H.R. 6455, the “Energizing American Maritime Act,” would require that up to 30 percent of exports of strategic energy assets travel on U.S.-flagged vessels.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office found that tariff rates are generally more expensive than contract rates, but are usually more suitable for shippers with infrequent or small volume shipments.
A coalition of 25 business groups has asked the Federal Maritime Commission to address fees imposed when shippers can't pick-up and return cargo, containers and chassis for reasons beyond their control.
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The Israeli container carrier told American Shipper Friday it is rejecting the rumor that it has intentions to sell its global shipping operations to instead become a regional Mediterranean carrier.
The recent announcement on Japan’s three major ocean carriers - MOL, NYK Line and “K” Line - merging container operations has left the industry wondering if more consolidation is to come.
Luisa Anderson of Miami Gardens, Fla., 40, was driving a golf cart through the Sun Terminals container yard at Port Everglades when it collided with a yard mule truck, according to a statement from the Broward County Sheriff’s Office.