Siim Kallas

Type: Person
Name: Siim Kallas
Title: EU Comissioner Transport. Vice-President of the Commission (27 NOV 09)
Organization: European Commission
Nationality: Estonia
Fact Sheet: Biography for Siim Kallas
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

New EU rules for safer and greener lorries

Friday April 18th, 2014TweetThe European Parliament has endorsed the Commission’s proposal for new EU rules for safer and greener lorries. Vice-President Siim Kallas, in charge of transport, said:“I am pleased with this vote which supports the Commission’s ... [Published Government Opportunities - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

€160.5 million for EU Marine Pollution Response

EMSA uses commercial vessels that can be mobilised in a spill emergencyThe European Parliament has approved a €160.5 million ($222.1 million) funding package to help the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) combat marine pollution from 2014 through ... [Published Ship & Bunker - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

European Parliament Approves EU Rules for Build-Up of Refueling Points

“… a clear signal that Europe is putting clean fuels at the heart of its transport policy” – VP Siim KallasThe European Parliament has given its final approval to new EU rules to ensure the build-up of alternative refuelling points across Europe with ... [Published NGV Global - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

EC demands improvement of road haulage rules

The vice-president of the European Commission (EC) has called for the rules governing road haulage to be simplified.Although Siim Kallas acknowledged some improvements have already been made in the industry, more can be done to make the system better ... [Published CILT UK - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

France will keep its promises, says Manuel Valls

The new Prime Minister reaffirmed France’s commitment to reducing its national deficit, and ending the government’s unclear stance on EU affairs. EurActiv France reports.The issue of France respecting its budgetary commitments to the EU has been resolved. ... [Published EurActiv.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

EU bemoans single sky dithering

The European Commission has urged several EU member states to make good on promises regarding shared airspace. Germany, Belgium, France, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg have been urged to implement their Functional Airspace Block (FAB), a supra-national ... [Published MRO Network - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

New EU rules to improve transparency of decisions on airport noise

European CommissionPress releaseBrussels, 16 April 2014 The European Commission welcomes today's decision by the European Parliament to make the rules on noise-related operating restrictions more transparent and evidence-based.Commission Vice-President ... [Published European Commission - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

European Commission gets tough on FAB implementation

The European Commission has launched the first infringement proceedings against European Union (EU) member states it believes are impeding progress on the through their failure to implement . In the first phase of the EU’s infringement process, the Commission ... [Published Air Transport World - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

European Parliament votes in favour of safer, greener HGV design

The European Parliament (EP) voted yesterday (15 April) to approve European Commission (EC) proposals to allow more aerodynamic, safer truck designs.Originally tabled in April 2013, the draft regulations will allow manufacturers to exceed current weights ... [Published Motor Transport - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Vice-President Kallas welcomes Parliament's vote on 112 eCall

European CommissionPress releaseBrussels, 15 April 2014 Commission Vice-President Siim Kallas, responsible for Mobility and Transport, welcomed the European Parliament's vote today on establishing emergency call response centres for the handling of 112 ... [Published European Commission - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Modern marine equipment rules for safer EU ships-

The European Parliament has adopted the Commission's proposed new Directive on marine equipment. Better rules on marine equipment in the EU will result in safer journeys for the ships and their crew, less red tape for Member States, reduced costs for ... [Published Balkans.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

European Commission wants a level playing field for road haulage and it wants it now

Siim Kallas , vice-president of the European Commission (EC), has called for simplification and clarification of EU rules for road haulage.Damn right, Siim. I for one, backed ably by the current Mrs Dealer , would love to see ‘simplification and clarification ... [Published Commercial Motor - Apr 16 2014]

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"the european system to combat pollution at sea has proven its added-value and cost-efficiency" said Siim Kallas , vice-president for transport
Vice-president Kallas commented: "the current rules are wasteful for european companies, impact on all road users and are bad for the environment."
Siim Kallas, Vice-President responsible for Transport said: "the european system to combat pollution at sea has proven its added-value and cost-efficiency. i welcome the european parliament's continued support for the effective work carried out by the european maritime safety agency"
European Commission VP, Siim Kallas, responsible for transport, commented: "this is a major innovation and a milestone in the roll-out of clean fuels in europe. these new rules are a direct response to calls from industry, investors, consumers and national authorities for a clear framework to set the future direction for clean fuels in europe, to end uncertainty and allow investments to follow. this vote sends a clear signal that europe is putting clean fuels at the heart of its transport policy, and the drive to develop a transport system fit for the 21st century."

