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  • March 25, 2019

    The World Shipping Council submits additional comments to the European Commission in response to a report by Mr. Olaf Merk distributed by ITF. Read the full comments. 

  • March 19, 2019

    The World Shipping Council submits a new report to the European Commission that was completed by RBB Economics to inform the review of the consortia block exemption regulation (BER).  Read the full report.

  • January 9, 2019

    On Thursday (10 January) the European Parliament Transport Committee will vote on Deirdre Clune’s report on the draft regulation for a European Maritime Single Window Environment.  The World Shipping Council (WSC) and the European Community Shipowners Associations (ECSA), which represent shipowners and maritime carriers that are the principal parties affected by this legislation, strongly support the Commission proposal and the rapporteur’s recommendations. Read the full news article. 

  • December 20, 2018

    The World Shipping Council joins with other industry organizations to urge the European Commission to extend the consortia block exemption regulation (BER). Read the full comments.

  • October 9, 2018

    The World Shipping Council (WSC) is pleased to announce that Tim Wickmann is joining WSC as its new Managing Director, Asia.  Mr. Wickmann served most recently as CEO of MCC Transport and has worked in various leadership positions in international liner shipping for the last three decades. Read the news release. 

  • June 25, 2018

    The World Shipping Council reminds everyone that rescuing persons at sea is a shared responsibility.  Read the statement.

  • April 13, 2018

    The World Shipping Council welcomes the IMO's agreement on a Green House Gas reduction strategy and calls for an IMO-led research and development program.  Read the release.