As carriers in Asia and Europe are preparing to form a new global shipping alliance, this could distort competition in the shipping industry.
The ESC was one of the main stakeholders paneling at a side event on the third day of the International Transport Forum (ITF) Annual Summit in Leipzig, May 20, 2016. Topic of the exchange within the panel and with the audience was how to achieve collaboration between industry and government for a greener and smarter freight transport.
The committee on Transport and Tourism of the European Parliament has published a draft report on improving the connectivity and accessibility of the transport infrastructure in Central and Eastern Europe.
As the negotiations on the Free Trade Agreement between Japan and the EU are progressing, Jean-Claude Juncker believes that the negotiations will be concluded within this year.
Two weeks ago the last hurdle for the take-over of TNT by FedEx was overcome. This means that one of the EU’s largest express companies will now be in American hands.
On April 5 the Commission published the revision and supplementation of the Delegated EU Regulation for the Union Customs Code (UCC).
On April 28 the 4th railway package market pillar was approved by the EU Council. As the regulation will open the domestic rail passenger market in Member States, competition will be enhanced.