BRUSSELS – Despite charges of cartel formation and a clear urge to launch investigations of companies such as A.P. Møller-Maersk and other container lines’ collaborations, there are currently no signs of illegal activity.
That is the conclusion given by the European Commission to ShippingWatch after the European Association for Forwarding, Transport, Logistics and Customs Service (CLECAT) last week sent a clear appeal to EU Executive VP and Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager, urging the launch of a thorough examination of carriers’ possible disruption of fair competition on the container market.
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