The EU reached a provisional deal on updated electronic road toll rules. Under the reform, national authorities will have access to other Member States’ national vehicle registration data in order to identify owners of vehicles for which road fees have not been paid.
The European Parliament and Council negotiators reached an agreement on new rules to ensure fair competition in air transport. The agreed rules aim to ease the process of opening investigations in cases of suspected use of practices distorting competition by non-EU countries – subsidies, preferential access to airport services,….
Last Monday the Council finalised a common approach for important parts of the first Mobility Package. The agreement was reached, although 10 Member States voted against the agreement.
An important feature of the agreement is the exemption of bilateral transport from the rules on posting.
ESC together with other stakeholders are concerned with the possible impact of Brexit on transport of goods between the UK and the EU. In case of no deal, vehicles travelling between the UK and Europe, … (more…)
The report of the International Transport Forum (ITF) assesses the impact of global alliances in container shipping. Currently, the European Commission …. (more…)
ESC is encouraging shippers to join European proposals to guide innovation for more effective supply chains. Indeed, the European Commission’s …..
ESC is holding its annual Maritime Day in Rotterdam on the 20th of March 2019. The event will focus on the current situation in maritime, sustainability, and transparency topics and will be followed by a boat tour of the port of Rotterdam. The speakers will include the European Commission – Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport and Directorate-General for Competition, representatives from the International Transport Forum , Port of Rotterdam, Erasmus University, Drewry, and others.
The Maritime Day is organised in cooperation with the Global Shippers’ Alliance, evofenedex (Dutch Shippers’ Council), and Transprime (Spanish Shippers’ Council) and kindly sponsored by the Port of Rotterdam.