All news & events

Newsletters | 27 March 2024
ECTA UNVEILS STUDY ON FINANCING ZERO-EMISSION TRUCKS
On 31 March, the European Clean Trucking Alliance – ECTA, of which CLECAT is a member – published an in-depth analysis of the challenges for financing the transition towards zero-emission trucks (ZETs) faced by the logistics industry, considering the high upfront costs of vehicles and the corresponding charging/refuelling infrastructure.
Newsletters | 27 March 2024
COMMISSION ANNOUNCES TARIFF INCREASE ON RUSSIAN AND BELARUS GRAIN IMPORTS
On 22nd March the European Commission announced plans to increase tariffs on cereal, oilseed, and grain product imports from Russia and Belarus, including wheat and sunflower meal, to prevent EU market destabilization and tackle the illegal export of Ukrainian grain mislabelled as Russian.
Newsletters | 27 March 2024
EC PUBLISHES RECOMMENDATIONS TO COMBAT COUNTERFEITING AND ENHANCE THE ENFORCEMENT OF IPR
The European Commission has published Recommendations to combat counterfeiting and enhance the enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) across the EU. This move, prompted by the surge in counterfeit goods, which constituted nearly 6% of EU imports in 2019, aims to safeguard innovation, investment, and the green transition.
Newsletters | 27 March 2024
US HOUSE LAWMAKERS PASS BILL REGULATING FOREIGN ANTICOMPETITVE PRACTICES IN SHIPPING
On 21st March, the US House of Representatives largely adopted a bill proposing new reforms to the US Shipping Act, giving more regulatory powers to the Federal Maritime Commission to crack down on potential technology and anticompetitive practices in shipping.
Newsletters | 27 March 2024
T&E STUDY REVEALS CARRIERS’ PROFITS FROM ETS SURCHARGES
Transport & Environment (T&E) published this week a study analysing how ocean carriers are making profits from the implementation of the ETS to maritime transport by charging ETS surcharges well above their actual ETS costs, resulting in a source of windfall profits.
Newsletters | 27 March 2024
TRAN COMMITTEE DEBATES COMBINED TRANSPORT
Last week, the Transport and Tourism Committee of the European Parliament discussed the working document by Rapporteur Massimiliano Salini MEP (EPP, Italy) on the European Commission proposal on Combined Transport.
Newsletters | 27 March 2024
CLECAT AIR FREIGHT LOGISTICS INSTITUTE MEETS
On 26 March, CLECAT’s Air Freight Logistics Institute convened to exchange views on legislative and non-legislative developments in air freight logistics issues.
News | 15 March 2024
CLECAT Newsletter 2024/09
Newsletters | 15 March 2024
CLECAT Newsletter 2024/09
Newsletters | 15 March 2024
SFC-IATA PARTNERSHIP FOR AIR CARGO CO2 EMISSIONS CALCULATIONS
On 13 March, Smart Freight Centre (SFC) and IATA announced a partnership to provide accurate and transparent CO2 emissions calculations for air cargo shipments.