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European Sustainable Shipping Forum (ESSF) (E02869)
Group which operates on a permanent basis
Policy Area:
Lead DG:
MOVE - DG Mobility and Transport
Associated DG:
ENV - DG Environment
CLIMA - DG Climate Action
Formal, Temporary
The ESSF should provide a platform for a structural dialogue, exchange of technical knowledge, cooperation, and coordination amongst relevant maritime industries' stakholders and the Commission and its services to better address the environmental sustainability challenges confronting the EU maritime transport sector.
Assist the Commission in the preparation of delegated acts
Assist the Commission in the preparation of legislative proposals and policy initiatives
Coordinate with Member States, exchange of views
Provides expertise to the Commission when preparing implementing measures, i.e. before the Commission submits these draft measures to a comitology committee
Professionals, Employees/workers, Civil society, Academia/Research, Industry, Academia, Research Institute and Think Tanks (Science, Research/Innovation, Education, Energy), Professionals' Associations (Engineering (maritime), Energy, Transport, Other (Shipowner)), NGOs (Environment, Energy, Transport), Other Organisations (External trade, Transport), Trade and business associations (External trade, Transport), Companies/Groups (Banking, External trade, Environment, Systemic eco-innovation, Engineering (civil), Energy, Industry, Sustainable Development, Transport, Natural resources, Engineering (maritime), Science, Research/Innovation, Water, Other (Greenhouse Gas Verifyer, Classification, verification, Shipment and terminals for crude oil, Greenhouse Gas Consultants, consultant, voluntary Database on CO2 emissions by ships, Certification and Verification, Classification, safety and security, Accreditation)), Banks/Financial Institutions (Banking), Trade Unions (Transport), Third Countries (Public affairs, Environment, Transport, Other (government related organisation to promote trade with Japan)), EU Agencies (Banking, Transport), Type D - Member State Authority
Publication in RegExp:
01 Oct 2013
Creating Act:
Commission Decision of 24.9.2013 C(2013) 5984 final
Last updated:
23 Sep 2016
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