Industry
4th July 2024
On July 4th, nine months after the initiation of an ex officio anti-subsidy investigation, the European Commission has imposed provisional countervailing duties on imports of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) from China. Based on the investigation, the Commission has concluded that the BEV value chain in China benefits from unfair subsidisation, which is causing a threat of economic injury to EU BEV producers. The investigation has also examined the likely consequences and impact of these measure
1st July 2024
Starting from 1 July 2024, the Centralised Clearance for Import (CCI) system enters its first phase of implementation.
20th June 2024
Transfennica and CLdN are pleased to announce a connection of their shipping services in Zeebrugge to provide customers with broader connections through Northern and Western Europe. Transfennica’s Northern Baltic service between Antwerp and the ports of Hanko, Kotka, Rauma (Finland) and Paldiski (Estonia) will call at CLdN’s Albert II terminal in Zeebrugge every other Thursday enabling the exchange of northbound and southbound cargo. The first call is scheduled for Thursday 25th July.
19th June 2024
Dublin SafePort, the port-wide collaborative safety initiative at Dublin Port, has been recognised by the International Harbour Masters Association (IHMA) at its congress in Tanger Med, Morocco.
11th June 2024
WEC Lines is excited to announce that as from 29 June 2024, the company will launch a direct, weekly service with short transit times connecting Portugal and Spain with Ireland and the United Kingdom in one seamless, fully controlled operation.
10th June 2024
Revenue Customs issued a new eCustoms Helpdesk Notification on Friday 7th June 2024. Noficiation 15/2024 – Eircode/Postcode required for EORI registrations follows a compliance review conducted by Revenue.
3rd June 2024
Starting from 3 June 2024, the European Union’s customs pre-arrival safety and security system – Import Control System 2 (ICS2) – enters into the next phase of implementation.
16th May 2024
Global and European trade associations representing shippers, forwarders and vessel operators have issued an urgent alert to all businesses involved in the movement of goods into or via the European Union, Norway, Switzerland or Northern Ireland, by sea, road or rail to be ready for the new Import Control System (ICS2) that will start to be introduced from June this year.
9th May 2024
Dublin Port Company (DPC) has today announced an update on its 3FM Project. The changes proposed are a direct result of an extensive consultation process and a consideration of alternative options – a key requirement of the planning process. The changes outlined below will describe a material enhancement of lands allocated to public realm, more efficient location of lands to the district heating scheme and directly address concerns expressed about the perceived visual and noise impact of DPC
25th April 2024
Descartes Systems Group (TSX:DSG) (Nasdaq:DSGX), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that it has acquired Thyme-IT, a leading provider of customs and regulatory compliance solutions.
22nd April 2024
Employers, trade unions and parking operators are urging the European Commission to maintain a focused approach to certifying, upgrading, building, and funding safe and secure truck parking areas in the EU over the next three years.
15th April 2024
Swedish ferry company, Stena Line has introduced a larger RoRo ship, Bore Song, on the Dublin – Liverpool (Birkenhead) route. The freight only vessel will increase capacity on the route by 30%.
2nd April 2024
The Vehicle Carrier Safety Forum (VCSF) published its first industry good practice guidelines entitled ‘Common Guidance on the loading and presentation of vehicles’. The guidance, and supporting checklist, are intended to reduce the risks associated with the shipment of unaccompanied vehicles, including electric and hybrid vehicles, and to promote the safety of terminal and vessel personnel and the protection of property including the vessel itself.
22nd March 2024
Swedish ferry company, Stena Line has secured a freight only vessel, Bore Song, to operate on its Dublin-Liverpool (Birkenhead) route. The ship will boost freight capacity on the route by 30%.
14th March 2024
The overhaul of the EU Customs Code reform would change the way customs authorities operate, cooperate with traders and manage goods that people order online.
7th March 2024
CLdN today announced the launch of new services between Rotterdam and Ireland. CLdN has chartered two 962 TEU lift-on / lift-off (LoLo) cargo vessels (M/V Pavo J and M/V Andromeda J) that will ship container cargo between the recently acquired Distriport terminal in Rotterdam and Dublin and Cork. The introduction of the new LoLo services will also enable an optimisation of CLdN’s roll-on / roll-off (RoRo) fleet deployment, thereby increasing capacity on the routes between Rotterdam and the
28th February 2024
Chief Executive Officers of the CMA CGM Group, COSCO SHIPPING, Evergreen and OOCL signed today in Shanghai a Memorandum of Understanding to extend the OCEAN Alliance operational cooperation for five additional years until 2032.
26th February 2024
- On Thursday 22nd February 2024, the Internal Market Committee of the European Parliament adopted its position on the EU Customs Code reform that will restructure the way customs authorities work in the EU.
26th February 2024
Jack Chambers, Minister of State with special responsibility for international and road transport and logistics, will today launch Logistics and Supply Chain Skills Week 2024, which runs this week until Saturday 2 March. The week of events will open this morning with an Ibec conference which will explore the crucial role that diversity and inclusion can play in future-proofing Ireland’s vital supply chain network.
19th February 2024
Leading Swedish ferry operator, Stena Line has officially commenced its new Dublin – Liverpool (Birkenhead) freight service today. The addition of the new route is expected to further boost the company’s freight volumes following a record year on its Irish Sea services in 2023.
1st February 2024
Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan T.D., and Minister of State Jack Chambers T.D., with responsibility for International and Road Transport and Logistics, have today published the Road Haulage Strategy Annual Progress Report.
31st January 2024
Europe’s largest port Rotterdam and Shannon Foynes to explore development of European green fuels supply chain corridor
24th January 2024
Today, the Commission and the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the EU, together with Member States, ports authorities, European associations, EU Agencies (Europol, EMCDDA) and representatives from customs and law enforcement authorities are launching the European Ports Alliance Public Private Partnership. The partnership aims to bring all relevant stakeholders together, to form solutions to protect ports from drug trafficking and criminal infiltration.
17th January 2024
In the wake of mounting tensions in the Red Sea, FIATA has released a call to action for strengthened international dialogue and monitoring between governments and industry decision-makers to ensure maritime supply chain fluidity and connectivity amidst surcharges imposed by shipping lines operating on and outside of the Red Sea and Suez Canal, for the protection of consumers and economies worldwide.
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