International Transportation Regulations

International Transportation Regulations

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.
Smoke from ship stacks.
20 Sep 2013
The International Bunker Industry Association has welcomed the U.K. government’s call for the International Maritime Organization to expedite the release of its study on...
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is investigating China's value-added tax on transportation.
19 Sep 2013
The Federal Maritime Commission said it is “considering a range of options to obtain further clarity” on how China is implementing a new nationwide value-added tax on international transportation services.
18 Sep 2013
Although freight rates from China to North America may be at rock-bottom levels, China’s new 6 percent value-added tax on logistics services isn’t just creating a new cost for some shippers. It’s also creating a major quandary.
18 Sep 2013
Eimskip, the Icelandic shipping and logistics group, failed in a bid to discover the reasons why antitrust officials carried out a dawn raid on its Reykjavik headquarters last week.
Containers at port.
18 Sep 2013
The European Shippers’ Council criticized the absence of shippers at talks at the International Maritime Organization regarding the controversial proposal for...
loading containers
16 Sep 2013
A subcommittee of the International Maritime Organization will decide this week whether to move forward with proposals to introduce new rules making it mandatory to weigh loaded containers prior to shipment.
container loading on ship at Port of Hamburg
16 Sep 2013
Container overloading and the misleading declaration of container weights is taking center stage once again in the wake of the loss of the MOL Comfort, which broke in half and eventually sank in the Indian Ocean in July.
13 Sep 2013
The European and Asian shippers’ councils have urged UN maritime officials to reject proposals for the mandatory weighing and verification of ocean containers before they are loaded on board ship.
19 Aug 2013
The Maritime Labour Convention, an International Labour Organization agreement established in 2006 to embody all existing global maritime labor conventions and recommendations...
06 Aug 2013
The U.K. has issued the highest possible security alert to British shipping companies operating off the coast of Yemen, according to an expert, BigPond News reports.