Consortia block exemption to stay for another five years

The European Commission published a final regulation extending the EU liner consortia block exemption regulation (BER) until 25 April 2024, without modification. It will allow shipping lines in consortia to continue to operate vessel sharing arrangements that have a market share up to 30%. In its Staff Working Document published last autumn, the Commission found that consortia allow their members to pool their vessels together and provide services or frequencies that ... [+]

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