Strong language is often needed to advocate for a position, but now that progress is being made on container weight verification, people should choose their words more carefully.
The Water Resources Development Act of 2016 puts reauthorization for water infrastructure projects back on a regular two-year cycle, if the full House and Senate vote on it.
In a letter to the Federal Maritime Commission, the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America urged acceptance of an agreement between carriers and six U.S. ports, but noted that shippers shouldn't bear the cost of the regulation.
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Global shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics will use a combination of marine gas oil and scrubbers to ensure that vessels at berth anywhere in the world meet the highest existing emission standard.
The French ocean carrier transported 2.9 percent more containers, but saw the average freight rate tumble 17.6 percent when compared to the first quarter of 2015.
The South Korean ocean carrier's results for the quarter were hindered by continuously falling freight rates and the imbalance of supply and demand.