Regulation & Policy
A crackdown on existing inspection standards could reduce the number of vessels available to carry cargoes in U.S. domestic waterborne trade.
Even after U.S. Customs said it was able to remedy the glitches that riddled the initial rollout of the Automated Commercial Environment, or ACE, in early April, "outages" and "network issues" have routinely been reported via the agency's Cargo Systems Messaging Service.
The Port of Felixstowe, the busiest in the United Kingdom, has outlined pricing for its container weighing service.
Another terminal operator will offer container weighing services to help shippers comply with VGM rules.
Congress is considering stopping the siphoning of funding meant for ports.
APL has unveiled a new tool to help shippers understand SOLAS around the globe.
A rule change that enters force September 1 in Russia threatens shippers and foreign over-the-road transportation companies with increased costs.
Trucking, shipping interests attack use of data they call flawed in proposed motor carrier ratings.
Shippers, marine terminals and container lines could get some leeway in the first three months of the new SOLAS container weighing rule.
Shippers and freight forwarders are confused over how to comply with an international container weight verification rule that comes into effect on July 1.