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#IMDOreview: The Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) Weekly Market Review which is produced in-house returns this week with coverage of domestic and global shipping news.

Irish Maritime News: Brexit has revived a dormant territorial dispute between Britain and the Republic of Ireland over the ownership of Lough Foyle as also reported on Afloat.ie. Lough Foyle in Derry and Carlingford Lough, between Counties Louth and Down, are both matters of dispute between Dublin and London.

Ship repair market could see huge boost on retrofits: A series of new regulations, most notably the Ballast Water Management Convention, as well as the recent cap on the use of sulphur fuels, is bound to lead to increased retrofits; since shipowners will gradually look to keep their vessels compliant.

EU Commission approves container liner shipping merger: The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of United Arab Shipping Company (“UASC”) by Hapag-Lloyd of Germany, subject to conditions. Both companies operate in the container liner shipping sector.

For more stories of this edition which is available here in addition to Afloat's dedicated Ports & Shipping news coverage.

Published in Ports & Shipping

About boot Düsseldorf: With almost 250,000 visitors, boot Düsseldorf is the world's largest boat and water sports fair and every year in January the “meeting place" for the entire industry. From 18 to 26 January 2020, around 2,000 exhibitors will be presenting their interesting new products, attractive further developments and maritime equipment. This means that the complete market will be on site in Düsseldorf and will be inviting visitors on nine days of the fair to an exciting journey through the entire world of water sports in 17 exhibition halls covering 220,000 square meters. With a focus on boats and yachts, engines and engine technology, equipment and accessories, services, canoes, kayaks, kitesurfing, rowing, diving, surfing, wakeboarding, windsurfing, SUP, fishing, maritime art, marinas, water sports facilities as well as beach resorts and charter, there is something for every water sports enthusiast.

At A Glance – Boot Dusseldorf 

Organiser
Messe Düsseldorf GmbH
Messeplatz
40474 Düsseldorf
Tel: +49 211 4560-01
Fax: +49 211 4560-668
Web: https://www.boot.com/

The first boats and yachts will once again be arriving in December via the Rhine.

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