Shippers’ group demands action on liner block exemption

Ten trade organisations, including the Global Shippers Forum and the Clecat and Fiata forwarders’ groups are demanding an immediate start to the review of European Union’s Consortia Block Exemption for the industry, in a letter to the Commission The regulation exempts container shipping lines from many of the checks and balances of EU competition law and permits them to exchange commercially-sensitive information to manage the number and size of ships deployed ... [+]

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