New IMO rule at odds with practical realities: breakbulk executives
Breakbulk industry executives warn new rules aimed at reducing vessel emissions could incentivize vessel operators to implement measures that increase emissions in other areas of the supply chain.
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MSC prepares for delivery of Hapag-Lloyd-sized orderbook
Carriers’ record container ship capacity on order is being led by MSC, which will grow its fleet – already the world’s largest – by almost 40 percent over the next two years.
Maersk shifts detention billing to consignees ahead of FMC regulation
The move by the carrier comes as the FMC is in the midst of a rulemaking process around detention and demurrage billing mandated by the passage of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 last June.
New NS Norfolk-Memphis service aims to grab East Coast cargo shift
Norfolk Southern and the Port of Virginia are not only targeting importers using trans-Atlantic services from Europe and Asia, but also exporters moving goods through Memphis, such as the cotton industry.
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