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

Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Amendment Going Into Effect

January 25th, 2016: We at GLOBAL would like to advise that an amendment in the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 94), adopted in November 2014, will impact the industry … Continued

GLOBAL Moving Forward With ACE Certification

January 8th, 2016: We are pleased to announce that we are on target to meet our ACE certification goals. GLOBAL has been approved for production for customs; we are currently testing … Continued

Panama Canal expansion now 96% complete

Please see the following article from the Journal of Commerce on Dec. 29th, 2015: The much-anticipated Panama Canal expansion project is now 96 percent complete, but will not be open to commercial … Continued

ACE Update from Customs Border Protection

ACE Customs Monthly Trade Update August & September 2015 V 21 To Our Valued Clients,   We value your business and continued support. We are continuing to stay of ACE … Continued

Pakistan Freight Forwarders (PIFFA) vote to strike Sep 1, 2015

We have been informed by the freight forwarders association of Pakistan (PIFFA) that effective 01 Sep 2015, all operations and bookings via AIR and SEA will be on halt in … Continued

Tianjin terminals shut down

8.13.15:  Please see the following article posted on Journal Of Commerce today: Deadly Tianjin blast shuts down two container terminals Greg Knowler, Senior Asia Editor | Aug 13, 2015 8:42AM EDT HONG … Continued

PierPASS Hike Fee Citing Higher ILWU Costs

The following article was just posted to the JOC: The traffic mitigation fee charged on container movements at the port of Los Angeles and Long Beach will increase to $ … Continued

Pressure builds on FMC to take action

June 11, 2015 The following article was posted by the Journal Of Commerce: Pressure builds on FMC to act on demurrage, detention complaints Joseph Bonney, Senior Editor | Jun 11, … Continued