Weidmann’s resignation complicates German political outlook

Weidmann’s resignation complicates German political outlook

Thursday 21 October 2021Vol.12 Ed.42.4

Commentary: Weidmann waves the hawkish white flag

By David Marsh and Pierre Ortlieb

Germany’s difficult coalition-building process has gained fresh complexity following the announcement of Jens Weidmann’s resignation. The departure of the Bundesbank president, coinciding with the departure from office of his former boss, Chancellor Angela Merkel, will open decisions on the Bundesbank succession to...

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The UGS issues a Technical Report on the decarbonisation of the shipping sector

The UGS issues a Technical Report on the decarbonisation of the shipping sector

Theodore El. Veniamis

The Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) has issued a Report on technical aspects related to the decarbonisation of the shipping sector, which supplements the UGS Survey of Alternative Fuels -Technologies for Shipping (released in May 2021) and presents a technical perspective on the potential alternative marine fuels and vessel technologies that need to be developed to enable the decarbonisation of...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/21/the-ugs-issues-a-technical-report-on-the-decarbonisation-of-the-shipping-sector/

Monaco magistrate latest road crash victim…

Monaco magistrate latest road crash victim…

Monaco; the marina and at the centre the Yacht Club de Monaco

Good Morning Monaco – Thursday, October 21, 2021

Monaco magistrate latest road crash victim

The driver who appeared to lose control of his car before hitting a rock face just east of Eze on the Moyenne Corniche on Tuesday was a senior magistrate in Monaco and a law professor at the University of Nice.

First signs of new lockdowns, travel curbs, in Europe

There are early signs of European nations...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/21/monaco-magistrate-latest-road-crash-victim/

Scholz is banking on Europe and Draghi, Digital euro as a complement to cash

Scholz is banking on Europe and Draghi, Digital euro as a complement to cash

Wednesday 20 October 2021 – Vol.12 Ed.42.3

Commentary: Italy and France advance in German agenda

By David Marsh in London

Italy and France look set to top Germany’s European policy agenda if, as expected, Finance Minister Olaf Scholz heads a new Berlin government. There were few hints of concrete European initiatives in the three-party document published on 15 October as a prelude to formal coalition talks between Scholz’s...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/20/scholz-is-banking-on-europe-and-draghi-digital-euro-as-a-complement-to-cash/

Infection rate close to neighbours’

Infection rate close to neighbours’ 

Good Morning Monaco – Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Monaco’s positivity rate almost neck and neck with neighbours

Monaco’s coronavirus positivity rate, based on 3,028 PCR and antigen tests carried out in the seven days to Sunday, October 17, has risen to 59.97 from 52.15 a week earlier.

Scooter thieves sent to jail

Two men with very extensive criminal records have been sent to jail in Monaco following the theft of two electric scooters…

Government content with budget...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/19/infection-rate-close-to-neighbours/

Office of Space Affairs in Monaco…

Office of Space Affairs in Monaco… 

Good Morning Monaco – Monday, October 18, 2021

Guests celebrate Swiss accreditations
Following the accreditation of the Swiss Ambassador Dr Roberto Balzaretti and the Swiss Consul General Mr Andreas Maager in Monaco on Thursday, the Consulate General of Switzerland in Marseille held a Cocktail Dînatoire in the Salon Bellevue of the Café de Paris.

Garden Club brings floral imaginings to Monte-Carlo
The terraces of the Casino de Monte-Carlo were the venue on...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/18/office-of-space-affairs-in-monaco/

Bridging the gaps for maritime decarbonization

Bridging the gaps for maritime decarbonization

IMO-UNEP-Norway Zero-and Low-Emission Innovation Forum highlighted challenges and opportunities for decarbonization, financing, building on innovation and best practices.

​The online event, held on 27-29 September and broadcast on UN TV, saw over 1,000 participants from across the world exchange best practices, ideas and latest developments with a view to enabling more inclusive maritime innovation towards decarbonization.

Collaboration and knowledge...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/15/bridging-the-gaps-for-maritime-decarbonization/

French Health Pass hopes raised…

French Health Pass hopes raised… 

Good Morning Monaco – Thursday, October 14, 2021

French Health Pass hopes raised at Wednesday meeting

A meeting of the Council of Ministers on Wednesday managed to raise hopes of a loosening of the Health Pass rules while at the same time dashing them.

Four new coronavirus cases in Monaco

Four Monaco residents tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday, October 13.

Coronavirus gap widens between UK and France

A total of 5,578 new coronavirus cases were recorded in...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/14/french-health-pass-hopes-raised/

Masks dropped, incidence rate jumps…

Masks dropped, incidence rate jumps… 

Monaco; the marina and at the centre the Yacht Club de Monaco

Good Morning Monaco – Tuesday, October 12, 2021

No more masks in Monaco – in most places

The Monaco Government issued a press release shortly before 17:30 on Monday, October 11, announcing the end of compulsory mask-wearing…

Incidence rate jumped last week

Monaco’s coronavirus incidence rate jumped to 52.15 in the seven days to Sunday, October 10, up from 31.29 per 100,000 one week earlier.

Free buses...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/12/masks-dropped-incidence-rate-jumps/

New chapter for safe disposal of marine flares from the pleasure boat sector

New chapter for safe disposal of marine flares from the pleasure boat sector

Claire Hughes

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency is to work with industry to develop local self-regulated schemes for the safe disposal of redundant pyrotechnics (flares) from the pleasure vessel sector. 

It follows a consultation (which concluded on 15 March) with the industry, industry regulators and boat-owners to seek ways considered acceptable to all for the effective means of disposing of flares. 

The MCA supported a...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/11/new-chapter-for-safe-disposal-of-marine-flares-from-the-pleasure-boat-sector/

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