European Community Shipowners' Associations

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

900,000€ - 999,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

7.25 Fte (9)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

9

High-level Commission meetings

46

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    European Community Shipowners' Associations   (ECSA)

    EU Transparency Register

    59004966537-01 First registered on 01 Sep 2011

    Goals / Remit

    ECSA, formed in 1965 under the name of the Comité des Associations d'Armateurs des Communautés Européennes (CAACE) and taking its present name in 1990, comprises the national shipowner associations of the EU and Norway. ECSA works through a permanent secretariat in Brussels. Its aim is to promote the interests of European shipping so that the industry can best serve European and international trade and commerce in a competitive free enterprise environment to the benefit of the EU.

    Main EU files targeted

    State aid, competitive position EU shipowners, social situation in the shipping industry, minimum wage, working conditions seafarers, market access, FTAs, safety and security including cyber security, shareholders rights, environment legislation, port of refuge, migrants, piracy, cyber security,relationship UK - EU, EU taxonomy, social taxonomy

    Address

    Head Office
    Boulevard du Régent 43-44
    Bruxelles 1000
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Boulevard du Régent 43-44
    Bruxelles 1000
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    9

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%4
    75%3
    50%2

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    7.25

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    9 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 04 Mar 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Livia RIPARBELLI 05 Dec 2023 04 Jun 2024
    Mr Ulrik Alexander TONNESEN 14 Nov 2023 13 Nov 2024
    Mr Lasse QVIST 13 Sep 2023 12 Sep 2024
    Mr Marius Dejarnac 12 Sep 2023 11 Sep 2024
    Ms Luisa PUCCIO 12 Sep 2023 11 Sep 2024
    Ms Evangelia FOTIADOU 12 Sep 2023 11 Sep 2024
    Mr Eurico ARAUJO DA COSTA ORTIGA 12 Sep 2023 11 Sep 2024
    Ms Katalin DOBRANSZKY 12 Sep 2023 11 Sep 2024
    Ms Fanny LOSSY 12 Sep 2023 11 Sep 2024
    Mr Sotirios Raptis 12 Jan 2023 12 Jan 2024
    Mr Marius Dejarnac 06 Sep 2022 06 Sep 2023
    Ms Luisa PUCCIO 06 Sep 2022 06 Sep 2023
    Ms Evangelia FOTIADOU 06 Sep 2022 06 Sep 2023
    Mr Eurico ARAUJO DA COSTA ORTIGA 06 Sep 2022 06 Sep 2023
    Ms Katalin DOBRANSZKY 06 Sep 2022 06 Sep 2023
    Ms Fanny LOSSY 06 Sep 2022 06 Sep 2023
    Ms Lieselot Marinus 14 Feb 2020 01 Mar 2021
    Ms Eleni PIPERA 15 Oct 2019 15 Oct 2020
    Ms Fanny LOSSY 07 Sep 2019 05 Sep 2020
    Mr MARTIN DORSMAN 05 Sep 2019 05 Sep 2020
    Ms Katalin DOBRANSZKY 04 Sep 2019 04 Sep 2020
    Ms Pinelopi SERVETA 06 Aug 2019 06 Aug 2020
    Mr Harold TOR 18 Jul 2019 18 Jul 2020
    Ms Gudrun JANSSENS 02 Apr 2019 04 Aug 2019
    Ms Lossy FANNY 02 Apr 2019 07 Sep 2019
    Ms Lieselot Marinus 15 Jan 2019 15 Jan 2020
    Ms Claudia VELLA CASAGRANDE 12 Jan 2019 11 Jan 2020
    Ms Eleni PIPERA 23 Oct 2018 15 Oct 2019
    Mr MARTIN DORSMAN 10 Oct 2018 05 Sep 2019
    Ms Karoliina RASI 01 Jun 2018 09 Nov 2018
    Ms Lossy FANNY 23 May 2018 02 Apr 2019
    Ms Gudrun JANSSENS 18 May 2018 02 Apr 2019
    Ms Lieselot Marinus 09 Feb 2018 15 Jan 2019
    Ms Claudia VELLA CASAGRANDE 11 Jan 2018 10 Jan 2019
    Mr MARTIN DORSMAN 29 Nov 2017 10 Oct 2018
    Ms Karoliina RASI 17 May 2017 16 May 2018
    Mr Benoît Loicq 23 Feb 2017 22 Feb 2018
    Mr Patrick Verhoeven 21 Feb 2017 10 Jan 2018
    Ms Lieselot Marinus 17 Dec 2016 16 Dec 2017
    Ms Karoliina RASI 30 Apr 2016 30 Apr 2017
    Ms Claudia VELLA CASAGRANDE 14 Oct 2016 13 Oct 2017
    Ms Maria Deligianni 13 May 2016 13 May 2017
    Ms RASI KAROLIINA 30 Apr 2016 01 Nov 2016
    Ms Eirini TSAKONA 22 Apr 2016 21 Apr 2017
    Mr Benoît Loicq 24 Feb 2016 23 Feb 2017
    Mr Patrick Verhoeven 13 Jan 2016 13 Jan 2017
    Ms Lieselot Marinus 22 Oct 2015 19 Oct 2016
    Mr Dimitrios Michail Banas 18 Mar 2015 16 Mar 2016
    Mr Christophe Tytgat 12 Mar 2015 10 Mar 2016
    Mr Patrick Verhoeven 24 Jan 2015 13 Jan 2016
    Ms Lieselot Marinus 14 Nov 2014 22 Oct 2015
    Mr Benoît Loicq 02 Oct 2014 30 Sep 2015
    Ms Maria Deligianni 29 Apr 2014 05 Jun 2015
    Mr Dimitrios Michail Banas 25 Jan 2014 24 Jan 2015
    Mr Patrick Verhoeven 21 Jan 2014 18 Jan 2015
    Mr Benoît Loicq 01 Oct 2013 28 Sep 2014
    Ms Lieselot Marinus 01 Oct 2013 28 Sep 2014
    Mr Christophe Tytgat 26 Sep 2012 07 Aug 2013
    Mr Alfons Guinier 04 Apr 2012 01 May 2013

