International Transportation Regulations

10 Oct 2016
The committee is scheduled to meet Oct. 23 to determine whether the 0.5 percent global cap should take effect in 2020 or be postponed till 2025.
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.
16 Jun 2016
At an industry exhibition in Shanghai there was resignation to some disruption from the new SOLAS rule.
14 Jun 2016
Damco, the global logistics and freight forwarding group, Tuesday launched container weighing services.
13 Jun 2016
The Multi-Rio container terminal in the port of Rio de Janeiro will charge shippers for container weighing services and verified gross mass transmission.