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Rastatt incident: way forward

By |2017-11-08T22:15:58+01:00October 30th, 2017|

Rastatt incident: way forward Following the Rastatt incident, the meeting of experts organised by the Commission Directorate General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE) and chaired by Deputy Director General Matthew Baldwin agreed on the way forward. The Commission will organise a dedicated group of the Platform of Rail Infrastructure managers (PRIME) and the

CO2 emissions in maritime

By |2017-11-08T22:05:45+01:00October 30th, 2017|

CO2 emissions in maritime Shipping emissions are predicted to increase between 50% and 250% by 2050 . The European Shipper’s Council has been always favouring a global approach to this global problem. Regional regulations should not be put in place as they bring a risk of distortion of competition and traffic avoidance. But

TIACA summit and developments in air cargo sector

By |2017-11-08T22:16:16+01:00October 30th, 2017|

TIACA summit and developments in air cargo sector “Breakthroughs in air cargo quality assessment will help cargo users better select the best suppliers”, said ESC Chairman Denis Choumert earlier this month.  This month, the International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) launched its Cargo Service Quality (CSQ) initiative at its executive summit in Miami. This CSQ

Hong Kong and ASEAN to collaborate on trade

By |2017-11-21T22:59:55+01:00September 1st, 2017|

Hong Kong and ASEAN to collaborate on trade ESC welcomes the closer collaboration between Hong Kong and ASEAN countries Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines Singapore Thailand Brunei Cambodia Laos Myanmar and Vietnam. A free trade agreement (FTA) between Hong Kong and ASEAN should be signed in November 2017. ESC has through its network in Asia and the