ESC, together with other representatives of the rail sector, presented a declaration at the TEN-T Days in Rotterdam on June 21, 2016. In the declaration they aim to commit themselves to enhance the competitiveness of the Rail Freight Corridors and to improve the quality, reliability and efficiency of rail freight transport in Europe.
DG Move has launched a consultation on the review of regulation on access to the occupation of road transport operator and the international road haulage market (Regulation (EC) No 1071/2009 and Regulation (EC) No 1072/2009). Since this consultation is used as a start for the Road Initiative, which is expected to be launched the first quarter of next year, this consultation is highly relevant for ESC Members.
On June 15, 2016, the technical pillar of the 4th Railway Package entered into force.
On June 16, 2016, the Benelux published a report on the transport sector in Europe. This report discusses the developments in the three Benelux countries for every modality and compares this with the situation of the entire EU.
On June 7, 2016, EU Transport Ministers permitted the European Commission to start negotiations for EU aviation agreements with ASEAN, Turkey, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates as part of the Aviation Strategy for Europe, which would replace bilateral pacts.
Regulation EU 913/2010 on a European Rail Network for Competitive Freight led to the establishment of nine European rail freight corridors.
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