Container Weight Verification Requirements as of 2016

      Container Weight Verification Requirements to take effect in 2016   Container Weight Verification Requirements to take effect in 2016   Major changes regarding verification and reporting of loaded container weight are being implemented - and these changes will affect all shippers, freight forwarders and NVOCC's. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has amended [...]

By |2015-07-30T14:15:05+01:00July 30th, 2015|News and information, Shipping laws|0 Comments

CMA- CGM GRI Asia to USA Sept. 1st, 2015

      Quote       CUSTOMER ADVISORY #85-072815     RATE RESTORATION INITIATIVE (RRI-04)   ASIA Points of Origin to US Points of Destination Effective September 1, 2015     Dear Valued Customer,     Effective September 1, 2015, unless otherwise specified, a RATE RESTORATION INITIATIVE (RRI-04) will apply to all cargo tariff or [...]

By |2015-07-29T14:50:31+01:00July 29th, 2015|GRI, Rates|0 Comments

2M extend scope

    Quote     The 2M group recieved the US Federal Beureaue for Maritime, to expand their services within the USA - Med. Trade Lines. Analists predict that after the final Ok is given, the members of this group - Maersk Line and MSC will employ additional vessels serving USA and Russia, Saudi Arabia [...]

By |2015-07-29T14:41:29+01:00July 29th, 2015|News and information, Schedules|0 Comments

OOCL North America Operational Update

      Quote     North America Operations Update Week of July 27, 2015   Dear valued OOCL Customer,   Port of Oakland   To handle the current bottle-neck and anticipated increase in volume, the Port has announced plans to take on an additional 400 port workers through September.   The Port of [...]

Maersk GRI Far East to Australia August 1st

      Quote       Far East Asia to Australia General Rate Increase (GRI) Effective date: 1 August 2015 Scope: Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Myanmar (Burma) to Australia General Rate Increase: USD 200/400/400 per 20’/40’/40’ high cube dry     Unquote

By |2015-07-28T17:42:42+01:00July 28th, 2015|GRI, Rates|0 Comments

OOCL The SOLAS Container Weight Verification Requirements

      Quote     The SOLAS Container Weight Verification Requirements     July 24, 2015   OOCL would like to notify our customers that The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has amended the Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS), requiring the shipper to verify and provide the container’s gross verified weight to the [...]

By |2015-07-27T14:29:08+01:00July 27th, 2015|Alerts, News and information, Shipping laws|0 Comments

Trial opening of new Suez Canal

    Yesterday (Saturday) was an historical day in Egypt when 3 vessels crossed, what was announced the trial opening of the New Suez Canal. The vessels that crossed the Canal are:"APL Southampton",  under Singapore flag; "Maersk Sheerness", under Luxemburg flag and the "Maysaan", under Bahrain flag. This un-official opening happened before the official opening [...]

By |2015-07-27T14:12:01+01:00July 27th, 2015|News and information|0 Comments

Israeli Cargo Airline new service Tel Aviv- Vienna

    Israeli Cargo Airlines (CAL), which an Israeli Freighter service will inaugurate as of August 2nd a new service for import and export between TLV - VIE – TLV   This service will include 5 weekly flights (S<M<T<W<T) and is meant to serve efficiently the markets in Eastern Europe in general and mainly the area [...]

By |2015-07-27T14:10:39+01:00July 27th, 2015|Airfreight, Service|0 Comments
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