Executive Vice-President Vestager answered the written question about the unfair practices in the container shipping industry that have been disrupting entire supply chains. The question came from the Members of the European Parliament: Tom Berendsen (PPE), Annie Schreijer-Pierik (PPE), and Henna Virkkunen (PPE).
Vestager stated that the disruptions are mainly caused by Covid19. “More broadly, the Commission monitors antitrust compliance in the container shipping sector, both with regard to alliances and with regard to other types of conduct, such as that addressed by the Commission’s 2016 decision concerning price announcements ».
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