Helen Delich Bentley, who represented Maryland's 2nd District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1985-1995 and served on the Federal Maritime Commission from 1969-1975, reported her health has improved.
The London-based shipping consultant reported that OOCL of Japan was the most reliable container shipping carrier in May, with an on-time performance score of 81.1 percent.
An American Shipper poll of shippers and forwarders revealed that nearly 90 percent believe at least some cargo will be delayed by the verified gross mass rule that went into effect globally today.
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The parcel carrier has agreed to pay $240 million to settle lawsuits covering around 13,000 divers across 20 states who claimed they should have been treated as employees instead of independent contractors.
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The agricultural export group, which has been a critic of the container weight regulation implementation process, praised South Carolina Ports Authority CEO Jim Newsome for suggesting the use of port scales to obtain verified gross mass.