Friday, May 6, 2022

FMC Tightens Grip on Carriers as Wan Hai Settles Claim

By Nick Savvides (The Loadstar) – Regulators in the US are slowly tightening their grip on the ocean shipping and inland supply chain market amid

May 6, 2022
Total Views: 3153

Monday, April 25, 2022
Hapag-Lloyd Container-ship BOSTON EXPRESS

Hapag-Lloyd Fined in U.S. for Erroneous D&D Charges 

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – German carrier Hapag-Lloyd has been ordered to pay $822,220 in civil penalties for 14 violations – $58,730 for

April 25, 2022
Total Views: 5172

Friday, April 22, 2022

FMC Ramping Up Its Review of Ocean Carriers’ Export Services

U.S. Federal Maritime Commission staffers are working “expeditiously” on an initiative to examine how ocean carriers are serving U.S. export

April 22, 2022
Total Views: 579

Monday, March 21, 2022

Ocean Carriers’ U.S. Export Services Face Greater Scrutiny Under New FMC Directive

The top international cean carriers serving the U.S. market have been requested to begin sharing information with the Federal Maritime Commission about export

March 21, 2022
Total Views: 1782

Wednesday, March 16, 2022
maersk ship

Maersk Subpoenaed in U.S. Department of Justice Probe of Ocean Carriers

Danish shipping giant Maersk has confirmed that it has been subpoenaed by the U.S. Department of Justice related to ongoing investigations into ocean carriers

March 16, 2022
Total Views: 2984

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

White House Unveils Freight Data Platform Hoping to Bring Visibility to Supply Chain

The Biden Administration and Department of Transportation announce Tuesday the launch of a new data sharing initiative aimed at helping speed up delivery times

March 15, 2022
Total Views: 2291

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Biden Takes on Container Shipping Despite No Evidence of Wrongdoing

By Laura Curtis (Bloomberg) — President Joe Biden is taking on the concentrated market power of ocean shipping companies, although officials at the

March 1, 2022
Total Views: 5784

Monday, February 28, 2022

Biden Administration Ramping Up Competition Enforcement in Ocean Shipping

Biden Administration is stepping up it’s scrutiny of container shipping alliances and enforcement of competition laws. The U.S. Justice Department and the

February 28, 2022
Total Views: 1570

Monday, January 31, 2022

FMC Update: Demurrage, Detention and Data

The supply chain is no stranger to “data initiatives”, some featuring Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), machine learning, and even some artificial

January 31, 2022
Total Views: 652

Wednesday, January 5, 2022
cargo ships loading at port of oakland

FMC Stepping Up Its Scrutiny of Liner Shipping

U.S. Federal Maritime Commission issues Orders of Investigation into ONE and Wan Hai Lines By Barry Parker In the wake of 2021’s tumultuous supply chain

January 5, 2022
Total Views: 1868

Wednesday, December 15, 2021
port of long beach truck gates

Faster Horses: FMC’s Maritime Data Initiative Looks to Speed Cargo Flow

As the Holiday season moves towards crunch time, the “supply chain”, with its empty shelves and delayed delivery times, is rivalling the Omicron variant

December 15, 2021
Total Views: 759

Thursday, December 9, 2021
port of los angeles

U.S. House Passes ‘Ocean Shipping Reform Act’ to Overhaul Federal Regulations for International Ocean Shipping

The bipartisan “Ocean Shipping Reform Act” (H.R.4996) passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday by a bipartisan 364-60 vote. The legislation

December 9, 2021
Total Views: 1628

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Trade Group Tells FMC to Start Enforcement Action Against Carriers

WASHINGTON, Oct 27 (Reuters) – A U.S. trade group representing companies selling luggage, backpacks and other travel products has written President Joe

October 27, 2021
Total Views: 2759

Monday, February 1, 2021
Containership docking Port of Long Beach

FMC Urges Biden Administration to Expedite Vaccinations for Nation’s Dockworkers

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – Federal Maritime Commissioners Carl Bentzel and Daniel Maffei have written to US president Joe Biden urging his new

February 1, 2021
Total Views: 999

Friday, November 27, 2020
port of los angeles

U.S. Federal Maritime Commission Cracks Down on Ocean Carrier Alliances

By Alex Lennane (The Loadstar) – The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has tightened the screws on the three major ocean carrier alliances,

November 27, 2020
Total Views: 2456