Maritime transport

Key activities

 

Security issues : Consideration of actions to be taken following the events of 11 September 2001.

Shipping policies. Development of common shipping policies and exchange of information on shipping policy developments both within and outside the OECD.

Preparation for the WTO. Laying the basis for a pragmatic shipping-oriented approach to the negotiations on maritime transport services.

Safety and the environment -- substandard shipping. Combating substandard shipping to achieve better ship safety and the protection of the environment through the involvement of the entire maritime industry.

Dialogue with non-member economies. Promotion of the liberalising principles that underlie the OECD's maritime policies, exchange of information on policy developments and discussion of important multilateral activities.

Availability of seafarers. Examining the impact of developments in ship design and construction, technology and management and operational practices on the demand for ship crew, in terms of numbers and skill levels.

Treatment of support measures. Collection and assessment of information on support arrangements granted by OECD Member countries and certain non-member economies, so as to provide a basis for policies designed to achieve competitive conditions for OECD fleets.

Regulatory reform -- Competition policy. Examining the significance, direction and means of regulatory regimes to improve economic efficiency and the ability to adapt to change and increase productivity.

Cargo liability regimes . OECD consideration of ways to modernise existing regimes.

 

 

 

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