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Revision of Directive 2010/65/EU on Reporting Formalities for ships arriving in and/or departing from ports of the Member States
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28 July 2017 - 25 August 2017
The Commission would like to hear your views.All feedback
ESPO (European Sea Ports Organisation) (Belgium)
Dear Madam, Sir, Please find attached ESPO's feedback on the Inception Impact Assesment. Kind regards
CLIA Europe (Belgium)
Dear madam, sir, Please find attached the feedback from CLIA. Kind regards,
Swedish Maritime Administration (Sweden)
Summary: Swedish Maritime Administration is in favor of the work described in the document and would like to highlight some important key factors to reach the goal. • Continue the work that has been initiated with a decentralized approach. Do not build another IT system on a central level. • Focus on the data harmonization and message guideline or interface description. • Harmonize the various exemptions in different legal acts • Use a Service...
European Community Shipowners Associations (Belgium)
ECSA welcomes the Inception Impact Assessment. It identifies and analyses correctly the problems shipping companies are facing with regard to reporting obligations within the EU. ECSA shares the analysis that the objectives of the Reporting Formalities Directive (RFD) of harmonisation, simplification and rationalisation were not reached. To the contrary, the administrative burden on the shipping sector increased due to the Directive. ECSA...
World Shipping Council (Belgium)
Summary Section of the Uploaded WSC Response The EC Inception Impact Assessment is correct in its assessment that the EU Reporting Formalities Directive 2010/65/EC (RFD) has failed to meet its objectives of simplifying, rationalising and harmonising reporting obligations for vessels calling EU ports. In fact, administrative burdens have increased as a result of the RFD. The WSC concurs that remedial action is necessary, and continues to...
Antwerp Port Community System (Belgium)
Fully support the conclusion of Richard Morton in his feedback. The lack of harmonisation has given a negative result of the RFD. Harmonising the ship to shore data interface would have great benefit for the crew on board. Digitalisation of both operational and administrative procedures starts with high quality data submission from the source. Harmonising these makes it much easier for the vessel's crew to operate in European ports. The ship's...