International Transportation Regulations

International Transportation Regulations

25 Aug 2014
Officials at Argentina’s port of Rosario have urged their federal government to suspend a resolution that has banned cargo transshipment through Uruguay, alleging that the measure is severely affecting regional trade, the Buenos Aires Herald reports.
19 Aug 2014
The findings of a Chinese Ministry of Transport probe into rate filing by container lines and NVOCCs in the China-Japan market are expected to be released shortly. The case is being watched closely by foreign carriers to see whether China applies the same standard to its own carriers as it did to the erstwhile P3 Network.
18 Aug 2014
A statutory review of Canada Transportation Act dovetails with the country’s recent success in negotiating free trade agreements with the European Union and South Korea, Canadian Transport Minister Lisa Raitt told port officials.
07 Aug 2014
India’s Tariff Authority for Major Ports has turned down a proposal by Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust to impose new fees on shipments moving via Gateway Terminals, an APM Terminals facility in the country’s largest state-owned container port.
07 Aug 2014
Manila’s container congestion saga is defying all efforts to resolve it. The Philippines Bureau of Customs estimates that 75,000 mostly empty 20-foot containers are waiting to be collected in the choked port.
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.