International Transportation Regulations

29 Sep 2016
Concerns still remain on the holdouts, IT issues, and accuracy of declarations related to SOLAS container weight rule.
28 Jun 2016
India’s Directorate General of Shipping has issued a supplementary decree allowing shippers more time to comply with requirements laid down in its final ordinance issued May 11.
28 Jun 2016
There is no justification for forwarders to charge a container weight processing fee, complains a shipper group in Hong Kong.
24 Jun 2016
The Port Newark Container Terminal in the Port of New York and New Jersey has revised its policy on how it will meet verified gross mass requirements.
24 Jun 2016
The South Korean carrier is the first container line to make such an announcement and the news has given rise to suggestions that other carriers may soon take a similar approach to the International Maritime Organization’s new rule.
24 Jun 2016
Russia’s Federal Anti-Monopoly Service is investigating the country’s leading terminal operators over price-fixing allegations.
23 Jun 2016
A group of marine terminal operators is openly criticizing suggestions that they should be responsible for providing certified container weights to shippers.
22 Jun 2016
A French nonprofit representing the container industry is creating a comprehensive database of container tare weights to help shippers comply with SOLAS VGM rules.
22 Jun 2016
"Hauliers and shippers run the risk of being punished for infringement of rules they could not properly prepare for,” the European Shippers' Council said.
U.S. exporters finally achieved the carrier uniformity they were seeking on the SOLAS container-weighing requirement.
20 Jun 2016
U.S. exporters finally achieved the carrier uniformity they were seeking on the SOLAS container weighing requirement.
16 Jun 2016
“Why anyone would add procedures, requirements and costs to doing business is not only puzzling, it raises the specter of anti-competitive behavior and necessitating Commission action,” U.S. Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero said in a statement Thursday.
16 Jun 2016
Maersk Line expects a “bumpy” six months after the SOLAS container weight rule enters force.