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News & Analysis

22 Jun 2017
The decision comes just days before the new joint venture Ocean Network Express was expected to be formed.
20 Jun 2017
Canadian shippers and the head of Canada’s largest port have argued monetizing the country’s 18 port authorities could increase port user fees, limit public oversight, and threaten investment in waterside infrastructure.
16 Jun 2017
"There is other business pending that must be addressed before the commission can turn its attention to this matter,” an FMC spokesman told JOC.com
16 Jun 2017
Shippers fear that the overturning of a guilty verdict for the Primorsk seaport for price fixing could set a bad precedent.
13 Jun 2017
A year after the implementation of the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) requirement, the once hot-button fears about the regulation have disappeared, but doubts on the accuracy of declarations linger.
12 Jun 2017
Trucking outfits and shippers that delayed preparing for electronic logging will have to accelerate plans as Supreme Court rejects appeal of ELD rule.
09 Jun 2017
US lawmakers have introduced legislation that would expand the powers and the purse strings of the FMC to “oversee and intervene” on behalf of port service providers.
08 Jun 2017
The lack of equipment needed to screen cargo at the country’s busiest port of Chittagong is likely to compound already extensive congestion there.
07 Jun 2017
The guilty ruling allows shippers impacted by the practices to seek financial compensation from the stevedores via Russian courts.
07 Jun 2017
China announced new security and inspection measures for vessels calling at the southeastern port of Xiamen.