International Transportation Regulations

Shippers and the Directorate of General of Shipping are unhappy with how some container terminals have been handling container weighing to comply with SOLAS.
29 Aug 2016
India’s maritime administrator is showing no sign of backing down from its previous diktat barring container terminal operators from offering container weighing services on-site for a fee.
19 Jul 2016
Terminals in India's busiest port are facing heat over allegations of unnecessary container weighing to meet SOLAS.
18 Jul 2016
NYK Line’s roll-on, roll-off cargo price-fixing woes continued Monday.
14 Jul 2016
The use of shore power is being studied to supplement the set-up of emission control areas at China's main commercial shipping centers.
14 Jul 2016
The European Shippers Council today claimed container lines' recent commitments to the European Commission over general rate increase announcements “does not solve the price-fixing problem.”
12 Jul 2016
Shippers using India’s top port are furious with new fees related to the collection and transmission of verified gross mass data.
The Marseille Fos Port, pictured, along with other French and Belgian ports, may soon need to pay more taxes depending on the results of a European Commission investigation.
11 Jul 2016
The European Commission has begun an investigation into whether tax breaks for French and Belgian ports breach EU state aid rules.
07 Jul 2016
“The commitments aim to increase price transparency for customers and to reduce the likelihood of coordinating prices,” the European Commission said.
06 Jul 2016
Kuehne + Nagel is reporting serious problems with SOLAS in China.
05 Jul 2016
Russian container terminals and exporters didn’t experience any disruption tied to the new SOLAS container weight rule.
05 Jul 2016
APM Terminals joined those in the industry reporting little disruption from the SOLAS rule.
01 Jul 2016
Officials also credited industry organizations’ communication about the new rules and regulatory approval of a common approach by major container lines and six ports.