Industry gives cautious welcome to cabotage change


 

The industry has broadly welcomed the European Commission’s (EC) decision to drop plans to lift cabotage restrictions, but said it wants the current rules to be more rigorously enforced. Brian Yeardley Continental MD Kevin Hopper said more needs to be done in the UK to ensure foreign operators’ work is being properly monitored, as other EU countries “make it impossible” for the firm to consider taking on cabotage loads without delays or red tape. He said: “We don’t do it, […]