Liner consortia – views wanted

The European Commission is inviting comments on the current block exemption for liner shipping consortia from EU antitrust rules, which expires on 25 April 2020. In particular, it is seeking the views of shipping companies, shippers, freight forwarders, port operators and their respective associations. All stakeholders are invited to submit their views on the Commission's consultation website up to 20 December 2018. [+]

EU Customs Union for Ulster?

The BBC is reporting that a leaked account of a meeting of EU diplomats this week suggests that Northern Ireland may have to abide by the EU's customs union and single market rules if it is to avoid introduction of border checks after Brexit. BBC correspondent Adam Fleming says that the ... [+]

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