The Baltic Exchange Ltd. entered into exclusive talks with the Singapore Exchange Ltd., following an "attractive" proposal from the Asian bourse.
The inland river port handled 180,328 tons of waterborne cargo in April, a 23 percent year-over-year increase, the port said.
Strong language is often needed to advocate for a position, but now that progress is being made on container weight verification, people should choose their words more carefully.
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Sluggish global trade and the recession in China resulted in a nearly non-existent peak shipping last year, and from the looks of things 2016 isn’t shaping up to be much better, according to the latest World Liner Supply Report from BlueWater Reporting.
The U.S. Coast Guard bulletin regarding compliance with the International Maritime Organization's verified gross mass requirement "seems to allow for more flexibility," says Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero.
Absence of balanced SOLAS enforcement will lead to competition distortion and significant interruption to supply chains, European logistics organizations warn.