7.12.2006   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 297/14


Authorisation for State aid pursuant to Articles 87 and 88 of the EC Treaty

Cases where the Commission raises no objections

(Text with EEA relevance)

(2006/C 297/06)

Date of adoption of the decision

12.10.2006

Reference number of the aid

N 53/06

Member State

Belgium

Region

Flanders

Title

„Proefproject van het Vlaamse Gewest voor subsidies voor het vervoer van containers via binnenvaart en estuaire vaart van en naar de Vlaamse kusthavens”.

Legal basis

Besluit van de Vlaamse regering tot toekenning van een toelage voor het transport via binnenvaart en estuaire vaart van de Vlaamse kusthavens naar het hinterland

Type of measure

aid scheme

Objective

to achieve the modal shift from road to inland waterway navigation;

to compensate the external costs that road transport does not incur;

to generate sufficiently large amounts of traffic of goods after the expiry of the start-up period so that regular container service lines between the Flemish coastal ports and the hinterland can be operated without any state intervention necessary.

Form of aid

Direct grant

Budget

EUR 6 240 776 for three years.

Intensity

For the construction or reconstruction of estuarine vessels is 20 % of the total cost. For the start-up aid is 1,14 % and 3,16 % of the total cost of the transport of a single TEU destined respectively to Flanders and Rhine area.

Duration (period)

2006-2008

Economic sectors

Inland navigation

Name and address of the granting authority

The Region of Flanders via the Agency Waterwegen en Zeekanaal S.A.

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Date of adoption of the decision:

13.9.2006

Aid No:

N 223/06

Member State

France

Region

Martinique

Title

Régime d'aides sociales à caractère individuel au profit de certaines catégories de passagers des liaisons aériennes régulières entre la Martinique et la métropole, en application de l'article 60 de la loi no 2003-660 du 21 juillet 2003 de programme pour l'outre-mer

Legal basis

Article 60 de la loi no 2003-660 du 21 juillet 2003 de programme pour l'outre-mer; décret no 2004-100 du 30 janvier 2004 relatif à la dotation de continuité territoriale instituée par l'article 60 de la loi de programme pour l'outre-mer; arrêté du 7 février 2006 fixant pour l'année 2006 la répartition de la dotation de continuité territoriale instituée par l'article 60 de la loi de programme pour l'outre-mer; délibération du conseil régional de la Martinique no 04-1012 du 15 juin 2004 portant dispositif de continuité territoriale; délibération du conseil régional de la Martinique no 04-1711 du 6 octobre 2004 portant autorisation de signer des conventions avec les agences de voyage dans le cadre de la mise en place du dispositif de continuité territoriale; délibération du conseil régional de la Martinique no 05-1742 du 25 octobre 2005 portant modification du dispositif d'aide au voyage aérien

Type of measure

Aid scheme

Objective

To improve the mobility of Martinique residents between the island and metropolitan France

Form of aid

 Defrayal of 50 % of the cost of a return airline ticket

Budget

Approximately EUR 5 million per year

Intensity

50 % of the cost of a return ticket

Duration

10 years

Economic sectors

Air transport

Name and address of the granting authority

Conseil régional de la Martinique — Hôtel de Région — Plateau Roy-Cluny

Rue Defferre — BP 601 F-97200

Fort-de-France

Other information

Report

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Date of adoption of the decision

4.7.2006

Reference number of the aid

N 279/06

Member State

Slovakia

Title

SEN Films s.r.o.

Legal basis

a)

Zákon č. 523/2004 Z. z. o rozpočtových pravidlách verejnej správy a o zmene a doplnení niektorých zákonov,

b)

Zákon č. 231/1999 Z. z. o štátnej pomoci v znení zákona č. 203/2004 - § 4 ods. 1, písm. d),

c)

Výnos MK SR - 12947/05-110/30493 zo 16. novembra 2005 o poskytovaní dotácií v pôsobnosti MK SR

Type of measure

Individual aid

Objective

Culture

Form of aid

Direct grant

Budget

Annual budget: SKK 9 million; Overall budget: SKK 30,6 million

Intensity

29,4 %

Duration

31 December 2006

Economic sectors

Recreational, cultural sporting activities

Name and address of the granting authority

Ministerstvo kultúry Slovenskej republiky, Námestie SNP č. 33, SK-813 31 Bratislava 1

The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confidential information has been removed, can be found at:

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Date of adoption of the decision

12.10.2006

Reference number of the aid

N 348/2006

Member State

Netherlands

Title

Overgangsbudget voor de liberalisatie van de markt voor inburgeringscursussen voor recente immigranten

Legal basis

Artikel 60 Wetsvoorstel

Ministeriële Regeling

Kamerstukken 2005-2006 30308 nr. 2 & 3.

Type of measure

Aid scheme

Objective

Sectoral development

Form of aid

Direct grant

Budget

Annual budget: 2007: EUR 62 million, 2008: EUR 40 million, 2009: EUR 20 million; Overall budget: EUR 122 million

Duration

1 January 2007 - 31 December 2009

Name and address of the granting authority

Ministerie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschap

Postbus 16375, 2500 BJ Den Haag, Nederland

The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confidential information has been removed, can be found at:

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Date of adoption of the decision

13.9.2006

Reference number of the aid

N 387/06

Member State

Slovak Republic

Region

Nitriansky kraj

Title

Renty (t. j. odškodnenia za pracovné úrazy a choroby z povolania) pre Hornonitrianske bane Prievidza, a.s. Prievidza

Legal basis

Článok 7 nariadenia Rady (ES) č. 1407/2002 o štátnej pomoci pre uhoľný priemysel v kombinácii s číslom 1 písm. f) prílohy k nariadeniu

Type of measure

individual aid

Objective

Compensation for ‘inherited liabilities’

Form of aid

Direct payment

Budget

SKK 39,9 Million

Duration

1.1.2005 — 31.12.2005

Economic sectors

Coal industry

Name and address of the granting authority

Ministerstvo hospodárstva Slovenskej republiky

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Date of adoption of the decision

7.06.2006

Reference number of the aid

N 622/2005

Member State

the Netherlands

Title

Steunregeling voor de aanpassing van het Europese signaleringssysteem (ETCS) in series goederenlocomotieven

Legal basis

Regeling, houdende bepalingen voor de subsidiëring van ombouw en typekeuring van ETCS in goederenlocomotieven

Objective

To provide financial assistance towards the costs of fitting ETCS in series of freight locomotives that are going to use the new Betuwe Route

Budget

EUR 15 million

Intensity

50 % of the eligible costs

Duration

2006 — 2007

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Date of adoption of the decision

13.9.2006

Aid No

NN 9/2006

Member State

Slovak Republic

Title

State aid to the coal industry

Legal basis

Zákon č. 461/2003

Objective

Mines closure

Budget

SKK 191 million

Duration

2004 to 2010

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Date of adoption of the decision

20.4.2004

Reference number of the aid

N. 54/2001

Member State

Italy

Region

Provincia autonoma di Trento

Title

Provvidenze per gli impianti a fune e le piste da sci

Legal basis

Deliberazione della giunta provinciale n. 6749 del 12 giugno 1998, concernente provvidenze per gli impianti a fune e le piste da sci — anni 1999 e 2000

Type of measure

Aid scheme

Objective

Sectoral development

Form of aid

Direct grant

Budget

Annual budget: EUR 10,9 million; Overall budget: EUR 21,8 million

Intensity

45 %

Duration

1 January 1999 — 31 December 2000

Economic sectors

Recreational, cultural sporting activities

Name and address of the granting authority

Provincia autonoma di Trento — Piazza Dante 15, I-38100 Trento

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