News & Events

Caffè Culture 1-2 September at BDC London 21/03/2022

We can announce that Libertas LLP will be participating at the Roasters Forum at Caffe Culture 2022 that will take place on 1-2 September 2022.

Libertas will be sponsoring the event as Transport Partner and will also be available for you on our stand A4.


Over 120 premium exhibitors will be showcasing their innovative products and services at the show alongside a full and engaging feature programme, which has been designed to educate and inform visitors from all areas of the speciality coffee and wider hospitality industry. 


The interactive programme is free to all visitors and includes two full days of stimulating panel discussions and debate, a Roaster's Zone, 2 x SCA barista competitions, a brew bar with some of the UK's most talented roaster's, a speciality tea hub and one-to-one training, making a visit to Caffè Culture a must for those looking to improve and enhance their businesses.  

Visit World of Coffee Warsaw 01/09/2020

Libertas will be visiting several customers at the World of Coffee Warsaw which is taking place June 23rd – 25th.


Traveling to a different European city each year, World of Coffee is the essential event for coffee professionals – drawing a loyal audience from the global specialty coffee community.


Returning show features at the 2022 event include showcase opportunities, like the Best New Product Competition & Display and the Coffee Design Awards, alongside experiential opportunities, like the Roaster's Village, tasting rooms, and the Brew and Espresso Bar features. Educational features, including workshops, lectures, and the selection of educational materials in the SCA Store, will also return.

GB / EU Border Operating Model 12/10/2020

The UK Government published an updated GB-EU Border Operating Model.  The new version includes further detail on the Goods Vehicle Movement Service (GVMS), sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) checks, high-priority plants and plant products, and passengers policies.


In addition, the update: 

• Maps out the intended locations of inland border infrastructure. The sites will provide the necessary additional capacity to carry out checks on freight. 

•  Announces that EU, EEA and Swiss national ID cards will not be acceptable for travel to the UK, including for drivers, from October 2021; instead passports will be required. 

• Confirms that a Kent Access Permit will be mandatory for HGVs using the short strait channel crossings in Kent. The easy-to-use ‘Check an HGV’ service will allow hauliers to check if they have the correct customs documentation and

obtain a Kent Access Permit.

IMO 2020 New Bunker Charge 01/01/2020

On January 1, 2020, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) will impose new emissions standards designed to significantly curb pollution produced by the world’s ships.Amid a broader push toward cleaner energy markets, the IMO is poised to ban shipping vessels using fuel with a sulfur content higher than 0.5%, compared to the present upper limit level of 3.5%.


Effective December 1st 2019 carriers will be implementing these new charges to all quotes under freight terms such as:Low Sulphur Surcharge (LSS)Environmental Fuel Fee (EFF) - IMO 2020 (LSS /EFF)Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF)IMO 2020 Transition Charge (ITC)New Bunker Factor (NBF)What does it mean for shipping?It provides a means to significantly improve air quality caused by shipping.All these measures represent an additional cost. This cost will be taken into account through the application of fuel surcharges on a trade-by-trade basis. Supply and demand varies by region and availability of low sulphur refining in the initial months, there will be market volatility.

Visit Libertas at Medica Dusseldorf 2019 - Booth 15A22

Libertas will participate at the Medica fair 18/11 till 21/11.

The Medica fair is the world's largest medical trade fair for medical technology, electromedical equipment, laboratory equipment, diagnostics and pharmaceuticals. Rising life expectancy, medical progress and the growing awareness of the people for their health are helping to increase the demand for modern treatment methods.


This is where the Medica grabs and provides the medical device industry a central market for innovative products and systems that result in an important contribution to the efficiency and quality of patient care. The exhibition is divided into the areas of electromedicine and medical technology, information and communication technology, physiotherapy and orthopedic technology, disposables, commodities and consumer goods, laboratory equipment and diagnostic products. 

FMC will publish demurrage and detention suggestions for the Shipping Industry

The U.S. container shipping industry is eager to weigh in on recommendations produced and approved by the Federal Maritime Commission that promise to bring clarity and fairness to the assessment of demurrage and detention fees.To put these recommendations into practice, the FMC said it will soon publish a notice of proposed rulemaking to establish “interpretive” rules to address future demurrage and detention disputes brought before the commission by the industry.

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