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.
The U.S. Commerce and Energy departments have started an industry advisory group, along with their counterparts in Mexico, to make recommendations to strengthen cross-border trade and investment in the energy sector.
PARIS Optimal Transport Planning, a technology division of Hutchinson Ports (UK), created Boxreload, a platform allowing trucking companies and third parties in the U.K. to post loads online, which can only be viewed by “pre-selected and trusted partners.”
Registration takes less than 1 minute.
Continued weighing at port facilities might provide a convenient way for exporters to comply with the upcoming International Maritime Organization verified gross mass container weight regulations due to go into effect at the beginning of next month.
Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., the world’s biggest shipbuilder, has laid a plan that includes 2.6 trillion won ($2.2 billion) in asset sales and workforce reductions in order to stay afloat amid a drop in new orders.
Ocean carriers should "embrace the obvious solution" terminal operators can offer to ensure compliance with the International Maritime Organization's new verified gross mass regulations, says Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero.