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Press releases | 09 July 2008
Press release: Package on greening transport
CLECAT, ESC and IRU issue a joint press release on the European Commission's package of measures on greening transport. CLECAT, ESC & IRU joint press release
Events | 06 June 2008
AMRIE Conference, 5-6 June 2008
On 5 June 2008, CLECAT spoke at the AMRIE (Alliance of Maritime Regional Interests in Europe)  conference on the theme "Maritime Logistics: The Future for Transport and the Regions". See CLECAT speech: European Logistics Policy - the Maritime Dimension
Press releases | 23 May 2008
Press release: upcoming Eurovignette Directive
With the publication of the proposal for a revision of the Eurovignette Directive being imminent, CLECAT restates its key points on the issue of internalisation of external costs in transport. With great expectations come great responsibilities
Events | 20 May 2008
European Maritime Day
On 19th May, CLECAT participated in the first European Maritime Day stakeholder conference and gave a joint presentation together with other active members of the Maritime Industries Forum. MIF Presentation
Events | 18 February 2008
EIM Conference, 13 February 2008
On 13th February 2008, the European Rail Infrastructure Managers Organisation held its annual conference on the theme "En-route to rail sustainability". CLECAT was represented by its Secretary General Mr. Rogge, who presented CLECAT's views on the issue of internalisation of external costs. Internalisation of external costs (EIM Conference)
Press releases | 08 January 2008
MIF New Year's statement
The Transport Group of the Maritime Industries Forum (, of which CLECAT is an active member, has published a New Year's statement on the need for new transport infrastructure in order for Europe to cope with the expected increase in traffic. MIF New Year's statement
Press releases | 21 December 2007
European Forwarders' Chronicle - December 2007
Content: Freight Forwarders' Conference CLECAT contributions in the field of logistics CLECAT position on the internalisation of external costs CLECAT General Assembly elects new board and re-elects its President CLECAT contributions in the field of customs European Forwarders' Chronicle
Press releases | 03 December 2007
CLECAT new Board members
Following CLECAT General Assembly meeting, held on 28th November 2007 in Brussels, new Board members were elected. CLECAT new Board members
Press releases | 29 November 2007
Freight Forwarders Conference (Press release)
Following CLECAT annual freight forwarders' conference on the 27th of November 2007 the following press release was issued: CLECAT Press release
Events | 28 November 2007
CLECAT Freight Forwarders' Conference 2007
  Freight Forwarders’ Conference Tuesday 27 November 2007 Brussels Diamant Conference Centre     Over 100 delegates attended CLECAT Freight Forwarders' Conference in order to listen to and participate in discussions on the theme: Sustainable Logistics: an environment for better business Jean-Claude Delen  CLECAT President President opening address Morning session Sustainable logistics: no panacea but a helpful hand in addressing the problems of congestion and insufficient infrastructure Gordon Wright (IRU) moderator Dirk Sterckx Member of the European Parliament Summary speech Mr. Sterckx Inés Ayala-Sender Member of the European Parliament Summary speech Ms. Ayala Sender Matthias Ruete Director-General, DG TREN Summary speech Mr. Ruete ******************** Afternoon session Sustainanility in logistics networks: what is the work ahead to achieve sustainable logistics in the EU transport policy? What help is to be expected from ICT and simplification? Are logistic service providers the operational Single Window for EU trade? John Edwards (IATA) Moderator Jack Short  Secretary General, International Transport Forum Presentation Mr Short Manuel Medina Ortega Member of the European Parliament Summary speech Mr. Medina Ortega Jan-Eric Sundgren Sr. Vice-President Global Public Affairs, Volvo Presentation Mr Sundgren Erica Kronhöffer Director Sustainable Affairs, Green Cargo AB Presentation Ms Kronhöffer Frank Machiels Group Logistics Manager, Smurfit Kappa Group Presentation Mr Machiels