International Logistics

There is no justification for forwarders to charge a container weight processing fee, complains a shipper group in Hong Kong.

The new rule’s rollout is just days away, but guidance from operating ports, carriers, terminal operators and nation states has been variable and prone to change.

All six terminals at the Port of New York and New Jersey will offer weighing services to shippers that don’t provide verified gross mass declarations needed to meet the SOLAS rule.

The larger locks of the Panama Canal open on Sunday, but what impact will they have on global trade and container shipping?

Ghana is targeting the complete elimination of paper in trade transactions at the country’s ports.

Hapag-Lloyd is the latest container line to link up with Inttra.

A French nonprofit representing the container industry is creating a comprehensive database of container tare weights to help shippers comply with SOLAS VGM rules.


APM Terminals is aiming to integrate automation across all its cargo-handling operations.

Industry executives are urging exporters to honor the bookings they make.

Inventory destocking is likely under way, but the process will probably be slow.