CASE COMMENTS : STATE AIDS – SERVICE OF GENERAL ECONOMIC INTEREST – REAL NEED FOR PUBLIC SERVICE – MARITIME COASTAL NAVIGATION – LINK BETWEEN TWO SERVICES

Service of general economic interest: The European Commission orders the recovery of aid paid to a SGEI to compensate for losses made during peak periods (SNCM)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The Commission has taken a final decision on the aid received by SNCM as public service compensation for the public service delegation covering maritime links between Corsica and Marseilles for the period 2007-2013. That decision, however, does not relate to the measures from which SNCM benefited during the previous period, between 2002 and 2007, in respect of which the Commission will have to take a new decision following the annulment of a previous positive decision by the Court of First Instance (Trib. UE, 11 September 2012, Corsica Ferries v. Commission, Case T-565/08). The 2007 Public Service Agreement distinguishes between two types of service,

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Bruno Stromsky, Service of general economic interest: The European Commission orders the recovery of aid paid to a SGEI to compensate for losses made during peak periods (SNCM), 2 May 2013, Concurrences N° 3-2013, Art. N° 54166, p. 137

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