Regulation & Policy

The second filing deadline for U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s new electronic filing system came and went this past weekend.

Uncle Sam is seeking input from shippers, transportation providers and others on how to make U.S. ports more competitive.

The battle over truck driver hours-of-service and the 34-hour restart will likely roll into a House-Senate conference committee this summer.

Australia's plan to heed the International Maritime Organization’s call for a more lenient implementation approach of the SOLAS container weight rule has a group of ports and maritime authorities questioning whether too light a touch will be taken starting July 1.

The First Container Terminal is Russia's first container terminal to announce a plan to provide container weighing service to help shippers meet the new amendment to the International Maritime Organization’s Safety of Life at Sea convention.

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.