International Transportation Regulations

International Transportation Regulations

07 Jul 2014
Forwarders remain unimpressed with new European Union air cargo screening regulations that have been in effect for a week, although no major disruptions have been reported.
24 Jun 2014
The European Union today extended by five years an antitrust exemption for liner shipping consortia, in the face of opposition from shippers.
13 Jun 2014
Tough screening regulations applying to air cargo being flown into the European Union will be enforced from July 1, but with just two weeks to go the industry has little idea which carriers, airports and forwarders have met the security requirements.
09 Jun 2014
Efforts by Maersk, CMA CGM and Mediterranean Shipping Co. to obtain approval of their proposed P3 Network have focused on the U.S., Europe and China. But with the U.S. and Europe having given thumbs up to the largest-ever carrier alliance, another country with a say in the issue — South Korea — has entered the fray late in the game as a potential obstacle.
06 Jun 2014
The largest group of ocean container shippers is urging European regulators to keep a close eye on the three carriers involved in the P3 Network to make sure they don’t abuse their “unprecedented market power.”
03 Jun 2014
Unexpected shipment delays this week? Don’t be surprised if they’re attributed to a three-day, international truck and bus safety inspection blitz.
29 May 2014
New low-sulfur limits for ships that come into effect in North America and northern Europe at the beginning of 2015 could add almost $50 to the cost of transporting a standard container across the Atlantic Ocean.
19 May 2014
Seven years after overweight containers contributed to the dramatic breakup of a vessel in the English Channel, the United Nations said today it will require all containers to be weighed starting in July 2016.
25 Apr 2014
The world’s top three container lines appear to have little visibility into whether Chinese regulators will join their U.S. and European counterparts in allowing the carriers’ P3 alliance to take effect.
18 Apr 2014
U.S. agricultural shippers say requirements by Japan, the European Union, and China for advance submission of cargo documents are creating a trade barrier for U.S. exports of perishable goods.
17 Apr 2014
Kansas City Southern Railway appears confident the Mexican government won’t require it to open up its track to competitors as legislation had threatened last fall.
03 Apr 2014
HONG KONG –– Supply chain security is being threatened by the fast growing e-commerce market, which is generating huge vo