International Transportation Regulations

International Transportation Regulations

29 Oct 2014
Only a few Chinese port cities and provinces have started to plan to regulate sulfur oxide emissions from cargo
16 Oct 2014
British Columbia’s Port Metro Vancouver is in the home stretch of implementing its new truck licensing system, which aims to balance the number of registered trucks with the amount of available work in an effort to stabilize port operations.
09 Oct 2014
Shipowners operating in emission control areas are skirting the system with falsified fuel delivery slips and a variety of other tactics, Maersk Group says.
06 Oct 2014
Chiquita Brands International of the U.S. and Dublin-based Fyffes have received the green light from the European Union for their proposed merger, creating the world’s biggest banana group after the Irish company released Maersk Line from an exclusivity shipping clause.
02 Oct 2014
New regulations on trucking capacity at Vietnamese ports are exacerbating congestion at the overloaded Cat Lai terminal in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Potential cost increases from the MARPOL Annex VI fuel standard change in 2020.
01 Oct 2014
Some bad news for shippers: Switching to low-sulfur fuel on a global basis in 2020 could cost the container shipping industry up to $100 billion per year, which will likely cause container freight rates to rise as carriers attempt to pass the costs onto beneficial cargo owners.
30 Sep 2014
Nearly $300 million in subsidies were given to four Chinese ship lines today, as the Chinese government begins to roll out parts of a six-year plan to update its shipping industry.
30 Sep 2014
Several industry associations representing private port terminals throughout Brazil and private terminal operators inside organized port areas were quick to condemn a law intended to clear up irregularities and inconsistencies in an infrastructure improvement plan.
30 Sep 2014
Maersk Line has announced low-sulfur surcharges of up to $160 per 20-foot container on the North Atlantic and lesser amounts on other trade routes to offset the cost of complying with regulations requiring ships to switch to cleaner fuels in 2015.
30 Sep 2014
The world’s top integrators are waiting to see how the recent ruling by China’s State Council to liberalize domestic package delivery will play out across the multibillion dollar market dominated by a multitude of small low-cost operators.
26 Sep 2014
The executive branch of the European Union has taken Spain to court over security at its ports.
ship in Black Sea
19 Sep 2014
DFDS, one of Europe’s largest short sea-shipping and logistics operators, this week announced plans to close a second route in response to tougher environmental regulations that will sharply increase the cost of ships’ fuel from 2015.