Until Oct. 3, container lines and their customers may now provide the European Commission with comments on the special competition regulation that the carriers are allowed to work under.
For the next eight weeks, all stakeholders will be able to express their positions on the exceptions from common competition rules that enable competing liner companies to use space on each other’s ships, among other things.
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