Fiche :: Action 94: Propose a directive for the deployment of e-Maritime services
24 October 2010
The Commission will propose in 2011 a Directive for the deployment of e-Maritime services.
What is the problem? European ports need to increase the efficiency and quality of their services
Maritime transport plays a key role for EU trade and prosperity but transport operators, EU ports and administrations in charge of various controls (safety, security customs, immigration, etc) are under pressure to increase the efficiency and quality of their services.
Why is EU action necessary? EU-wide online maritime services could boost trade
Using advanced information technologies for working and doing business in the maritime transport sector is a good solution to improve services and facing more and more socio-economic and environmental demands.
EU-wide online maritime services include:
What will the European Commission do?
Pilot projects will demonstrate the EU Value Added for the: