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State aid: EU Commission approves €600 million Finnish guarantee scheme to support maritime companies affected by the coronavirus outbreak

The European Commission has approved a €600 million Finnish aid scheme to support the maritime companies in the context of the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme was approved under the State aid Temporary Framework adopted by the Commission on 19 March 2020, as amended on 3 April and 8 May 2020. Under the scheme, the public […]

State aid: EU Commission endorses extension of Belgian seafarer scheme for maritime transport

The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules the extension to new types of vessels of a scheme supporting the maritime transport sector in Belgium. Under the existing scheme, seafarers employed on self-propelled vessels registered in a Member State of the European Economic Area can benefit from a reduction of social security contributions. […]