The CO2 emissions of new trucks and other heavy commercial vehicles must be reduced. By 2025 by 15 percent, and by 2030 the CO2 emissions of heavy trucks should be 30 percent lower than in 2019.(more…)
European Shippers’ Council welcomes the agreement of the Asian Shippers’ Alliance (ASA) to contribute to the review process of the Block Exemption Regulation, to battle against sharply increasing shipping costs, and to encourage the improvement of liners’ performance.
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A Brexit seminar took place during the Logistics Dialogue in Vienna.(more…)
Shippers’ and forwarders’ associations commit to accelerating logistics emissions footprinting and reduction
Given the increasing urgency to step up decarbonisation efforts in the logistics sector, European shippers and freight forwarders are committed to logistics emissions footprinting and reduction. ESC and CLECAT stand for a universal methodology to calculate emissions from logistics operations, provided by the GLEC Framework, and support upgrading it into an ISO standard. However, this should remain a voluntary initiative led by the industry.(more…)
According to the third annual shipper satisfaction survey of Drewry and the European Shippers’ Council (ESC), the level of satisfaction concerning container carriers among exporters, importers, and freight forwarders falls marginally.(more…)
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…)