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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Meanwhile, a global survey from the London-based Federation of National Associations of Ship Brokers and Agents finds many countries have failed to take action at national level to ensure the IMO container weight requirement can be met.
The OCEMA working group published recommendations for how and when shippers should submit SOLAS container weight verification data ahead of the July 1 implementation deadline.
The Port of Houston authority announced its new policy on container weights, as well as container throughput for the the first quarter and developments with ongoing infrastructure improvement projects.