International Transportation Regulations

23 Jun 2017
It has been a year since the International Maritime Organization rolled out new rules for container weight verification across the globe.
22 Jun 2017
The decision comes just days before the new joint venture Ocean Network Express was expected to be formed.
20 Jun 2017
Canadian shippers and the head of Canada’s largest port have argued monetizing the country’s 18 port authorities could increase port user fees, limit public oversight, and threaten investment in waterside infrastructure.
16 Jun 2017
Shippers fear that the overturning of a guilty verdict for the Primorsk seaport for price fixing could set a bad precedent.
13 Jun 2017
A year after the implementation of the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) requirement, the once hot-button fears about the regulation have disappeared, but doubts on the accuracy of declarations linger.
07 Jun 2017
The guilty ruling allows shippers impacted by the practices to seek financial compensation from the stevedores via Russian courts.
07 Jun 2017
China announced new security and inspection measures for vessels calling at the southeastern port of Xiamen.
05 Jun 2017
The move has already resulted in an uptick of cargo booked on the spot market.
09 May 2017
The move will impact port and supply chain investments under the Belt and Road program.
08 May 2017
A new paper says beneficial cargo owners are largely to blame for the poor service levels of today’s liner shipping industry.
25 Apr 2017
The new law is modeled on the International Maritime Organization’s Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) amendment, which took effect on July 1, 2016.
10 Apr 2017
The acquisition, said to be worth around $4 billion, will cement Maersk’s position as the world’s largest container line.