Shippers call for transitional period to avert Brexit chaos

The approaching Brexit now makes European Shippers Council call for a transitional period in which companies and governments get until the end of 2020 to complete their preparations. A British no vote on the agreement will have a significant impact on trade.

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Shortly before the UK is set to leave the EU, European shippers now call for a transitional phase in which companies and governments get more time to prepare for the British exit from the Union.

In a press release, European Shippers Council (ESC) writes that it finds it necessary with such a period, which will run until at least December 2020.

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