The Spanish Competition Authority fines six shipping groups for cartel in maritime transport between Spanish Peninsula and Morocco (Maritime Transport Cartel)

Spain: The Comisión Nacional de la Competencia fines six Shipping Groups for Cartel in Maritime Transport between Spanish Peninsula and Morocco * In its Resolution of 7 November 2012, the Council of the Comisión Nacional de la Competencia (CNC) found that six shipping companies active in the passenger and cargo maritime transport lines linking the Spanish peninsula and Morocco had infringed Article 1 of the Spanish Competition Act 15/2007 of 3 July 2007 (Ley de Defensa de la Competencia or LDC) and Article 101 TFEU. Based on the documentation collected during the inspections as well as the statements from the leniency applicants, the CNC Council established that those shipping companies took part in several meetings and exchanged information, reached agreements on prices, fees,

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European Competition Network Brief, The Spanish Competition Authority fines six shipping groups for cartel in maritime transport between Spanish Peninsula and Morocco (Maritime Transport Cartel), 7 November 2012, e-Competitions November 2012, Art. N° 50271

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