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Newsletters | 18 November 2022
CLECAT Newsletter 2022/36
News | 18 November 2022
CLECAT Newsletter 2022/36
Newsletters | 18 November 2022
EC REPORTS ON ENERGY TRANSITION PROGRESS IN THE EU
The European Commission published this week a series of reports and documents highlighting the progress made in implementing the Energy Union, notably a report on the achievement of the 2020 renewable energy targets, including in the transport sector.
Newsletters | 18 November 2022
1 BILLION EURO MOBILISED FOR EU-UKRAINE SOLIDARITY LANES
The European Commission announced it is urgently dedicating EUR 250 million grants to sustain and boost the capacity of the EU-Ukraine Solidarity Lanes.
Newsletters | 18 November 2022
FRANCE OFFERS ELECTRICITY PRICE RELIEF TO PROMOTE SHIFT TO RAIL
France has recently opened up the state energy savings certificate (ESC) scheme to shippers, aimed to speed up modal shift. The ESC scheme, which is based on the ‘polluter-pays’ principle, has been in place since 2005. It is intended to enable sectors that reduce their carbon footprint to benefit from the funds paid (into the scheme) by large industrial groups responsible for a large part of CO2 emissions.
Newsletters | 18 November 2022
DIGITAL SERVICES ACT ENTERS INTO FORCE
On 16 November, the Digital Services Act (DSA), setting rules for a safer and more accountable online environment, entered into force. The DSA applies to all digital services that connect consumers to goods, services, or content. It creates comprehensive new obligations for online platforms to reduce harms and counter risks online, introduces strong protections for users' rights online, and places digital platforms under a unique new transparency and accountability framework.
Newsletters | 18 November 2022
PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON COMMON EUROPEAN MOBILITY DATASPACE OPENED
The European Commission has started its work on a communication on the creation of a common European mobility data space (EMDS), and has published a call for evidence, which will be open for feedback until 7 December 2022. The EMDS aims to facilitate data access, pooling and sharing for more efficient, safe, sustainable and resilient transport. It builds on initiatives and applications related to transport data and will be supported by initiatives to boost interoperability, security, and the availability and provision of data and services.
Newsletters | 18 November 2022
ELP WEBINAR ON LACK OF SKILLED WORKFORCE IN THE LOGISTICS SECTOR
On 16 November the European Logistics Platform held an event on the lack of skilled workforce in the logistics sector. The event was hosted by MEP Marianne Vind (S&D, Dennmark) who was joined by panel speakers, Raluca Marian, Director for EU advocacy of IRU, Pablo Fabregas Martinez, Member of the cabinet of Transport Commissioner Adina Vălean, Morten Utengen, chairman of the board of Utengen Transport A/S and Yves Baden, HR Director at the Luxembourg National Railway Company (CLF).
Newsletters | 18 November 2022
LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER! LOGISTICS FOR EUROPE FORUM 2022
With more than 140 persons having registered for the Logistics for Europe event, taking place on the 23rd of November 2022 at the Residence Palace in Brussels, there is still an opportunity to register. The joint shippers and logistics service providers’/forwarders’ event will address the growing pressure on trade to keep cargo moving in a sustainable and efficient way at times of the energy crisis. In addition, the event will discuss the changes that have occurred in the container shipping market in recent years, and how changes to the competition rules can restore trust and confidence in the container shipping industry, which is vital to the European business and consumers Confirmed speakers include Charlotte Nørlund-Matthiessen, member of the cabinet of Commissioner Adina Valean, Steven Pope, Group Head Trade Facilitation (Go Trade) at Deutsche Post DHL Group, Koen De Leus, Chief Economist, BNP Paribas Fortis, Danielle Tap, Director of Partner Programs, Digital Container Shipping Association, DCSA, Alessandro Pitto, Managing Director at Casasco & Nardi, Szymon Oscislowski, Deputy Head of Unit, DG MOVE, Mike Garratt, Chairman of MDS Transmodal, Olaf Merk, ITF, Henrik Morch, Director of Services, DG COMP and others. In case you would like to join the event online, please note that this is now possible. For further details and registration see the CLECAT website.
Newsletters | 14 November 2022
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