Concerning the first Mobility Package.
Thanks to EU rules on travelling with pets, people are free to move with their furry friend within the EU.
The statistical review presented in this report is based on data extracted from certificates and endorsements registered by EU Member States until 31 December 2016 and recorded in the STCW Information System. It represents a snapshot of the European labour market in terms of the number of seafarers holding valid certificates and endorsements in 2016. This is the third year in respect of which such data is available. In future reports, as more data is collected, it will be possible to conduct trend analysis that should hopefully contribute to a better understanding of the maritime labour force in Europe.
A summary of the consideration of the draft report is now available.
Nicolette van der Jagt, Director General of CLECAT, said: ‘It is unfortunate that there was no majority for the TRAN compromise on the market and social issues which was the result of long and intense discussions in the TRAN Committee and with the sector. This ensured a balanced series of reports and careful consideration of the cross-border nature of international road transport.’