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Newsletters | 10 September 2021
SHIPPING INDUSTRY PROPOSES GLOBAL LEVY ON CO2
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and Intercargo submitted a proposal to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to implement a global levy on carbon emissions from ships to help the shipping industry to reduce emissions. The proposal is a response to the proposal of the European Commission to extend the EU ETS to maritime transport.
Newsletters | 10 September 2021
ENVI COMMITTEE DISCUSSES CBAM
On 9 September, the ENVI Committee of the European Parliament also discussed another key proposal of the Fit for 55 Package delivering on the Green Deal; the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM).
Newsletters | 10 September 2021
ENVI COMMITTEE DISCUSSES ETS REVISION
On 9 September, MEPs from the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) Committee held an exchange of views with DG CLIMA Director Beatriz Yordi on the revision of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). The European Commission’s Fit for 55 package proposes to extend the current EU ETS to maritime transport, gradually remove free allowances for the aviation sector and create a new separate ETS system for road transport and heating sectors.
Newsletters | 10 September 2021
GLOBAL MARITIME REGULATORY SUMMIT
On 7 September, senior government officials from the EU, the US and China participated in the Fifth Global Maritime Regulatory Summit. Participants included representatives from DG COMP for the EU, the Federal Maritime Commission for the United States and the Ministry of Transportation for China.
News | 03 September 2021
CLECAT Newsletter 2021/33
Newsletters | 03 September 2021
CLECAT Newsletter 2021/33
Newsletters | 03 September 2021
2020 REPORT ON EU TRADE DEFENCE ACTIVITY
Earlier this week, the European Commission published the 39th Annual Report on the EU’s anti-dumping, anti-subsidy and safeguard activities and the use of trade defence instruments by third countries targeting the EU in 2020.
Newsletters | 03 September 2021
SCHIPHOL INTRODUCES DIGITAL PRE-NOTIFICATION
Since 1 September, the Digital Pre-Notification has been included in the Ready-for-Carriage conditions at Schiphol Airport (NL), requiring local export cargo to be reported digitally via eLink. The aim is to make the air cargo process at Schiphol faster, safer and more efficient.
Newsletters | 03 September 2021
AIR CARGO REMAINS STRONG IN JULY
On 31 August, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air cargo markets in July 2021, showing that demand continued its strong growth trend.
Newsletters | 03 September 2021
CONNECTING EUROPE EXPRESS DEPARTS
On 2 September, the ‘Connecting Europe Express', a special train put together as part of the European Year of Rail 2021, embarked on its journey from Lisbon station. It will stop in more than 100 towns and cities during its five-week journey, before arriving in Paris on 7 October, connecting the Portuguese, Slovenian and French Presidencies of the Council of the EU.