Despite strict competition laws, the EU is reviewing some new procurement procedures that would allow a contracting authority leeway in negotiating early on with potential contractors.
Benefiting from early contractor involvement does not necessarily violate the European Union’s principles of freedom to supply goods and services.
Special Protection Areas (SPAs) and Special Areas of Conservation (SACs) as stipulated in EU habitats legislation can sometimes lead to complications during port expansion projects.
EU environmental law and international conventions are not always compatible. The European Dredging Association makes its case on when and why dredged material should not be considered waste.
Implications of the EU Water Framework Directive for Ports, Harbours, Commercial and Leisure Navigation
A position paper on the new EU Directive from important industry organisations which will certainly be impacted.
The EU Water Framework Directive: Implications of the Ports, Harbours, Navigation and Dredging Industry
This new EU regulation has gone into effect and will have consequences for all of Europe and beyond.