The Federal Maritime Commission’s proposal to create a container rate index for agricultural exports would violate the Ocean Shipping Reform Act’s confidentiality provisions and should be
Container line, labor and terminal operator groups, along with the Danish, Dutch and U.S.
Anne Marie Kappel | Jan 01, 2012 12:00AM EST
A container ship at port is now almost universally seen as the picture of international trade. Liner shipping is an essential network serving a troubled global economy.
International ocean carrier and port groups are urging the International Maritime Organization to adopt a rule that would require containers to be weighed before being loaded.
The World Shipping Council will keep Ron Widdows as chairman of its board through September 2012 after he steps down as group president and CEO of Neptune Orient Lines at the end of this year.
Ocean carriers lose an average of 350 containers at sea annually, and the number rises to 675 containers if a vessel loses many containers in a single incident, the World Shipping Council reported Wed
Although container production is up in the wake of last year’s critical shortages, prices for the boxes have nearly doubled in the last two years and shippers will face an ongoing shortage of th
The World Shipping Council and regulators in Japan say their joint plan on vessel efficiency would set fees for operators of ships that do not meet new environmental and energy standards.
It’s a strange anomaly that in this environmentally conscious, time-is-critical age when most trade processing is handled by computer, vessel operators still file manifests for ships leaving U.S
The Federal Maritime Commission’s Dec.