SSA Marine's Oakland International Container Terminal will make appointments mandatory for the majority of containerized import pick-ups in order to shorten lines at terminal gates and speed up cargo delivery to customers.
The company plans to accept the weights that clients provide as certified, but if clients are not able to provide the certified weight, it will weigh the cargo on their behalf.
Struggling South Korean shipbuilder STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co. on Friday filed for receivership with the Seoul Central District Court amid mounting debt and continued losses.
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The Port of Savannah will weigh export containers at no cost to help shippers comply with new International Maritime Organization requirements for providing verified gross mass data to carriers.
Ocean carriers are coming around to the idea that being part of an alliance could save them money and help them offer shippers a greater variety of routes, something airlines have long known, according to Bloomberg Gadlfy columnist Chris Bryant.
Scales currently used to comply with federal and state laws are acceptable for complying with the new International Maritime Organization container weight regulations due to go into effect July 1, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.