Support For Single Shipping Market
This article was originally published in “The Fiji Times (http://www.fijitimes.com/)”.
The European Community Shipowners’ Association (ECSA) has welcomed the recent move by the European Commission that could pave the way for the single market for shipping.
The commission is revising the Reporting Formalities Directive and a European Maritime Single Window environment.
In its impact assessment, the European Commission is analyzing whether it should not only harmonise and simplify reporting of the vessel related reporting obligations but also streamline the customs reporting.