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Press releases | 27 October 2015
CLECAT welcomes steps to simplify Port Services proposal but calls for scope to be broadened
On 12 October the TRAN Committee discussed proposed amendments to the report on the proposal for a Regulation on Market access to port services and financial transparency of ports. CLECAT continues to regret that the scope of the Regulation has been reduced drastically.
Press releases | 16 October 2015
Freight Stakeholders call for open dialogue on wagonload services
CEFIC, CEPI, CER, CLECAT, EFIP, ESC, ESPO and UIP have issued a joint position on wagonload transport which has been sent to the European Commission. The associations recall the urgency of taking action to prevent wagonload services from further decline. While market-driven solutions are crucial, policy intervention and support is also needed.
Events | 30 September 2015
CLECAT-CORE workshop "Importing into the EU under the new Union Customs Code", 19th November 2015 at the Port of Antwerp
A workshop jointly organised by CLECAT and the CORE Project, entitled "Importing into the EU under the new Union Customs Code", will take place at the Port of Antwerp, Havenhuis, the 19 November 2015 from 10.30 to 12.30.
Press releases | 21 September 2015
Customers call for capacity allocation for freight on EU Rail Freight Corridors
CLECAT, the European Association of logistics service providers and freight forwarders, and the European Shippers’ Council (ESC), representing cargo owners, have in a letter to the Commission expressed concern about the position of international freight along the corridors and the potential lack of capacity for international freight trains.
Events | 16 September 2015
Freight Forwarders Forum 2015
Antwerp, 19 November 2015, 12.30 - 19.00 Moving the Maritime Supply Chain Forward
Press releases | 10 July 2015
Transport industry and green groups join forces to inject competition into truck fuel efficiency
The IRU, EEA, Leaseurope, CLECAT, Green Freight Europe, The Northern Logistics Association, European Transport Board and T&E call on the European Commission to give a much-needed boost to competition on truck fuel efficiency, in a letter sent yesterday to Commission officials.
Press releases | 08 July 2015
CLECAT alarmed by compromise proposals 4th Railway Package
In an Open Letter to transport advisors of the Permanent Representations of EU Member States on the new Luxembourg Presidency compromise proposals, CLECAT expresses its alarm at the developments concerning the governance proposal. 
Press releases | 08 July 2015
Open Letter to the Transport Council on 4th Railway Package Market pillar
At the start of the EU Luxembourg Presidency, CLECAT, ERFA, EPF, ESC, T&E and UIRR urge the Member States to strengthen their strategic and organisational role in a growth and customer-orientated rail system and to play a central role in driving its modernisation, through the removal of the remaining barriers in the Market pillar of the 4th Railway Package.
Press releases | 20 May 2015
CLECAT welcomes EC action against Germany on minimum wage barriers in international transport
CLECAT has welcomed the recent decision of the European Commission to start infringement proceedings against Germany for the application of its minimum wage law (MiLog) on international road transport operations. 
Press releases | 05 May 2015
CLECAT welcomes pragmatic discussions on Ports Regulation
On 5 May, the European Parliament Transport Committee held an exchange of views on the proposed Ports Regulation, having suspended work on the proposal due to the elections of May 2014. The rapporteur, Knut Fleckenstein MEP, put forward a pragmatic position on the regulation.