Industry leader Maersk Line, along with MSC and 13 other container lines, might not be subject to further penalties stemming from a five-year European Commission probe, according to a report from Reuters news service.
The Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association said that a key benefit of the terminal weighing approach is that shippers will not be required to perform any additional actions in order to provide the verified gross mass of containers.
The Oakland, Calif. City Council passed an ordinance to ban the storage and handling of coal and coke at bulk terminals in the city, representing the latest blow to Terminal Logistics Solutions’ plan for a dry bulk terminal to handle coal and other goods.
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Sustainability Incubator and Trace Register will use the money to support a digital tool that makes it easier for seafood wholesalers to confirm fish hasn’t been caught or processed using unpaid labor, according to Partnership for Freedom.
However, the International Maritime Organization's Maritime Safety Committee said there should be no delay in the implementation of the verified gross mass rule.
The derailment of a Union Pacific freight train on Friday, which burst into flames and spilled crude oil into the Columbia River near Mosier, Ore., was likely caused by track failure, UP spokesperson Raquel Espinoza said Sunday.