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.
The Port of Oakland commissioners have unanimously awarded Executive Director Chris Lytle a new three-year contract, keeping him on board through July 2019.
Gov. Nathan Deal said the wider set of canal locks that opened Sunday will enable the Port of Savannah to reinforce its market share for all-water trade from Asia.
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The 19 ocean carrier members of the Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association are collaborating with six major East and Gulf coast ports to establish a common streamlined “Terminal Weighing Approach."
The 19 ocean carrier members of the Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association are collaborating with six U.S. ports to establish a harmonized container weighing process.
Maritime consultancy Drewry found that approximately 80 percent of shippers won’t shift any volume from ocean to air to avoid disruptions caused by the verified gross mass rule scheduled to go into effect July 1.