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Press releases | 11 November 2021
CLECAT and FIATA Reinforce Longstanding Partnership
Newsletters | 05 November 2021
EU-US GLOBAL AGREEMENT ON STEEL AND ALUMINIUM
On 31 October, the European Commission President von der Leyen and United States President Biden agreed to start discussions on a Global Arrangement on Sustainable Steel and Aluminium, marking a new milestone in the transatlantic relationship. As a part of that partnership, they intend to negotiate for the first time, a global arrangement to address carbon intensity and global overcapacity.
Newsletters | 05 November 2021
EU AID FOR TRADE REPORT 2021
According to the newest EU Aid for Trade Progress Report 2021, released on 29 October, EU aid to improve partner countries' trading capacity increased and helped them tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. Women's economic empowerment, environment and biodiversity protection, as well as digitalisation, have been the key areas of the EU Aid for Trade action.
Newsletters | 05 November 2021
AIR CARGO UP 9.1% IN SEPTEMBER, CAPACITY REMAINS CONSTRAINED
On 3 November, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air cargo markets in September 2021, showing that demand continued to be well above pre-crisis levels and that capacity constraints persist.
Newsletters | 05 November 2021
WINTER SEASON SLOT RELIEF ENTERS INTO FORCE
On 30 October, the Delegated Regulation providing for a temporary modification of the use-it or lose-it rule at EU airports within the EU Slot Regulation for the Winter Season 2021/2022, running from 31 October 2021 until 26 March 2022, entered into force.
Newsletters | 05 November 2021
CACTUS FINAL REPORT: BOOSTING COMBINED TRANSPORT
On 19 October, the International Union of Railways (UIC) and the International Union for road-rail combined transport (UIRR) presented the results of the Comparative Analysis of the Combined Transport Usages and Standards (CACTUS), a work commissioned by the European Union Agency for Railways (ERA) to facilitate Combined Transport activities and to boost its integration with other modes of transport.
Newsletters | 05 November 2021
EUROPEAN ROAD FREIGHT RATES HIT AN ALL-TIME HIGH
The latest quarterly European Road Freight Rate Benchmark published by Transport Intelligence shows that prices have hit historic highs across Europe, driven by a mix of robust economic growth, global supply chain bottlenecks, rising costs and scarce capacity.
Newsletters | 05 November 2021
PLEDGE TO REACH ZERO-EMISSION SHIPPING BY 2050
In the context of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, fourteen countries led by Denmark took action to decarbonise shipping, issuing the “Declaration on Zero Emission Shipping by 2050.” With the signatures of major shipping nations including the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, and Norway as well as key players in the industry including Panama, the declaration focuses on immediate reductions for shipping to reach zero emissions by 2050.
Newsletters | 05 November 2021
VESSELS’ SCHEDULE RELIABILITY REMAINS AT RECORD LOW LEVEL
On 28 October, analyst Sea Intelligence published the latest issue of their Global Liner Performance Report, showing no signs of any rapid improvement of container line schedule reliability. The latest figures show that just 34% of vessels arrived within one day of their scheduled arrival time in September, maintaining the range of 34%-40% seen throughout the year. On a year-on-year basis, schedule reliability in September 2021 dropped to 22 percentage points.
Newsletters | 05 November 2021
CLECAT WELCOMES PROGRESS ON SAFE AND SECURE TRUCK PARKING AREAS
Over the last years, cargo crime has been continuously increasing, putting drivers at risk and exposing companies to losses. CLECAT fully supports the work of the European Commission to establish a Delegated Act on Safe and Secure Truck Parking Areas, to which it has contributed significantly during the drafting process.