International Transportation Regulations

International Transportation Regulations

22 Dec 2014
The Nigerian Shippers Council hopes its new regulatory powers will help bring Nigerian ports up to global standards by ensuring concessions are awarded fairly.
02 Dec 2014
U.S. and Singapore shippers and transportation providers in their countries’ trusted trader programs are poised to see faster cargo processing after customs agencies from both countries yesterday signed two major agreements.
02 Dec 2014
Most shipping emissions at ports are set to increase fourfold through 2050, requiring strong abatement measures on shipping in targeted regions in coming decades, according to a new report by the International Transport Forum.
Emissions
01 Dec 2014
Shipowners are committed to meeting new requirements for low-sulfur fuels but want uniform regulation and believe alternative fuels should be explored, an International Chamber of Shipping official said.
26 Nov 2014
The International Maritime Organization last week agreed to an amended rule requiring container weights to be verified before boxes are loaded, cementing the rule’s implementation in July 2016.
21 Nov 2014
Hapag-Lloyd and CSAV just need approval from Ukraine and China to merge and create the fourth-largest container lines, after Mexican regulators gave the tie-up the green-light this week.
07 Nov 2014
Federal Maritime Commissioner Richard Lidinsky called for global regulation of container shipping alliances today.
06 Nov 2014
Maersk Line has joined 10 other container lines and shipowners in a group known as the Trident Alliance to test enforcement of the new low-sulfur fuel regulations that go into effect on Jan. 1, 2015, in so-called emission control areas in North Europe and North America.
Maersk container ship
05 Nov 2014
Chinese regulators will closely monitoring the vessel-sharing agreement between Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co., and the so-called 2M faces additional scrutiny if the duo doesn’t reduce their market share on Chinese trade routes to 30 percent.
04 Nov 2014
Hapag-Lloyd is a step closer to merging with CSAV after Brazilian regulators gave the go-ahead for the duo to create the fourth-largest container line in the world.
03 Nov 2014
Shipping lines that carry U.S. exports to Asia are expected to adjust their fuel surcharges on Jan. 1 to reflect new low-sulfur content rules and changes in operating conditions in the westbound trans-Pacific.
29 Oct 2014
Only a few Chinese port cities and provinces have started to plan to regulate sulfur oxide emissions from cargo