About this initiative

Summary

The Consortia Block Exemption Regulation, Commission Regulation 906/2009 will expire on 25 April 2020. It declares Article 101(1) TFEU not applicable to certain types of agreements between maritime shipping companies to cooperate in "consortia", i.e. in the provision of regular and scheduled international maritime shipping services.
The Commission is now evaluating its impact and relevance in order to determine whether it should be prolonged and, if so, under which conditions.

Topic
Competition
Type of act
Staff working document
Category
Evaluation

Roadmap

Feedback: CLOSED
Type

Evaluation and Fitness Check Roadmap
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Feedback period
07 May 2018 - 04 June 2018
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Feedback (3)

  • CLECAT (Belgium)
    4 June 2018 Company/business organisation
    CLECAT (Belgium)

    CLECAT, the European association of freight forwarders and logistics service providers, would want to express its interest in the evaluation process of the Consortia Block Exemption Regulation (Commission Regulation 906/2009) which has been recently launched by DG Competition. The review of the Consortia Regulation has been launched during a period during which consolidation and the establishment of new alliances are ongoing and need to be...

  • Anonymous (Belgium)
    4 June 2018 Company/business organisation
    Anonymous (Belgium)

    Dear Madam, Dear Sir, Our organisation is interested by the evaluation process of the Consortia Block Exemption Regulation (Commission Regulation 906/2009) which has been recently launched by your services. The evaluation of the Consortia BER interveens in a context where a whole variety of players of the supply and logistics are impacted by market developments occurring within the shipping sector. The review of the Consortia Regulation has...

  • World Shipping Council (Belgium)
    4 June 2018 Business association
    World Shipping Council (Belgium)

    Please find attached the joint submission of the World Shipping Council (WSC), the European Community Shipowners Associations (ECSA) and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).

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Public consultation

Feedback: UPCOMING
Planned for
Second quarter 2018

Commission adoption

Type

Staff working document
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