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eCall emergency system to be installed on all n... [Published Institution of Electrical Engineers - 29 mins ago]
Hollande’s status sinks while Valls does dirty... [Published Irish Times - Apr 19 2014]
New EU rules for safer and greener lorries [Published Government Opportunities - Apr 18 2014]
€160.5 million for EU Marine Pollution Response [Published Ship & Bunker - Apr 18 2014]
European Parliament Approves EU Rules for Build... [Published NGV Global - Apr 17 2014]
EC demands improvement of road haulage rules [Published CILT UK - Apr 17 2014]
France will keep its promises, says Manuel Valls [Published EurActiv.com - Apr 17 2014]
EU bemoans single sky dithering [Published MRO Network - Apr 17 2014]
European Commission revises aviation safety bla... [Published Air Transport World - Apr 16 2014]
Commission welcomes European Parliament's vote ... [Published Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - Apr 16 2014]
EU Parliament approves refuelling infrastructur... [Published Energy Global - Apr 16 2014]
European Parliament gives final approval to alt... [Published International Fleet World - Apr 16 2014]
European Commission gets tough on FAB implement... [Published Air Transport World - Apr 16 2014]
EU Parliament Approves New Guidelines for Alter... [Published LNG World News - Apr 16 2014]
New EU rules to improve transparency of decisio... [Published European Commission - Apr 16 2014]
European Parliament votes in favour of safer, g... [Published Motor Transport - Apr 16 2014]
European Parliament approves eCall infrastructure [Published International Fleet World - Apr 16 2014]
Modern marine equipment rules for safer EU ships- [Published Balkans.com - Apr 16 2014]
Parliament approves safer trucks [Published EurActiv.com - Apr 16 2014]
European Commission wants a level playing field... [Published Commercial Motor - Apr 16 2014]
EU scores transport: Top marks to Netherlands, ... [Published SeaNews - Apr 16 2014]
Commission welcomes European Parliament's vote ... [Published European Commission - Apr 15 2014]
Modern marine equipment rules for safer EU ships [Published European Commission - Apr 15 2014]
EU to reduce vegetable transport prices [Published Fresh Plaza - Apr 15 2014]
Vice-President Kallas welcomes Parliament's vot... [Published European Commission - Apr 15 2014]
European Parliament votes for more modern inlan... [Published European Commission - Apr 15 2014]
New EU rules for safer and greener lorries: Eur... [Published European Commission - Apr 15 2014]
EUROPEAN COMMISSION : Parliament vote "mileston... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 15 2014]
Parliament votes to harmonise electric cars in ... [Published EurActiv.com - Apr 15 2014]
09/27/12: New Horizons for EU Aviation [Published Delegation of the EU to the USA - Apr 14 2014]
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EU's Kallas Says Vigilance Needed While Inflati... [Published Bloomberg via Google News - Apr 12 2014]
EU's Kallas Says Vigilance Needed While Inflation Stays Low Bloomberg Policy makers “must be vigilant” to ensure persistently low inflation doesn't cause problems, European Commission Vice President Siim Kallas said today. Low inflation isn't “an ...
Rehn Faces the Voters as Commissioners Take Cam... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Brussels - Apr 02 2014]
He’s a household name in the euro-zone periphery after four years of bailouts and economic malaise. He has been the bearer of bad news for European Union economies, always told in his signature slow delivery. But after more than a decade of being ...
Another Week of Anthropocene Antics, March 9, 2... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Mar 10 2014]
Featured image is one of 19 illustrated haiku laying out the IPCC Summary for Policy Makers, posted with permission, see them all here. This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s ...
The future of EU-Asean aviation – Siim Kallas [Published The Malaysian Insider - Feb 12 2014]
Europe and Asean have a long history of strong commercial ties. Not only is the EU by far the largest investor in Asean countries, it is also Asean’s second-largest trading partner after China. The two regions’ wider economies benefit immensely from aviation, ...
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