ShippingWatch

EU: Canadian feeder agreement could be ready in 2015

The free-trade agreement between the EU and Canada, which will enable EU carriers to pursue feeder jobs between selected Canadian ports, could come into force by 2015 or 2016, says the EU Commission.

A trade agreement between the EU and Canada could be ready by late 2015, at the earliest, says German Torsten Klimke - among others - who serves on the EU Commission's directorate for mobility and transport, to ShippingWatch.

"Concluding the agreement could take approximately one year and a half to two years on the EU side between the end of the negotiations and the adoption of the Decision by the Council. So you can expect entry into force in late 2015 or early 2016 at the earliest," he says in an email.

Already a subscriber? Log in.

Read the whole article

Get access for 14 days for free.
No credit card is needed, and you will not be automatically signed up for a paid subscription after the free trial.

  • Access all locked articles
  • Receive our daily newsletters
  • Access our app
An error has occured. Please try again later.

Get full access for you and your coworkers.

Start a free company trial today

More from ShippingWatch

Daewoo Shipbuilding makes deal with conglomerate on conditional sale

Shipbuilding group DSME has signed a memorandum of understanding with conglomerate Hanwha Group about a sale of Korea Development Bank’s 50-percent equity position, according to a news agency. The state-owned bank has previously stated that the yard ought to be sold quickly. Updated.

Further reading

Related articles

Latest news

See all jobs