The importance of ship supply in France and its legislative treatmentMadame Michèle GUILBERT - DANNEELS, French Member of the OCEAN Working Group on Customs & Taxation and Customs Manager of SAS GHESQUIERS JPG in Calais explains how the French Ship Suppliers Association SNAN has progressed in 2016, why French ship supply matters and how it is treated in French legislation.
27.09.2016 | Marit Eggen
Joining forces with Norwegian Maritime Exporters (NME)Mrs. Marit Eggen, Secretary General of Norske Maritime Leverandører, the Norwegian Maritime Suppliers, writes about exciting news to strengthen Norway''s vibrant ship supply industry.
26.07.2016 | Stephen Quest, Director of the Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union
The Director of the Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union writes to OCEANStephen Quest, Director of the EU Commission's Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union has made a guest contribution to OCEAN in light of our 40th birthday.
01.07.2016 | FSSA
An EU cross country celebration in styleAlongside OCEAN's 40 birthday, A proud OCEAN member, the Finnish Ship Suppliers Association – FSSA celebrated its 70-years jubilee on April 15-17th 2016. This report comes from Helsinki and Tallin.
An interview with the OCEAN Chair CupidoOn 23rd June 2016, the British public voted in favour of a Brexit, or exit, from the European Union (EU). Of the British electorate, 17.4 million (51.9%) casted their votes in favour of Brexit compared to 16.1 million (48.1%) in favour of continued membership with an overall turnout of 72.2%, which is higher than most expected. So what does this mean for the future of the UK and European ship supply?
Happy Birthday OCEANOCEAN, the representative body of the European Ship Supply sector, was formed in 1976 to represent the sector’s interests at European level. 40 years of cooperation in an ever more complex Europe is to us a significant milestone. OCEAN helt a celebratory lunch, in the heart of Europe, Brussels on 15.06.2016, the same month OCEAN helt its first meeting 40 years ago.
Happy Birthday OCEAN!
OCEAN welcomes the publication of the UCC guidance on ship supplyWhen European ship suppliers woke up on 1 May 2016, their professional world had changed. The Union Customs Code (UCC), a significant step towards the modernization of EU customs, serves as the new framework regulation on the rules and procedures for customs throughout the EU. Its substantive provisions entered into force on 1 May 2016. With it, did also new guidance for the ship supply industry.
Congratulations from ISSA President Mr Abdul Hameed HajahISSA's President Mr Abdul Hameed Hajah, representing the International Shipsuppliers & Services Association and nearly 2,000 ship suppliers throughout the world congratulates OCEAN on the organization's 40th birthday.
StudyToday, OCEAN publishes its first ever study on the impact of customs legislation in the European ship supply sector for download by any interested party. The aim of this study is to improve the understanding of the key characteristics of ship supply.
30.01.2016 | Jean Luc Meriaux
What’s new at OCEAN - A report from the Secretary GeneralThe year 2016 is an important year for OCEAN, as the European ship supply industry celebrates its 40th anniversary. It was on a Tuesday, 29th June 1976, that six ship supply national organizations from Common Market Countries (Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Italy, UK and the Netherlands) met for the very first time in Schiphol in the Netherlands. This was the foundation meeting of OCEAN, with the primary purpose to study a draft from the European Economic Community (E.E.C.) for the regulation for the supply of ships, trains and aero planes in international traffic...