Close cooperation among liner companies to be evaluated over the next eight weeks

The European Commission invites carriers and customers to comment on the special cooperation rules applying to the container industry, which have recently come under heavy fire. They have eight weeks to do so.

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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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