Filed in Container
Friday, April 29, 2016
Shippers and other ocean cargo carrier stakeholders should be cheering the announcement made today by The U.S. Coast Guard, as it formally notified the International Maritime Organization through a Declaration of Equivalency that the United States position on SOLAS is that there are multiple methods to submit the combined cargo and container weight (Verified Gross Mass or VGM).
OCEMA says it has placed a priority on working with other stakeholders to find operational solutions that will help U.S. exporters, carriers, and marine terminals prepare for the implementation of the SOLAS Verified Gross Mass (VGM) rule.
Posted on 04/29 at 09:40 AM
Supply Chain •
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
In the wildly unstable ocean cargo carrier arena, it appears that the CKYHE Alliance is going to remain in place…for the time being.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Another mobile phone app has been developed to get truckers out of line at the Port of Oakland. The difference this time: it’s the brainchild of a harbor driver.
Clarksons Research is reminding logistics managers that container shipping is 60 years old this week.
Monday, April 25, 2016
Ocean carriers bucked a five-month downwards trend by improving container service reliability in March
Posted on 04/25 at 08:52 AM
Ocean Cargo •
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
CMA CGM, COSCO Container Lines, Evergreen Line and Orient Overseas Container Line have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a consortia
Monday, April 18, 2016
The U.S. Coast Guard may be prompted to provide more clarification on details contained in the pending Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) container weight rule soon, say maritime analysts.
Posted on 04/18 at 03:38 PM
Ocean Cargo •
Monday, April 11, 2016
The 2M Alliance - composed of Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co. - recently announced the launch of a new service, the "Lone Star Express,” between Asia and the United States Gulf and East Coasts which includes a weekly rotation at Port or Miami.
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Monday, April 04, 2016
The West Coast MTO Agreement (WCMTOA) announced today that all 13 member terminals are incapable of providing verified gross mass (VGM) weighing services that adhere to the SOLAS guidelines scheduled to go into effect on July 1.