Regulation & Policy

Employees of the Brazilian customs agency, pictured, are pressuring interim President Michel Temer to live up to the promises of his predecessor, and in the process are threatening to gridlock essential customs functions during the Olympics.
Brazilian shippers are suffering from a double whammy of industrial action this week.

Construction workers in India will have plenty to keep them busy as the government pours billions into the ports sector to increase capacity and productivity under the Sagar Mala program.
India on Wednesday approved the formation of Sagarmala Development Company, to coordinate and implement the mammoth Sagar Mala port development program.

A recently re-enacted law will offer some U.S. importers tariff reductions.

The EU has fined four of Europe’s largest truck manufacturers a record 2.93 billion euros ($3.3 billion).

Terminals in India's busiest port are facing heat over allegations of unnecessary container weighing to meet SOLAS.

NYK Line’s roll-on, roll-off cargo price-fixing woes continued Monday.

Representatives of the railroad industry and labor unions — many of whom actively opposed the group’s formation in the first place, but nevertheless landed seats at the table — took little time before questioning and criticizing the very existence of the new Port Performance Freight Statistics Working Group.

As US regulators look into shipper detention practices, DAT survey finds many drivers are being delayed.

The use of shore power is being studied to supplement the set-up of emission control areas at China's main commercial shipping centers.

The European Shippers Council today claimed container lines' recent commitments to the European Commission over general rate increase announcements “does not solve the price-fixing problem.”