The European Community Shipowners' Association

The European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) was founded in 1965 as “Comité des Associations d'Armateurs des Communautés Européennes (CAACE)”. It is a trade association representing the national shipowners’ associations of the EU and Norway. The European shipowners control 40% of the global commercial fleet, contribute 140 billion to the EU GDP and provide 2.1 million Europeans with careers both onboard and ashore. ECSA promotes the interests of European shipping so that the industry can best serve European and international trade in a competitive free business environment to the benefit of shippers and consumers.

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The Future of the Modern Seafarers’ Profession

By The European Community Shipowners' Association 2018-06-25 12:20:00

Shipping and seafarers keep world commerce and trade running. There are over 50,000 merchant ships trading internationally, transporting every kind of cargo. Around 90 percent of everything we see around us has traveled by sea at some point in its life, carried by the international shipping industry. It brings benefits to people across the world and it is the most efficient transport mode when large amounts of manufactured items or bulk transport of raw material needs to be moved around....

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