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.
Rotterdam, the 20th of March 2019, a delegation of the Global Shippers' Alliance made an intervention at the ESC Maritime Day. As stressed by Ghanayapad Tantipipatpong from the Thai Shippers' Council referring to the International Maritime Organization's sulphur cap coming
More and more complaints are coming from shippers regarding the introduction of the Emergency Bunker Surcharge by carriers. The European Shippers' Council has addressed the competition department of the European Commission on this issue. Please read more here.