The airline launched a new service from Madrid to Shanghai, and its winter 2016 schedule will offer 10 flights per week from London Heathrow to the Chinese city, an increase of three flights per week compared to its winter 2015 schedule.
Industry leader Maersk Line, along with MSC and 13 other container lines, might not be subject to further penalties stemming from a five-year European Commission probe, according to a report from Reuters news service.
The Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association said that a key benefit of the terminal weighing approach is that shippers will not be required to perform any additional actions in order to provide the verified gross mass of containers.
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The majority of sanctions applicable to U.S. companies remain in effect, and violators could be subject to fines and other penalties, according to Brent Helms, special counsel for the energy, environment and natural resources team at Jones Walker LLP.
Despite the European Union and United States agreeing to ease economic sanctions placed on Iran in 2009, multinational companies must still ensure rigorous compliance with "secondary" U.S.-Iranian sanctions.
The Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control, which consists of 27 countries, said it will step up inspections in 2018 to ensure that vessels are burning low-sulfur fuel close to shore.