The International Cargo Handling Coordination Association reminded shippers and forwarders that the container weighing rule will go into effect Friday, with no three-month grace period as some have mistakenly understood.
The shipment management software provider officially launched its verified gross mass submission tool, which allows shippers and freight forwarders to use a centralized point to provide the verified container weight data to their carriers.
A.P. Moller-Maersk Group’s oil unit lost a bid for the renewal of its 25-year involvement in the Al Shaheen offshore field when the current agreement expires in July 2017.
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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.
Meanwhile, the struggling South Korean ocean carrier said in a statement Sunday it expects to reach an agreement with ship owners regarding charter rate renegotiations “soon.”
The Green Bay, Wis.-based trucking and logistics firm announced the acquisitions of Watkins & Shepard and Lodeso, which both specialize in the delivery of difficult-to-handle goods such as furniture and carpet.