Shippers worldwide are furious at the chaotic shipping market and the lack of mechanisms to resolve it. The Global Shippers’ Alliance (GSA) and its individual members said that the impairments brought were immense, and global economies and the public suffered
Since the outbreak of the global pandemic, the container imbalance and the reduction of capacity in liner shipping has seriously impacted on the shippers and freight forwarders who have been seeking to ensure the fluidity of their global supply chains,
The American Association of Exporters and Importers suggests relief measures that President Trump puts in place to provide immediate and substantial relief to American businesses. The measures include a delay of USMCA implementation, extending the time for companies to respond
GSA supports the European Shippers' Council's position regarding the intention of the European Commission to extend the Block Exemption Regulation for another four years. This extension will bring negative consequences for the market. As indicated in the ESC press release, the
The European Shippers’ Council rejects the proposal of the European Commission to extend the Consortia Block Exemption Regulation for 4 more years without any modifications. The current BER, in place since 2009, doesn’t provide any instruments to deal with the current
The Asian Shippers’ Alliance agrees to contribute to the review process of the EU Consortia Block Exemption Regulation, to battle against sharply increasing shipping costs, and to encourage the improvement of liners’ performance.