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.

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.

The World Shipping Council and International Chamber of Shipping are calling for international regulations to require all loaded containers to be weighed at the marine terminal before they are stowed

Breaking with other container lines in the World Shipping Council, the chairman and CEO of Mediterranean Shipping Co. in the U.S.

A bill that would eliminate antitrust immunity from ocean carriers is not a “sound proposal” and would cause more volatility in rates and make trading with the U.S.

The World Shipping Council elected Kenji Mizushima, CEO of NYK's Global Liner Management Division, to its board at its semi-annual meeting in September.

Maritime labor groups are asking Congress to go slow as it considers changes to the Ocean Shipping Reform Act that could affect carrier antitrust immunity.

The Environmental Protection Agency will issue a proposed rule to establish a “no-discharge” zone along the West Coast that bans sewage dumping from large vessels.

The World Shipping Council met with U.S.-based shipper and forwarder trade associations Thursday to explain the European Union’s new customs cargo security filing requirements, which are schedul

The World Shipping Council said it appointed Morten H. Engelstoft, chief operating officer of Maersk Line to its board to fulfill the unexpired term of retiring director, Knud Pontoppidan of A.P.

An ocean carrier representative, responding to a sharp broadside from a congressional leader, said legislators should be cautious about imposing new regulations on container ship lines because of prob

The World Shipping Council appointed John Butler as its general counsel.