A presentation detailing FONASBA’s structure, governance, activities and initiatives is available for download in two versions using the links below:
PowerPoint version (11 mb)
Issue date: 02.11.2023
Copies of our most recent Newsletters can be found on the Newsletters page here
ECASBA Position Papers
ECASBA has issued the following Position Papers to summarise its stated positions on key issues affecting its members. The papers are intended for use as a guide for both external bodies, such as the institutions of the European Union, and ECASBA’s own members, with the objective of ensuring a consistent message is promoted at both EU and national level. ECASBA members are encouraged to refer to the Position Papers in their discussions with their own national authorities on these issues. The latest version of each paper, issued in October 2022 can be downloaded below.
The suite of papers will be kept under regular review and others added as new issues of concern to ship agents and ship brokers arise. Existing papers will also be amended where necessary or appropriate.
Papers will also be withdrawn should an issue be resolved, as it the case with the undernoted paper on Veterinary Checks, which was published to address a specific issue in relation to checks on cargoes of animal original arriving in EU ports for onward transhipment to third countries. Following amendments to the relevant regulation in December 2019, the issue was satisfactorily resolved, and the paper was duly withdrawn. It is therefore included here for reference only.
Circulated in April 2020
Circulated in November 2019
Circulated in June 2019.
ECASBA News Update, March 2019
A report on the recent visit by ECASBA Chair Marco Tak and General Manager Jonathan C. Williams FICS to Brussels and the outcome of their discussions with officials from DG-MOVE (Transport & Mobility), DG-TAXUD (Customs) and DG-SANTE (Animal and Plant Health).
The edition of FONASBA’s Newsletter circulated at the end of January 2019.
The FONASBA Newsletter sent to members on 4th July 2018.
2018 FONASBA Governance Handbook
The definitive, practical guide to the rules, policies and procedures governing the operation of FONASBA.