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Reweighs have long been a bone of contention between shippers and carriers. It’s a lot more of a two-way street.  

News & Analysis

22 May 2017
Such a move already has support on Capitol Hill, where lawmakers have been weighing options to strengthen Federal Maritime Commission safeguards against collusion among carriers in the world’s three major VSAs.
11 May 2017
US Customs and Border Protection sided with the oil and gas industry over Jones Act supporters in the first major test of how the act’s US-flag shipping requirements will be interpreted under the Trump administration.
10 May 2017
If there was any sign of foul play, “we’d investigate,” the Federal Maritime Commission acting chairman Michael Khouri said at a Senate subcommittee hearing on Tuesday.
09 May 2017
The move will impact port and supply chain investments under the Belt and Road program.
08 May 2017
A new paper says beneficial cargo owners are largely to blame for the poor service levels of today’s liner shipping industry.
03 May 2017
Legislators said their interest in the area has been piqued by a broader inquiry into possible collusion among carriers in the world’s three major vessel-sharing agreements.
02 May 2017
The US Federal Maritime Commissioners voted 4-0 to reject ‘K’-Line, MOL, and NYK Line’s plan to share information with each other ahead of the merging of their container operations in July
28 Apr 2017
The House of Representatives — and soon the Senate, sources say — will hear the concerns of domestic tugboat operators.
25 Apr 2017
The new law is modeled on the International Maritime Organization’s Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) amendment, which took effect on July 1, 2016.
19 Apr 2017
The fight underscores how explosive the petition is becoming.