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News | 23 July 2021
CLECAT Newsletter 2021/29
Newsletters | 23 July 2021
CLECAT Newsletter 2021/29
Newsletters | 23 July 2021
ALICE PLENARY MEETING
CLECAT joined the Plenary meeting of the European Logistics Platform ALICE at the end of June. The plenary meeting also covered updates about ALICE activities. For example, about the ALICE roadmaps Towards Zero Emissions Logistics by 2020 and To the Physical Internet and their implementation.
Newsletters | 23 July 2021
REVISED GB-EU BORDER OPERATING MODEL
Earlier this week, the UK HMRC published an updated version of the GB-EU Border Operating Model. The document has been updated to reflect the new timetables for import controls, information regarding new systems and the procedures required. Case studies have also been developed to represent end-to-end scenarios that will happen between GB and EU.
Newsletters | 23 July 2021
SAF GHG EMISSION ACCOUNTING AND INSETTING GUIDELINES
Smart Freight Centre (SFC) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Center for Transportation & Logistics (CTL) have developed guidelines for insetting in air transportation value chains to facilitate the use of more SAF and help decarbonize the sector.
Newsletters | 23 July 2021
HELPING EUROPE GET "FIT FOR 55"
A new paper of the International Transport Forum summarises the findings of the project "Decarbonising Transport in Europe", which modelled transport activity and provided detailed quantitative evidence on the actual impact of CO2 mitigation measures.
Newsletters | 23 July 2021
T&E: EU PUSH TO GREEN SHIPPING IS POSITIVE BUT RISKS LOCKING IN FOSSIL GAS
Transport and Environment (T&E) welcomed the proposals to extend the EU emissions trading system to shipping and, for the first time, to tax shipping companies for part of the fossil fuel they purchase. The sector has escaped taxation for decades and was even exempted from the recent global minimum corporate tax requirements agreed by world leaders.
Newsletters | 23 July 2021
NEW COVID-RELATED RESTRICTIONS
As the delta variant of the coronavirus spreads throughout Europe, countries are starting to apply restrictions for travellers entering their borders. Contrary to former practises and the European Union’s recommendation, lorry drivers are not being made exempt from covid-related restrictions when entering Romania, Slovenia, Lithuania and Latvia.
Newsletters | 23 July 2021
TEMPORARY EXEMPTIONS FROM WEEK-END/HOLIDAY AND SUMMER DRIVING BANS IN MOST PARTS OF GERMANY
Some German regions have issued temporary exemptions from the Sunday/holiday driving ban, as well as from the Summer driving ban (Saturdays on certain motorways) exclusively for transports that are in the context of relief / elimination of the consequences of severe weather damage.
Newsletters | 23 July 2021
US CONGRESS TO DEBATE AMENDING US SHIPPING ACT
Next month the US Congress will be debating shipping issues too. Two members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee have drafted a bipartisan bill that could see the US Shipping Act amended when it comes up for voting in August.