Brussels directive.
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Cruise ships have returned to Seattle — is that a good thing? Here’s a primer ...

Finger Lakes Times 19 Jul 2021
SEATTLE — Cruise ships — those floating, white-frosted pleasure palaces — are back in Elliott Bay, ready to sail up the Inside Passage ... The European Federation for Transport and Environment, an NGO based in Brussels, found that in 2017, Carnival ships in Europe emitted 10 times more sulfur oxide than all of Europe’s 260 million cars put together.).
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EU to include shipping in carbon market

Straits Times 14 Jul 2021
BRUSSELS/LONDON • Shipping will be included in Europe's emissions trading system (ETS) and costs for polluters are set to rise under Brussels' plans to meet the European Union's (EU) climate targets, said the European Commission yesterday ... when ships are at berth in EU ports.
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EU to widen carbon market scope in push to meet climate goals

Straits Times 14 Jul 2021
BRUSSELS/LONDON (REUTERS) - Shipping will be included in Europe's emissions trading system (ETS) and costs for polluters are set to rise under Brussels' plans to meet the European Union's climate targets, the European Commission said on Wednesday (July 14).
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Factbox: What do the EU's new climate policies mean for Europe?

Reuters 13 Jul 2021
The EU will publish hundreds of pages of proposed rules ... read more. What is the EU doing and why? ... Other proposals are innovative ... Brussels will do this in three ways ... Brussels wants to add shipping to that market and create a CO2 market for transport and heating buildings ... Brussels wants to introduce EU-wide taxes for polluting aviation fuels ... ....
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Belgium's Africa Museum begins long road to return looted artworks to Congo

Hindustan Times 07 Jul 2021
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2021 05.58 PM IST ... "The approach is very simple ... "It doesn't belong to us." ... Belgium will transfer legal ownership of the artefacts to DRC. But it will not immediately ship art works to the country from the museum in Tervuren, just outside Brussels, unless they are specifically requested by DRC authorities ... ($1 = 0.8444 euros) ... ....
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Belgium begins long road to returning looted Congolese art works

The Times of India 06 Jul 2021
TERVUREN ... "The approach is very simple ... "It doesn't belong to us." ... Belgium will transfer legal ownership of the artefacts to DRC. But it will not immediately ship art works to the country from the museum in Tervuren, just outside Brussels, unless they are specifically requested by DRC authorities ... Start a Conversation. .
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Turkey will continue exploratory gas drilling in eastern Mediterranean – Erdogan

Russia Today 02 Jul 2021
However, Brussels later dropped its threat after Turkey agreed to withdraw a research ship from the area ... Brussels has also accused Turkey of unauthorized drilling near Cyprus, with the island itself a point of discord due to Ankara’s claims over part of the country and not recognizing the Greek Cypriot government in the south.
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EU steers shipping towards carbon trading market to curb emissions

Reuters 30 Jun 2021
BRUSSELS, June 30 (Reuters) - Ship owners could be forced to pay for pollution from their vessels or face bans from European Union ports under draft plans to add shipping emissions to the bloc's carbon market ... That would force owners to buy permits from the EU emissions trading system (ETS) when their ships pollute.
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Russia summons UK envoy to 'protest' against warship incident

The National 25 Jun 2021
The ministry said warning shots were fired and bombs dropped along HMS Defender's path before the ship left its territory ... Incidents involving western aircraft and ships are not uncommon at Russia's borders, especially during heightened tension with Washington, Brussels and London, but rarely result in open fire.
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Russia says it fired warning shots at UK ship

Urdu Point 24 Jun 2021
Incidents involving Western aircraft and ships are not uncommon at Russia's borders, especially during heightened tensions with Washington, Brussels and London, but rarely result in open fire ... The ministry added that "a border patrol ship fired warning shots" and a Su-24 aircraft dropped four bombs along the destroyer's path.
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Russia summons British envoy to 'protest' warship incident near Crimea

Straits Times 24 Jun 2021
Russia's defence ministry said warning shots were fired and bombs dropped along HMS Defender's path before the ship left its territory ... Incidents involving Western aircraft and ships are not uncommon at Russia's borders, especially during heightened tensions with Washington, Brussels and London, but rarely result in open fire.
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