More than 100 neopanamax ships have already made reservations to transit the waterway's new larger locks following the historic inauguration and first voyage, according to the Panama Canal Administration.
The European Union competition watchdog said a trustee will monitor both companies to ensure there is no information sharing between the Ocean3 and G6 ocean carrier alliances, of which CMA CGM and Neptune Orient Lines subsidiary APL are currently members.
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.
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House lawmakers brushed aside calls at a hearing to slow implementation of the Verified Gross Mass rule, while other shippers said compliance should be straightforward.
The U.S. Secretary of Commerce said in an interview on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” program the Trans-Pacific Partnership and North American Free Trade Agreement, provide clear benefits to American workers.
The National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association Of America says its members want issues related to vessel coordination, chassis, drayage availability, dwell times, container turnaround times, demurrage and detention to be addressed.