Member States adopt amendment to EU Customs Code

16.03.2010, 12:55 Uhr

EU adopts new amendment for the current Customs Code!

The 27 Member States of the European Union and the European Commission have adopted a new amendment for the current Customs Code at their session at the Customs Code Committee today. The new law will impact on how modern maritime trade does business. It is applicable from January 1st 2011.

A Commission Regulation (EU) amending Regulation (EEC) No 2454/93 laying down provisions for the implementation of Council Regulation (EEC) No 2913/92 establishing the Community Customs Code  was voted favorably in the Customs Code Committee today. For European Ship Supply, this amendment brings about essential changes which need to be analysed in detail.

This regulation will be discussed at the OCEAN Working Group meeting on Thursday 15th April 2010 and at the OCEAN Board meeting on Friday, 16th April 2010 in Brussels, Belgium. If you wish to take part in the working group’s discussions, please send an e-mail to