OTM Belgian Shippers' Council

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O.T.M. staat voor Organisatie van Traffic Managers. Zij is de enige organisatie die de
belangen verdedigt van de Verladers, zijnde de bedrijven die voor het vervoer van hun
producten gebruik maken van eigen vervoer of van transportbedrijven.

Brussels Update oktober 2012

Section 1 – Regulators:

1.1. Sulphur Content of Marine Fuels: Member State Ambassadors to Discuss Proposal on 26 October;
1.2. Review of Regulation 1072/2009 on access to the international road haulage market;
1.3. Inland waterways and nature protection: New guidelines;
1.4. BEPA Conference on CEF –Connceting European Facility;
1.6. EVENTS.

Section 2 – Business:

2.1 SWECO Report on the Consequences of the Sulphur Directive;
2.2 Remarks of the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise to the Sweco-report;
2.3 MJC² won the Containerisation International Award for IT Innovation;
2.4 Evergreen will wait for market recovery before boosting capacity;
2.5 Getting to grips with overweight boxes;
2.6 Maersk capacity cuts are ‘step in right direction’;
2.7 Report by Boston Consulting Group: Container Ships must alter course for profitability;
2.8 Container Ship Staking Weight Modification Allows More Cargo;
2.9 Containership deliveries top 1m TEU;
2.10 CMA CGM raises $250 million in fresh capital;
2.11 The art of war;
2.12 Fresh cuts mean Maersk axes one-fifth of Asia-Europe capacity;
2.13 Market recovery pushed back another year;
2.14 Antwerp targets more boxes on Asia-Europe trade lanes;
2.15 MSC rules out newbuildings until world economy picks up;

Section 3 – European Shippers’ Council (ESC):

3.1 ESC welcomes new Member MAI – Israel, one of the ESC founding members, has rejoined.
3.2 CPC/ESC workshop in Lisbon a great success
3.3 ESC joined Cefic in IMO debate on container weights
3.4 ESC supports a shippers’ survey under The Cassandra Project;
3.5 ESC supports a across sector declaration on Centralised Clearance: EU Business Calls for Real Action;
3.6 ESC supports Commission’s strategy to supportCEF budget campaign//Please SIGN the Declaration;
3.7 ESC pleased to annound major step forward from Green Freight Europe project;
3.8 ESC comment at the SWECO Report;
3.9 ESC promotes a workshop under the Cassandra project (see also 3.4);
3.10 ESC presence at Med Freight conference – short report
3.11 EVENTS.

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