On 16th of December, 2019 European Commission approved the seafarer scheme „Reduction of social security contributions” applied in Estonia under the case number SA.53469 (Estonia). Here in Lithuania we have resumed our talks with national officials on the same issue. Hence we, Lithuanian Shipowners Association, are keen to know how the Estonian approved scheme works and applies.
On 12th of March, 2020 our executive director Mr.Gintautas Kutka met Estonian colleagues Mr.Enn Kreem, Mr.Jaan Kalmus, Mr.Indra Kaunis and Ms.Natalja Tuvi. Estonian governmental institutions are planning to adopt and enforce the relevant legislation onwards the 1st of July, 2020.