The Brexit deadline is the 12th of April 2019. This week a Summit of EU Heads of State and Government on the 10th of April will try again to have the Withdrawal Agreement approved.(more…)
European Shippers’ Council states that the Consortia Block Exemption Regulation (BER) that is currently under the revision of the European Commission has not contributed to better services in maritime transport for shippers as it aimed to.(more…)
ESC has considered the remarks made by the World Shipping Council about the ITF working document ‘Container Shipping in Europe’, in particular, on the customer satisfaction survey launched by ESC together with Drewry.(more…)
Rotterdam, the 20th of March 2019, the participants of the ESC Maritime Day discussed the ongoing evaluation of the EU Consortia Block Exemption Regulation (BER) and the new International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) sulphur cap.
The current BER expires on the 25th of April 2020. Itai Rabinovici, a European Commission officer, said that his competition division would provide the College of Commissioners with the most thorough and unbiased analysis of the current situation in maritime and lay out possible next steps.(more…)
ESC as a member of the Global Shippers’ Alliance took part in its annual meeting in Amsterdam on the 19th of March 2019.(more…)
Shippers in the Benelux countries are encouraged to participate in the survey on indirect procurement.(more…)
Uber Freight in Europe can be an option for shippers to lessen the shortage of drivers.(more…)