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.”
Registration takes less than 1 minute.
The freight forwarding arm of Danish shipping conglomerate AP Moller Maersk said it will provide weighing and data transmission services to help shippers comply with new SOLAS verified gross mass requirements.
Due to the deterioration of container freight rates and the subsequent drop in carrier financial results, analysts with Drewry Maritime Equity Research foresee a possible combination of Korean and Japanese carriers.
The Port of Long Beach is working with a local company to commercialize an exhaust treatment system that captures smoke-stack emissions from cargo vessels to meet California clean air rules.