Request for a preliminary ruling from the Østre Landsret (Denmark) lodged on 12 February 2020 — Anklagemyndigheden v VAS Shipping ApS

(Case C-71/20)

Language of the case: Danish

Referring court

Østre Landsret

Parties to the main proceedings

Applicant: Anklagemyndigheden

Defendant: VAS Shipping ApS

Question referred

Does Article 49 TFEU preclude legislation of a Member State which requires third-country crew members on a vessel flagged in a Member State and owned by a shipowner who is a national of another EU Member State to have a work permit, unless the vessel enters ports of the Member State on at most 25 occasions calculated continuously over the last year?