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Oct 17, 2022
FMC proposes new demurrage and detention billing practices

The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) proposed a new rule for demurrage and detention billing practices of vessel-operating common carriers (VOCCs),…

Sep 19, 2022
The US and Asian IPEF partner countries announce negotiation objectives

The US and the 13 Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF) partner countries have reached a consensus on ministerial statements…

Sep 12, 2022
FMC emergency order for carrier data sharing might be too limited for long-term impact

The FMC emergency order that requires carriers to share information “won’t be enough” to ease supply chain congestion in the…

Sep 9, 2022
The U.S. and Taiwan engage in new trade and economic development talks

The USTR announced a negotiating mandate for the U.S. – Taiwan Initiative on 21st-Century Trade. The first round of negotiations…

Sep 9, 2022
U.S. to host Indo-Pacific Economic Framework meeting

The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF) ministerial meeting will be held in Los Angeles, California on September 8-9, 2022.…

Aug 22, 2022
FMC considers emergency order for congestion information sharing

FMC is seeking public comment on whether it is necessary to order carriers and MTOs to share cargo availability data…

Aug 18, 2022
US CBP Announces Green Strategy

US CBP has issued a green trade strategy that focuses on four goals: Incentivize Green Trade, Strengthen Environmental Enforcement Posture,…

Jul 11, 2022
Carriers, shippers, and LSP’s pivot towards OSRA implementation

Companies involved with ocean shipping must move quickly to comply with components of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022…