Due to low water levels in rivers, lakes and canals in Northwest Europe, a temporary shortage of GMP+ FSA certified storage and transport capacity may arise. Mid-November, GMP+ International implemented temporary measures in consultation with its partners.
In summary, these measures were that, only under strict conditions it is possible to use non-GMP+ certified transport via road, water and of non-GMP+ FSA certified storage. To this end, see the newsletters of November 19th and November 30th.
Yesterday, GMP+ International consulted about these measures with partners involved. Important items that were discussed are:
Based on the information available, it was decided that the measures will remain in effect for now.
The partners have requested GMP+ International to, once again, reaffirm a number of important conditions of the temporary measures, being:
Together with the partners involved, we will continuously monitor the situation. As soon as all problems, caused by the low water level, are resolved these temporary measures will immediately be limited or terminated. Mid-January, the next evaluation will take place. We will keep you informed.