Hurricane Maria and Puerto Rico Update

As many of our clients have cargo to/from Puerto Rico utilizing our sister company, Caribbean Shipping Services (CSS), we wanted to give you an update on how our operations and … Continued

Karachi Trucker Strike Resolved

The heavy weight restriction in Karachi has been resolved and operations are expected to return to normal status within the next two weeks.  There is a backlog of congestion and … Continued

Karachi Trucker Situation Continues

The trucker strike situation in Pakistan continues to be a concern.  The Sindh High Court on Saturday held a hearing regarding the heavy traffic case in which they upheld their … Continued

Karachi Goods Carrier Strike

Carriers hauling laden containers within the port of Karachi are facing steeply increased costs over previous due to weight restrictions implemented by the Sindh High Court (SHC). Therefore have begun … Continued

Shanghai Congestion Continues

As promised we remain engaged and monitoring each shipment and are keeping a keen eye on the situation in Shanghai. Shanghai congestion continues and could take up to mid-May to … Continued

Shanghai Congestion Watch

GLOBAL is monitoring the situation in Shanghai and working with our partner carriers to mitigate the delays as much as possible. Fog, which is common at this time of year … Continued

OICT $ 30 charge permanent, PNW to follow?

The Oakland International Container Terminal (OICT), which handles 70 percent of the Port of Oakland’s container cargo have made a decision to make extended gate hours permanent. The initial three-month … Continued

GLOBAL is live on ACE

March 16th, 2016: We are excited to announce that GLOBAL is live on ACE for all available government agencies. This accomplishment would not have been possible without the hard work of … Continued

U.S. Coast Guard: SOLAS guidelines not mandatory

March 2nd, 2016 The following article was posted by the Journal of Commerce: U.S. Coast Guard: SOLAS container weight guidelines not mandatory Greg Knowler, Senior Asia Editor LONG BEACH, California … Continued

New York, New Jersey Container Terminals Hit With Walkout, Employers Seeking Resolution

January 29th, 2016: Workers at the New York and New Jersey container terminal walked off the job at approximately 10:00 AM EST this morning. The walkout – organized by the … Continued