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Newsletters | 22 July 2022
CONTAINER SHIPPING CUSTOMERS AND SERVICE SUPPLIERS CALL FOR IMMEDIATE START TO REVIEW OF COMPETITION RULES
CLECAT and nine other trade organisations, representing the owners and forwarders of cargo, port terminal operators and other parts of the supply chain dependent on container shipping, issued a joint press statement today, following a joint letter to Vice-President Vestager demanding an immediate start to the review of European Union’s Consortia Block Exemption Regulation for the container shipping industry.
Press releases | 22 July 2022
Container shipping customers and service suppliers call for immediate start to review of competition rules
European and international business organisations are urging the European Commission to start an immediate review of its competition regulations for container shipping.
Newsletters | 15 July 2022
CLECAT Newsletter 2022/23
News | 15 July 2022
CLECAT Newsletter 2022/23
Newsletters | 15 July 2022
2021 CLEAN CARGO GLOBAL OCEAN CONTAINER GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSION INTENSITIES
Smart Freight Centre has released the 2021 Clean Cargo Global Ocean Container Greenhouse Gas Emission intensities report. This publication supports transparent tracking of the greenhouse gas emissions associated with ocean containerized cargo transportation.
Newsletters | 15 July 2022
ITRE COMMITTEE ADOPTS REPORTS ON RED AND EED
On 13 July, the European Parliament’s Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Committee adopted two reports on the revisions of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) and the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED), proposed by the Commission as part of the Fit for 55 Package. MEPs voted to increase the share of renewable energy and energy efficiency targets to match the EU climate ambitions.
Newsletters | 15 July 2022
UKRAINE ON PATH TO JOIN CTC
On 15 July, the European Commission put forward a draft EU proposal for Ukraine to be invited to join the Common Transit Conventions (CTC) – an international framework for the customs transit of goods that ensures simplified procedures between the EU and partner countries.
Newsletters | 15 July 2022
TRANSIT FROM RUSSIA GUIDANCE
On 13 July, the Commission published further guidance to Member States on the transit of goods from Russia. The guidance specifies the applicable rules and recalls that Member States are obliged to prevent all possible forms of circumvention of EU restrictive measures. In that light, the Commission underlines the importance of monitoring the two-way trade flows between Russia and Kaliningrad Oblast to ensure that sanctions are not circumvented.
Newsletters | 15 July 2022
PLENARY MEETING OF THE TRADE CONTACT GROUP FOR CUSTOMS
On 12 July, CLECAT attended the 60th plenary meeting of the Trade Contact Group (TCG), which provides a platform for consultation between DG TAXUD and representatives from the private sector on developments in customs and trade. The main topic on the agenda of the meeting was the exchange of views on the report of the Customs Wise Persons Group and follow-up actions by the Commission on the reform of the Customs Union.
Newsletters | 15 July 2022
MEMBER STATES REFERRED TO THE CJEU FOR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH SINGLE EUROPEAN SKY OBLIGATIONS
On 15 July, the European Commission decided to refer Greece, Malta and Slovakia to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) for failing to provide and operate data link services for operators of aircraft flying within the airspace under their responsibility.