Tag Archives: European Maritime Policy


Not surprisingly, this issue of the Newsletter concentrates on the impact of COVID-19 on the maritime sector and the actions being undertaken by FONASBA and the international shipping community to mitigate its effects by ensuring the continued movement of goods and services worldwide and to allow the free passaage of seafarers. A copy can be downloaded here.

The contents include reports on:

  • The Meeting of the Executive Committee in Brussels in February
  • Recent Membership News, including the election of 11 new members
  • The launch of two new education initiatives with the World Customs Organisation and the International Chambers of Commerce
  • An update on the status of the FONASBA Quality Standard
  • Progress on the Review of the UNCTAD Minimum Standards for Ship Agents
  • Summary of recent developments in EU Maritime Policy
  • A report on ECASBA’s 2020 European Seminar
  • Photo Pages


The latest FONASBA Annual Update was published in January 2019 and is available for download here

The contents include:

  • 50th Anniversary
  • New President’s message
  • Executive Committee 2018 – 2021
  • New Members, Ukraine, Cameroon, Senegal
  • Education, Young Agent or Broker Award
  • Education, FONASBA Agent Diploma
  • Quality Standards
  • Port Procedures Survey
  • Membership Surveys
  • Standard Document Update
  • Member Association Visits: Morocco, IMO MSC, France, Uruguay
  • Website and Social Media: FONASBA²
  • Cancún Annual Meeting summary
  • ECASBA Seminar
  • Relations with International Organisations, IMO FAL, CMI, IMO Ports Group, United for Wildlife
  • European Developments, ECASBA Advisory Panel 2018 – 2021, Reporting Formalities, Port Reception Facilities, Customs Declarations, Cargoes of Animal Origin, Position Papers
  • Photo pages

The New Horizon – Issue 25

  • IMO Consultative Status Confirmed
  • Peruvian Association Joins FONASBA
  • FONABA Quality Standard Launched
  • 2007 Annual Meeting Report
  • Recent Membership Detail Changes
  • Commission Publishes Communications on Logistics, Maritime, and Port Policy
  • Visit to Brussels November 2007
  • ECASBA Brussels Seminar 2008

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The New Horizon – Issue 23

  • FONASBA Granted IMO Consultative Status
  • Marrakech Annual Meeting Report
  • Annual Meeting Makes Headlines in Morocco
  • Executive Committee Membership 2006/8
  • European Update
  • ECASBA Seminar 2007

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The New Horizon – Issue 19

  • Bulgarian Association Promoted To Full Membership
  • FONASBA attends BIMCO Centenary Celebrations
  • ECASBA Presents Port Services Directive Proposal To European Parliament
  • ECASBA visits Brussels
  • New Brussels Representative For ECASBA
  • ASBA Agent Certification Programme Completed
  • Tokyo Annual Meeting Plans Finalised
  • EU Maritime Developments Summary
  • New Newsletter Format
  • CIANAM Holds Second Annual Meeting

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