In both the maritime and aviation sector initiatives have been undertaken to reduce CO2 emissions.
The reintroduction of border controls within the Schengen area would harm trade and transport between Member States.
From 1 July 2016 on shippers will be required to have the verified weight of their containers.
The European Commission has published a roadmap for a more effective, efficient and uniform Customs Union.
The European Commission should work to safeguard the free flow of goods within its member states, the European Shippers’ Council (ESC) argues.
Harmonization is needed in order for businesses to comply with the new guidelines, the ESC states.
Dutch shippers fear that the alliances in the container liner shipping industry will hinder competition, reducing the choices companies have when shipping their cargo overseas.