Blue Belt ready for next phase

Several EU member states said they were ready to enshrine the Blue Belt short sea facilitation pilot project into permanent legislation at the Transport Council in Luxembourg in early June. A total of 255 ships took part in the pilot phase of the Blue Belt project, which aims to simplify administrative procedures, using the SafeSeaNet, Community system for exchanging maritime information to transmit information to customs authorities. Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas said: ... [+]

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