International Transportation Regulations

26 Sep 2016
Terminals at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India’s biggest container gateway, have come under fire from customs authorities for collecting “unauthorized” charges from shippers.
26 Sep 2016
Amazon has had to pay a fine for breaching lithium ion shipment rules.
21 Sep 2016
Russia’s competition watchdog will split the denomination of tariffs for stevedoring into the local ruble and the US dollar.
19 Sep 2016
Although the rate of decline in Russia’s container trade slows, a dispute over pricing for container-handling services is clouding the medium- and long-term outlook for the trade.
Container lines agreed to get rid of a good deal of extra charges levies on top of base freight rates in India, but would not agree to stop charging for inland haulage and terminal handling.
15 Sep 2016
India’s maritime regulator is targeting ocean carrier surcharge.
14 Sep 2016
The proposed block exemption for liner shipping in Hong Kong is off for public consultation.
12 Sep 2016
Hanjin Shipping’s dire financial state under bankruptcy protection has raised questions on whether the South Korean line or its creditors may try to force shippers to pay for not delivering the number of containers that were contracted.
08 Sep 2016
The Hong Kong Shippers Council is putting pressure on the government to convince HIT to drop its high Hanjin container release charges or it will launch a court action against the terminal.
Chinese regulators have reduced the Zika-prevention requirements for US exports to China several times since they were first announced.
07 Sep 2016
Chinese authorities have backed off a mandate that all containers arriving in China from the United States must comply with special rules designed to prevent the spread of Zika.
07 Sep 2016
Shippers in the West African country of Ghana are welcoming a decision by the government to order shipping lines to withdraw terminal handling charges introduced at the country’s major ports.
07 Sep 2016
Shippers using the DP World terminal at Cochin forced the terminal to abandon its efforts to charge them for SOLAS verified gross mass, or VGM, compliance.
05 Sep 2016
European shippers and freight forwarders are stepping up efforts to stop ports and terminals demanding “excessive” fees to release containers unloaded from the vessels of Hanjin Shipping.