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A conference on the prerogatives of the flag state was held on the 26th November 2013

Together with law firm OPF Partners and the Luxembourg University, the Luxembourg Maritime Cluster organized a conference on the prerogatives of the flag state on November 26th. This is was a dual-purpose initiative: on the one hand, and given the fact that it is vital for the future of the Luxembourg maritime sector to continue to be able to line up local expertise, we wanted to open up new horizons for the students invited from the Greater Region (Luxembourg and Nancy) and on the other hand were willing to inform the stakeholders of the prerogatives and duties of the state, especially in the context of the Maritime Labour Convention.

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Luxembourg at the Monaco Yacht Show (25-28 September 2013)

In 2013 Luxembourg will again participate with an official booth at the Monaco Yacht Show, the most prestigious pleasure boat show in the world.

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Circular CAM 04/2013 has been issued

Circular CAM 04/2013 on the launch of a joint concentrated inspection campaign (CIC) on propulsion and auxiliary machinery by the Paris and the Tokyo MOUs has been issued.

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MLC Procedure for Shipowners

The MLC, 2006 for ships flying the Luxembourg flag has entered into force on 20 August 2013.

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LCGB delegation visits CAM

On the 27 March 2013, an LCGB delegation met with Robert Biwer, Government Commissioner for maritime affairs and with Marc Siuda, CAM's quality manager.

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The 8th yearly meeting of the European Network of Maritime Clusters took place in Schengen on the 18 and 19 October 2012

On October 18th and 19th representatives from all over Europe and the European Commission converged on Schengen (Luxembourg) at the occasion of the 8th yearly meeting of the European Network of Maritime Clusters. The maritime clusters of Bulgaria, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom and Ireland delegated their respective managements there.

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Limassol declaration on EU Integrated Maritime Policy adopted

On October 7th 2012, EU Ministers responsible for maritime affairs agreed and adopted a political declaration which aims at re-energising the EU’s Integrated Maritime Policy (IMP), five years after its initial launching in Lisbon. The Limassol Declaration was presented on October 8th at a special ceremony in Limassol by Cyprus’ Communications and Works Minister, Mr. Efthemios Flourentzou, in the attendance of the President of Cyprus Mr. Demetris Christofias and the President of the European Commission, Mr. José Manuel Barroso. The Limassol Declaration is expected to mark a milestone for the future implementation and development of the EU’s IMP, by providing guidelines for a comprehensive and coherent approach to the maximum sustainable exploitation of the EU’s seas and oceans for achieving economic growth.

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LUXSPACE awarded multi-year contract with European Maritime Safety Agency

LuxSpace Sarl, an affiliate of OHB AG and partner of Orbcomm Inc. announced the award of a multi-year framework contract with the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA). The framework contract is funded for up to 500.000 € (US $625.000) for the first year plus options for an additional two years with funding levels yet to be determined.

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Luxembourg at the Monaco Yacht Show (19-22 September 2012)

In 2012 Luxembourg will again participate with an official booth at the Monaco Yacht Show, the most prestigious pleasure boat show in the world. From September 19 to 22 this event will bring together 500 major companies in the luxury yachting and a hundred super and megayachts afloat as well as an expected 28 000 professional and private visitors.

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