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Trade and business associations

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    European Services Forum ESF

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    900,000€ - 999,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Major contributions in current year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant European Commission, DG EMPL,Social Dialogue 58,565€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    900,000€ - 999,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Innovation Fund Expert Group#E03593#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3593 #Member #C#Industry#High Level Steering Group for Governance of the Digital Maritime System and Services#E03450#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3450 #Observer #C#Industry# European Maritime Single Window environment #Cooperation group on Places of Refuge#Stakeholders Advisory Group on Maritime Security #E01087#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=1087 #Member #C#Industry#Digital Transport and Logistics Forum#E03280#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3280 #Member #C#Industry#European Ports Forum#E03542#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3542 #Member #C#Industry#Sub-group on “Ports as hubs for a Sustainable blue economy"#Sustainable Ports sub-group#Zero Pollution Stakeholder Platform#E03790#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3790 #Member #C#Industry#Group of experts on horizontal social issues in transport#E03732#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3732 #Observer #C#Industry#Stakeholder expert group to support the application of the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Directive (2015/2302)#E03617#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3617 #Member #C#Industry#Excise Contact Group #E02806#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=2806 #Member #C#Civil society, Employees/workers#European Sustainable Shipping Forum (ESSF)#E02869#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=2869 #Member #C#Industry#Sustainable Alternative Power for Shipping- Mid- to Long-Term Solutions for Maritime GHG Emissions Reductions#Trade Contact Group#E02134#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=2134 #Member #C#Industry#Maritime transport statistics#E01505#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=1505 #Observer #C#Professionals

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Communication activities

    ECSA Position paper on the Green Deal
    ECSA 2019 - 2024 Strategic Priorities
    Economic value of the EU shipping industry
    CO2 performance of shipping
    An EU Maritime Growth Plan for Sustainable Maritime Jobs, Growth and Competitiveness
    EU ETS and shipping

