Competition commissioner sets container carriers' block exemption in play

EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager says liner shipping companies' unique possibility of forming collaborative arrangements has worked well. But the outcome of the review she is working on right now could be "quite extensive," she says in an interview with ShippingWatch.

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The European Commission has begun its review of the Block Exemption Regulation (BER) that allows liner shipping companies to form alliances and use slots on each other's ships.

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