The collision in northern Texas left one injured and three missing Tuesday morning.
The Oakland, Calif. City Council passed an ordinance to ban the storage and handling of coal and coke at bulk terminals in the city, representing the latest blow to Terminal Logistics Solutions’ plan for a dry bulk terminal to handle coal and other goods.
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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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 agriculture shipper advocate praised container weighing methods recently outlined by the Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association and G6 Alliance carriers, saying terminals nationwide should adopt similar methods.
INTTRA has secured commitments from five of the top seven global forwarders for its eVGM product, which allows container weight verification data to be transmitted electronically to carriers.