International Transportation Regulations

02 Jan 2018
Business organizations, as well as individual shippers, had protested the truck weight limit, which forced transporters to move one container of goods in two trucks.
30 Nov 2017
“We want to release goods from the ports as fast as possible.”
22 Nov 2017
These are the best of times for the global airline industry but look like the worst of times for UK carriers and airports as they sweat over Brexit.
20 Nov 2017
The violations were centered on the ports of Shanghai, Tianjin, Qingdao, and Ningbo-Zhoushan.
28 Oct 2017
Transporters of outsized cargoes now must obtain permits to cross borders and even to move from region to region within countries.
26 Oct 2017
European airlines are bystanders in the long simmering “open skies” dispute between US and Gulf airlines that looks like it is about to shoot up to the top of President Trump’s “America First” agenda.
23 Oct 2017
The official said four companies have met pre-selection conditions under the new tender.
12 Oct 2017
The low-sulfur fuel rule taking effect in 2020 is likely to usher in “a paradigm change” akin to the introduction of mega-ships.
11 Oct 2017
ExxonMobil said that it expects new fuel formulations will appear in order to meet demand for bunkers with a sulfur content of 0.5 percent.
20 Sep 2017
Transporters of outsized cargoes now must obtain permits to cross borders and even to move from region to region within countries.
15 Sep 2017
Global marine terminal operators that have led port privatization in India could unshackle themselves from a long-running and complicated pricing regime.
16 Aug 2017
A new bilateral agreement could open China’s huge market to US rice as early as next year.
09 Aug 2017
It took the Competition Commission of Hong Kong almost two years to grant liners a block exemption from anti-trust laws, but the exemption order has been greeted with grumbling by shippers and carriers.
08 Aug 2017
It took the Hong Kong regulator almost two years to grant liner shipping a five-year block exemption from complying with the Competition Ordinance, but it starts today.
01 Aug 2017
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) has combined with other ease-of-doing-business measures to speed the movement of truckers.
25 Jul 2017
The Moscow Arbitration Court found the FAS’ evidence in the case against NCSP unconvincing.
14 Jul 2017
The EU court was expected to impose a penalty of around 24 million euros.
13 Jul 2017
China’s cold chain is growing at a phenomenal rate.
06 Jul 2017
India’s controversial decision to tax imports is increasing the financial pressure on transport services providers.
05 Jul 2017
Mexico is preparing its first hours of service rules specifically for truck drivers, while Canada readies an electronic logging regulation of its own.
23 Jun 2017
It has been a year since the International Maritime Organization rolled out new rules for container weight verification across the globe.
22 Jun 2017
The decision comes just days before the new joint venture Ocean Network Express was expected to be formed.
20 Jun 2017
Canadian shippers and the head of Canada’s largest port have argued monetizing the country’s 18 port authorities could increase port user fees, limit public oversight, and threaten investment in waterside infrastructure.
16 Jun 2017
Shippers fear that the overturning of a guilty verdict for the Primorsk seaport for price fixing could set a bad precedent.
13 Jun 2017
A year after the implementation of the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) requirement, the once hot-button fears about the regulation have disappeared, but doubts on the accuracy of declarations linger.
07 Jun 2017
The guilty ruling allows shippers impacted by the practices to seek financial compensation from the stevedores via Russian courts.
07 Jun 2017
China announced new security and inspection measures for vessels calling at the southeastern port of Xiamen.
05 Jun 2017
The move has already resulted in an uptick of cargo booked on the spot market.
09 May 2017
The move will impact port and supply chain investments under the Belt and Road program.
08 May 2017
A new paper says beneficial cargo owners are largely to blame for the poor service levels of today’s liner shipping industry.
25 Apr 2017
The new law is modeled on the International Maritime Organization’s Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) amendment, which took effect on July 1, 2016.
10 Apr 2017
The acquisition, said to be worth around $4 billion, will cement Maersk’s position as the world’s largest container line.
07 Apr 2017
Whoever wins the bidding would gain access to a Brazilian flag, which would allow them to operate along the Brazilian and Mercosur coastline.
04 Apr 2017
Customs clearance at Russian ports is set to take longer.
04 Apr 2017
Eimskip in the last two years has acquired two freight forwarders focused on reefer cargo.