The Baltic Exchange Ltd. entered into exclusive talks with the Singapore Exchange Ltd., following an "attractive" proposal from the Asian bourse.
The inland river port handled 180,328 tons of waterborne cargo in April, a 23 percent year-over-year increase, the port said.
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.
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The project will enable third-party logistics provider SEKO to expedite the availability of rates, improve their accuracy since prices are coming directly from UASC in CargoSphere’s cloud-based platform, and reduce staff hours in the process.
The world's second largest ocean carrier will use software provider INTTRA's eVGM solution to provide a portal for submission of verified container weight data ahead of the International Maritime Organization's July 1 deadline.
House lawmakers brushed aside calls at a hearing to slow implementation of the Verified Gross Mass rule, while other shippers said compliance should be straightforward.