    Other activities

    Maritime affairs

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    46 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 30 Jan 2024 Location Brussels
      Subject Maritime transport policies
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Attending
      • Roxana Lesovici (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Dec 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject - Maritime Security - Climate and environment: CO2 reductions, alternative fuels, ship recycling - Social aspects and skills
      DG Mobility and Transport
      Attending
      • Magdalena Kopczynska (Director-General)
    • Date 27 Nov 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject General review of maritime files
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Roxana Lesovici (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Nov 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject Shipping industry and FF55
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      Attending
      • Juraj Nociar (Cabinet member)
      • Dino Toljan (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Apr 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject Meeting on maritime energy transition
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Roxana Lesovici (Cabinet member)
    • Date 15 Mar 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject Meeting on maritime files
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Roxana Lesovici (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Nov 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject ETS maritime
      DG Climate Action
      Attending
      • Clara de-la-Torre (Acting Director-General)
    • Date 19 Oct 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject OECD and State aid
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Attending
      • Anne Funch Jensen (Cabinet member)
      • Stina Soewarta (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 Sep 2022 Location Video call
      Subject State of play of the FuelEU Maritime initiative and discussion on how to foster the uptake of cleaner fuels in shipping
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Stefanie Hiesinger (Cabinet member)
    • Date 30 Jun 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Ongoing maritime files in the Fitfor55 package
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Roxana Lesovici (Cabinet member)
    • Date 08 Jun 2022 Location Berlaymont
      Subject ongoing maritime files, taxonomy, impact of the Russian war in Ukraine
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Roxana Lesovici (Cabinet member)
    • Date 16 Mar 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Decarbonisation of the maritime sector in the context of Fit-for-55
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Diederik Samsom (Cabinet member)
      • Stefanie Hiesinger (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 Feb 2022 Location Virtual
      Subject Taxonomy criteria
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Katherine Power (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Jun 2021 Location video call
      Subject Presentation and discussion of ECSA’s position in relation to the FuelEU Maritime initiative.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Stefanie Hiesinger (Cabinet member)
    • Date 13 Apr 2021 Location Video Conferencing
      Subject European shipowners' position on FuelEU Maritime and RED.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Kadri Simson
      Portfolio Energy
      Attending
      • Helena Hinto (Cabinet member)
      • Laure Chapuis-Kombos (Cabinet member)
    • Date 10 Mar 2021 Location Conference call
      Subject Meeting with ECSA board to discuss the latest maritime developments.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Adina-Ioana Vălean (Commissioner)
      • Rachel Smit (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Mar 2021 Location Brussels
      Subject Taxonomy draft delegated act
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Katherine Power (Cabinet member)
    • Date 05 Mar 2021 Location Conference call
      Subject Meeting to prepare the future meeting between our Commissioner and ECSA Board.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Rachel Smit (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Nov 2020 Location Video call
      Subject Upcoming revision of the EU ETS and the possible inclusion of the shipping sector in it
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Roxana Lesovici (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Feb 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject General discussion on maritime transport in margins of the European Shipping Week
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Roxana Lesovici (Cabinet member)
      • Adina-Ioana Vălean (Commissioner)
    • Date 20 Feb 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Speech on the European Green deal at the European Shipping Week
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Diederik Samsom (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Jan 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Maritime related issues
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Roxana Lesovici (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Nov 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Sustainability, climate and maritime issues
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Attending
      • Anthony Agotha (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 20 Mar 2019 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Clean Transport and Climate Policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Telmo Baltazar (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Oct 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Introductory meeting with Secretary General Martin Dorsman to discuss Social Dialogue in the Maritime Transport sector, the state of play of transposition of Directives 2015/1794 and 2018/131, seafarers and Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions, the European Labour Authority, and 883
      DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
      Attending
      • Joost Korte (Director-General)
    • Date 27 Jun 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Ocean Governance, UNCLOS BBNJ
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Andras Inotai (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 26 Jun 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject International ocean governance/BBNJ
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Kathiana Ghio (Cabinet member)
      • Andras Inotai (Cabinet member)
    • Date 07 Mar 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Meeting with ECSA (maritime stakeholder)
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Violeta Bulc (Commissioner)
      • Alisa Tiganj (Cabinet member)
    • Date 14 Nov 2017 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Maritime transport challenges
      DG Mobility and Transport
      Attending
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
    • Date 24 Feb 2017 Location Madrid
      Subject ETS Revision – maritime transport
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Attending
      • Miguel Arias Cañete (Commissioner)
    • Date 24 Jan 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Discussion on new banking legislation in Basel group; main concern of ECSA is about the negative impact of proposals in Basel group that may affect shipping industry
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Gints Freimanis (Cabinet member)
      • Jan Ceyssens (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Nov 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Reefer vessels / sharks
      DG Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Joao Aguiar Machado (Director-General)
    • Date 21 Oct 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject IMO
      DG Mobility and Transport
      Attending
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
    • Date 18 Oct 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Shipping of Shark Products
      DG Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Joao Aguiar Machado (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 05 Oct 2016 Location Malta
      Subject Exchange of views with Niels Smedegaard, President and ECSA board members on state of play of EU maritime policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Matej Zakonjsek (Cabinet member)
      • Friedrich-Nikolaus von Peter (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 Sep 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Ship recycling
      DG Environment
      Attending
      • Daniel Calleja Crespo (Director-General)
    • Date 27 May 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject ECSA annual general meeting Malta
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Friedrich-Nikolaus von Peter (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 May 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject EU maritime transport strategy, European Maritime Single Window
      DG Mobility and Transport
      Attending
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
    • Date 07 Mar 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Shipping companies' transport of shark species
      DG Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Joao Aguiar Machado (Director-General)
    • Date 16 Jul 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject TTIP
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Attending
      • Maria Asenius (Cabinet member)
      • Christian Burgsmueller (Cabinet member)
    • Date 08 Jul 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject To discuss EU State aid policy in relation to maritime transportation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Competition
      Attending
      • Margrethe Vestager (Commissioner)
    • Date 02 Jun 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject To discuss EU State aid policy in relation to maritime transportation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Competition
      Attending
      • Soren Schonberg (Cabinet member)
    • Date 06 May 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Ship Recycling
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Aurore Maillet (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Mar 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Closing Remarks: ECSA
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Violeta Bulc (Commissioner)
    • Date 12 Dec 2014 Location Brussels
      Subject Priorities Comissioner Bulc and meeting new cab member
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Friedrich-Nikolaus von Peter (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 Dec 2014 Location Brussels
      Subject Priorities Commissioner Bulc and meeting new cab member
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Desiree Oen (Cabinet member)
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