The EU Commission launches a market test on commitments offered by container liner shipping companies (CMA CGM)

Antitrust: Commission seeks feedback on commitments offered by container liner shipping companies* The European Commission is inviting comments from interested parties on commitments offered by fifteen container liner shipping companies to address concerns relating to concerted practices. The Commission has concerns that container liner shipping companies' practice of publishing their future price increase intentions may harm competition and customers by raising prices for their services to and from Europe, in breach of EU antitrust rules. Container liner shipping is the transport of containers by ship at a fixed time schedule on a specific route between a range of ports at one end (e.g. Shanghai - Hong Kong - Singapore) and another range of ports at the other end (e.g. Rotterdam –

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European Commission, The EU Commission launches a market test on commitments offered by container liner shipping companies (CMA CGM), 16 February 2016, e-Competitions Bulletin Commitment Decisions, Art. N° 78300

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