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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Consolidation in the ocean shipping industry is causing drastic changes to the current carrier vessel sharing agreements, but how will it all play out? American Shipper CEO Hayes Howard discusses some of the possible alliance scenarios.
However, the International Maritime Organization's Maritime Safety Committee said there should be no delay in the implementation of the verified gross mass rule.
The Port of Jacksonville's terminals are willing to use on-site scales to provide carriers with a certified container weight to meet a new maritime safety rule.