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Financial Institutions
  • European Investment Bank (EIB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ EIB website

Disclosed by Bank May 11, 2016

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Project Description
LOCATION EU Countries DESCRIPTION The aim of the Green Shipping Guarantee programme (GSG) is to accelerate the implementation of investments in greener technologies by European shipping companies. The programme will be structurIn order to develop and demonstrate the concept, the programme will be launched with a pilot phase with selected partner institutions with identified pilot transactions. OBJECTIVES The greening of the transport sector is a key objective of the Trans-European Network policy. ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS The Guarantee programme is intended to finance shipbuilding projects including new vessels, cThe ship owners/promoters are expected to be well established experienced operators of their vessels and are also expected to have the necessary competence to undertake the works proposed under the programme. They will also be expected to hold all relevant environmental certification for the construction of these types of vessels. PROCUREMENT To be assessed during each individual project appraisal. However, each promoter, whether public or private, must deThe Bank will assess in particular whether open and fair selection tenders have been made with regards to shipyard selection and that no state aid or intellectual property right issues are outstanding with any of the selected yards.
Investment Description
  • European Investment Bank (EIB)
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