Updated: Shipping groups call for five more years for consortia

Shipping groups call of five more years for consortia Four trade associations representing the international liner shipping industry have urged the European Commission to continue the Consortia block exemption which allows container alliances to operate. The World Shipping Council (WSC), the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA), the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), and the Asian Shipowners’ Association (ASA) called for the block exemption regulation (BER) to be extended for five more ... [+]

Shipowners call for streamlined reporting

The European shipowners association (ECSA) and World Shipping Council (WSC) have called for more streamlined ship and cargo reporting system ahead of the European Commission’s expected publication of proposed revisions to the Reporting Formalities Directive (RFD) in early May. They would like to see a ‘harmonised maximum list’ of data reporting ... [+]

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