An American Shipper poll of shippers and forwarders revealed that nearly 90 percent believe at least some cargo will be delayed by the verified gross mass rule that went into effect globally today.
The U.S. Commerce and Energy departments have started an industry advisory group, along with their counterparts in Mexico, to make recommendations to strengthen cross-border trade and investment in the energy sector.
PARIS Optimal Transport Planning, a technology division of Hutchinson Ports (UK), created Boxreload, a platform allowing trucking companies and third parties in the U.K. to post loads online, which can only be viewed by “pre-selected and trusted partners.”
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A combination of businesses between United Arab Shipping Co., which is jointly owned by the governments of six wealthy Middle Eastern nations, and Hapag-Lloyd of Germany has "strategic value," and talks will continue, the ocean carrier said in a statement.
Meanwhile, the struggling South Korean ocean carrier said in a statement Sunday it expects to reach an agreement with ship owners regarding charter rate renegotiations “soon.”
Announcements by terminal operators in Oakland and Los Angeles/Long Beach are "positive steps toward achieving the flexibility of compliance" with the new SOLAS verified gross mass rule, says Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero.