The First Container Terminal is Russia's first container terminal to announce a plan to provide container weighing service to help shippers meet the new amendment to the International Maritime Organization’s Safety of Life at Sea convention.
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27 May 2016
An increase in Asian freight shipped straight to Mexico means fewer trucks heading south from the U.S., tighter capacity for northbound shipments.
23 May 2016
Several world regions seem to have planned much more container terminal capacity than needed for the coming decades.
18 May 2016
Cuba’s Mariel container terminal has already planned its transformation into a major transshipment hub after the U.S. trade embargo ends, according to TC Mariel General Director Charles Baker.
17 May 2016
Latin America and Caribbean terminal operators will face different national rules regarding the SOLAS container weight verification rule, adding another layer of difficulty to an already tricky process.
11 May 2016
APM Terminals announced Wednesday it will provide container weighing services at 29 locations across its global network to ensure a smooth transition to an international regulation that comes into force on July 1.
10 May 2016
In issuing its guidance on how exporters need to meet the SOLAS container weight rule, Israeli stakeholders have said they will double-check the verified gross mass declarations of containers.
09 May 2016
Facing a soft LTL market, Roadrunner takes steps to build out its U.S. network and attract freight from western Canada.
09 May 2016
Negotiations between India and Iran are rapidly progressing on the long-awaited plan to upgrade and operate marine facilities at the Chabahar port, a free trade zone on the Gulf of Oman.
06 May 2016
For the second consecutive year, no U.S. West Coast port achieved double-digit growth or even made the Top 10 fastest-growing ports among the JOC Top 25 North American container ports in 2015.