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 Senate Commerce Committee cited "labor-related concerns" with the Federal Maritime Commission's pilot supply chain information portal project, but said supply chain innovation teams will continue work this summer, focusing primarily on U.S. exports.
Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan said the agency will continue to lean heavily on the industry for input on how to improve trade facilitation and sharpen its enforcement activities.
The U.S. Department of Justice and members of Congress are putting pressure on the Federal Maritime Commission to more closely examine ocean carrier antitrust immunity as it relates to joint contracting provisions in vessel sharing alliance agreements.