Welcome to the new era in European ship supply!

It is a distinct privilege to welcome you to the webpage of OCEAN.

Here you will find all the relevant information about our organization, our industry, and the European policy environment in which our industry operates. I am especially proud of the regular news Articles written by our membership, covering a wide range of interesting topics. They keep you informed about our vibrant industry, what we do and who we are. What's even better, as our webpage is mobile enabled, you can read about OCEAN anywhere, anytime.

Happy Surfing !

Dirk Cupido
OCEAN - Chairman
 


20.08.2017
Blessing or curse for European ship supply?
 In August, the EU Commission has published an Inception Impact Assessment (i.e. the roadmap) on a Directive  which is more commonly known as the Reporting Formalities Directive (RFD).To recall, on 20 October 2010, the European Parliament and the Council adopted Directive 2010/65/EU on reporting formalities for ships arriving in and/or departing from ports of the Member States. So, how did it go? Was it a sucess? Read the EU Commission external support study for the RFD evaluations was published also in August. But what is the consequence for EU ship supply? What is the challenge and what is the benefit? OCEAN's Working Group has taken a closer look

17.07.2017 | Bob Blake, Chairman BASS
100 years + and going strong!
The British Association of Ship Suppliers is now over 100 years of age and presents itself here.

07.07.2017
European Ship Suppliers to Athens during and after the 62nd ISSA Convention & Trade Show
ISSA Members from some 50 countries – many of them in Europe – will be meeting and networking at this year’s 62nd ISSA Convention & Trade Show in Athens, Greece.