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Critical decade in battle against climate change

According to the United Nations (UN), the agreement reached by 196 nations at COP21 on 12 December 2015, which entered into force nearly a...

Container lines are manoeuvring ahead of EU ETS decision claims NGO

An environmental NGO said that container lines calling for urgent action on market-based measures (MBM) from world leaders and the International Maritime Organization (IMO)...

Box losses don’t stack up. Part Two

In Part One of the container losses story the emphasis was on the commercial pressures on the shipping lines and how those pressures were...

FMC eases contract guidelines for carriers

Container lines will be better placed to ship more last-minute cargoes to and from the US after the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) acquiesced to...

Box losses don’t stack up. Part One

Container stack collapses have seen a spike in recent months with vessels losing a combined total of around 5,762 containers from five major incidents...

WSC bolsters its Singapore and US offices

Two new executives in Singapore and an addition to the US office of the World Shipping Council (WSC) will allow the shipping line representatives...

US drayage costs more than double as ocean rates spiral ever upwards

Rising costs in the US market have continued apace as the latest news reports suggest the cost of trucking has more than doubled, from...

FMC probe finds evidence of common carrier rule infringements

The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) investigation into the carrier’s alleged refusal to carry US export cargo has found some evidence that lines are not...

WSC elects new chairmen

The board of the shipping company association World Shipping Council (WSC) has elected Rolf Habben Jansen, CEO of Hapag-Lloyd and Jeremy Nixon, CEO of...

Research fund proposal receives mixed response from IMO delegates

A generally positive response to the broad idea of establishing an industry research & development body was tempered by legal concerns, including financial considerations...
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