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20-02-2018 - Hearing on the impact of Brexit on maritime transport

TRAN 06-03-2018 - 11:29
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Third in a series of the hearings about "impact of Brexit on transport', this hearing focused on the maritime sector, including shipping companies and ports. As the negotiations between the UK and the EU enter their second, sector-specific stage, the Members questioned their guests about their concerns, projections and wishes concerning the negotiations and legal and practical consequences of the UK leaving the EU.

The hearing took place on 20 February 2018 from 14.30 in room PHS 1A2 and was webstreamed.

Location : PHS 1A2

    Programme of the hearing
    Presentation - Martin Dorsman, ECSA
    Presentation - Eamonn O'Reilly, Dublin Port
    Presentation - David Leighton, Associated British Ports
    Presentation - Joachim Coens, Port of Zeebrugge