US Coast Guard urged to clarify SOLAS position after apparent flip-flop

US Coast Guard urged to clarify SOLAS position after apparent flip-flop

The largest global container line group is asking the head of the U.S. Coast Guard to clarify its position on the SOLAS container weight mandate after a rear admiral said the rule was a commercial, not a regulatory, matter, an interpretation the World Shipping Council says flies in the face of the rule set to take effect in just 120 days.

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