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Newsletters | 05 July 2024
CLECAT JOINS DTLF WELCOME MEETING
On 5th July, CLECAT took part in the welcome meeting of the Digital Transport and Logistics Forum (DTLF) held online. Organised by DG MOVE, the meeting was attended by over 130 participants.
Newsletters | 05 July 2024
OCEAN FREIGHT RATES CONTINUE TO RISE
The Loadstar reported today that since the implementation of a series of peak season surcharges (PSS) and new FAK (freight all kinds) levels on 1st of July, the largest East-West container trades have seen a week of double-digit spot freight rate increases.
Newsletters | 05 July 2024
HUNGARIAN PRESIDENCY OF THE COUNCIL KICKS OFF
On 1 July, Hungary assumed the rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU. The Presidency’s work programme for transport will focus on promoting better connectivity by extending European networks geographically and enhancing links between different modes of transport.
Newsletters | 01 July 2024
CLECAT Newsletter 2024/18
Newsletters | 28 June 2024
EU GAINS US MARKET ACCESS FOR CERTAIN PLANTS
Producers from 21 EU Member States will soon export specific plants to the US, following the European Commission's successful negotiation to lift US import restrictions.
Newsletters | 28 June 2024
EU ADOPTS 14TH RUSSIAN SANCTION PACKAGE
The European Council adopted 14th package of sanctions against Russia, reflecting ongoing enforcement needs and on-ground findings. Key measures include energy-related restrictions, particularly on liquified natural gas (LNG), targeting vessels aiding Russia's warfare and comprehensive financial sanctions.
Newsletters | 28 June 2024
CLECAT TO PARTICIPATE IN THIRD DIGITAL TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS FORUM (DTLF)
CLECAT is pleased to announce its continued participation in the digitalization efforts as a member of the third Digital Transport and Logistics Forum (DTLF).
Newsletters | 28 June 2024
EC OPENS CONSULTATION ON DNSH PRINCIPLE FOR THE SOCIAL CLIMATE FUND
The Commission opened a targeted consultation on a guidance for Member States on the application of the Do No Significant Harm (“DNSH”) principle under the Social Climate Fund (SCF). The principle sets out criteria to ensure that EU supported economic activities mitigate their impact on the environment, based on six objectives - climate mitigation, climate change adaptation, pollution prevention control, circular economy, biodiversity, water & marine resources.
Newsletters | 28 June 2024
GREEN TRUCK PARKING DEFINITION
Last week, ESPORG publicly announced the proposal for a definition and methodology for the Green Truck Parking concept. Elaborated in the framework of the E-Parking Task force – of which CLECAT is a member – the definition includes advance sustainable and environmentally responsible practices to the operation of truck parking areas, helping to reduce the environmental footprint of road freight transport operations.
Newsletters | 28 June 2024
DG MOVE REPORT ON TRANSPORT IN THE EU
In June, the Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE) published a comprehensive report highlighting key trends and challenges in the EU transport sector.