New EU rules to improve transparency of decisions on airport noise
European Commission Press release Brussels, 16 April 2014 The European Commission welcomes today's decision by the European Parliament to make the rules on noise-related operating restrictions more transparent and evidence-based.
Commission européenne Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 16 avril 2014 Aujourd’hui, la Commission a officiellement demandé à l’Allemagne, à la Belgique, à la France, aux Pays-Bas et au Luxembourg d'améliorer leur bloc d’espace aérien fonctionnel (FAB), un volume d'espace aérien défini en fonction des besoins du trafic aérien et non...
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Modern marine equipment rules for safer EU ships
European Commission Press release Brussels, 15 April 2014 The European Parliament has adopted today the Commission's proposed new Directive on marine equipment. Better rules on marine equipment in the EU will result in safer journeys for the ships and their crew, less red tape for Member States, reduced costs for business, and increased...
Commission welcomes European Parliament's vote for renewed resources for combating pollution at sea
European Press release Brussels, 15 April 2014 Commission The European Parliament adopted today a financial package of €160.5 million for a period of over seven years (2014-2020) for the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) to allow continued action to combat marine pollution.
New EU rules for safer and greener lorries: European Parliament endorses Commission proposal
European Commission Press release Brussels, 15 April 2014 The European Parliament has endorsed today the Commission's proposal for new EU rules for safer and greener lorries. Vice-President Siim Kallas, in charge of transport, said: "I am pleased with this vote which supports the Commission's goal to make road transport cleaner...
European Parliament votes for more modern inland waterway transport
Commission Press release Brussels, 15 April 2014 European The European Parliament voted today in first reading on two proposals by the Commission regarding inland waterway transport: a proposal to facilitate the use of the Reserve fund and another relating to technical requirements for inland waterway vessels.
Vice-President Kallas welcomes Parliament's vote on 112 eCall
European Commission Press release Brussels, 15 April 2014 Commission Vice-President Siim Kallas, responsible for Mobility and Transport, welcomed the European Parliament's vote today on establishing emergency call response centres for the handling of 112 eCalls. The eCall system automatically dials 112 - Europe's single emergency number - in the event of...
European Parliament vote "milestone" in the roll out of clean fuels for transport
Commission Press release Brussels, 15 April 2014 European Today the European Parliament gave its final approval to new EU rules to ensure the build-up of alternative refuelling points across Europe with common standards for their design and use, including a common plug for recharging electric vehicles.
Report on the State of the EU Road Transport Market – Frequently Asked Questions
European Commission MEMO Brussels, 14 April 2014 What is the report about? The report describes the situation of the EU road transport market, and analyses its development since 2009. It provides an overview of market activity, employment in the sector and company structure, development of cost levels and structures, enforcement...
Commission européenne Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 14 avril 2014 Le vice-président de la Commission européenne, Siim Kallas, chargé des transports, préconise une simplification et une clarification des règles de l’UE en matière de transport routier de marchandises.
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