On 14 September 2016, the Commission published a proposed block exemption order in respect of certain liner shipping agreements. The proposed order was published in response to an application for a block exemption order submitted by the Hong Kong Liner Shipping Association (“HKLSA”).
In addition to the proposed block exemption order, the Commission published a Statement of Preliminary Views outlining the Commission’s reasons for its proposed decision on the application.
In accordance with the procedure established in section 16 of the Competition Ordinance, the Commission invited interested parties to submit representations in writing on the proposed block exemption order.
The documents published were:
For a copy of the press release and for further details of this case, click here.
The period for accepting representations on the proposed block exemption order is now closed.
To view the representations received, please click here.