No 262 - Weekly - 11 April 2008



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Commission's integrated energy and climate change proposal 2008

Mid-term review of the 2001 Transport White Paper
Mid-term review of the 2001 Transport White Paper

Europe Direct

Sustainable Energy Europe 2005-2008





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18 April, SAFETYNET 2nd conference, Rome, Italy

2-6 June, 16th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, Valencia, Spain


Air Transport Portal of the European Commission - Safety

Blacklist of banned airlines: the European Commission adopts new measures

Two years after the establishment of the first Community list of airlines subject to an operating ban in the European Union, the European Commission on 11 April adopted the seventh update of the "blacklist". The Commission is imposing a ban on all operations of an additional Ukrainian airline (Ukraine Cargo Airways) as well as on all operations of the Congolese carrier Hewa Bora Airways. At the same time, the Commission is closely monitoring the progress of corrective actions by carriers such as Mahan Air from Iran, TAAG Angola Airlines and all Indonesian carriers, all of which at this stage, remain on the list. Jacques Barrot, Commission Vice-President in charge of transport said that "The conclusion is clear: those States or airlines which fail to act decisively to resolve their safety deficiencies will be placed on the list. But our objective is not only to identify safety issues, but to resolve them. The Commission will continue tirelessly in its dialogue with States, their civil aviation authorities and their airlines to ensure that they attain acceptable levels of air safety on a sustainable basis. "The new list replaces the previous one and can already be consulted on the Commission’s website (

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For a complete list of current public consultations please go to Consultations

Public Consultations



Time-limit for receipt of tenders


 Marco Polo II Programme







For a complete list of current calls for tenders please log on Tenders Electronic Daily

New Calls for Tenders

The internet service of the DG for Energy and Transport has developed a web page announcing the Calls for tenders & Calls for expression of interest concerning the Directorate General for Transport and Energy. In this new section you will find not only contract notices published in the Official Journal but also, prior information notices, calls for expressions of interest, and the list of contracting parties.







Time-limit for receipt of tenders



Study on separation of accounts of railway undertakings and rail infrastructure managers

Framework contracts for legal, economic and technical services in energy and transport policy

A framework contract to provide expertise and related technical and logistical support for assistance to third countries in the field of aviation

Data supply related to air transport

Implementation of the TEN-T guidelines for the period 2006–2007

OJ S 62-083191

OJ S 62-083192

OJ S 58-77537

OJ S 50-068023

OJ S 48-065616






Please note that the announcement of technical reports and documents recently produced in specific energy and transport sectors can be found on the "What's New" pages of the corresponding chapters of Energy and Transport on the EUROPA website.



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