The pilot project was launched to promote digitalization in Denmark’s maritime cluster, dubbed “Blue Denmark,” and to shed light on the long-term possibilities of digitalizing the entire ship registration process.
Increasingly high rents charged to chassis providers by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey could hurt the port's overall competitiveness, says Dennis Daggett, executive vice president of the International Longshoremen’s Association.
The maritime information provider and creator of the famed Baltic Dry Index will work closely with shipbrokers and end-users to create new freight rate benchmarks and indices to be launched later this year, according to Baltic Exchange CEO Mark Jackson.
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The U.S. Justice Department on Monday said Import Merchandising Concepts and two individuals agreed to pay $275,000 to resolve allegations that the company evaded customs duties on imports of wooden bedroom furniture from China.
Federal Maritime Commissioner Mario Cordero will be appointed executive director of the Port of Long Beach, where he served as a harbor commissioner from 2003 to 2011.
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has received 16 ocean transportation intermediary license applications and changes for review.