Yearly Archives: 2014

Update on the West Coast ports

US west coast ports heading for total shutdown as union ups industrial action As predicted earlier this week, go-slows at US west coast ports have now spread to southern California, with up to 80% of container handling capacity on the

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Effective: November 15, 2014 / GRI is being announced by carriers

Please be advised that a GRI is being announced by carriers with the following tariff increase: EFFECTIVE: 15 NOVEMBER 2014   EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE INDICATED HEREIN, ALL CARGO MOVING FROM THE FAR EAST IS SUBJECT TO A GENERAL RATE INCREASE

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Congestion worsens at LA-LB port complex with no relief in sight

Congestion at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach grew worse over the weekend, with no relief in sight as late peak-season container volumes descend on the largest U.S. port complex. “The vessels keep arriving and the trucks keep

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Chassis shortage could lead to gridlock at LA-LB, terminals warn

Chassis shortage could lead to gridlock at LA

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Current Operating Conditions in North America

Please see attached article from carrier- MOL for the latest operating conditions in N.A. Customer Notification-Current Operating Conditions in North America -August 11 2014

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Updated ISF (Importer Security Filing) Enforcement Strategy

Please see the attached letter sent by US Customs & Border Protection regarding the inaccurate, incomplete or untimely filing of the ISF. This also includes the failure to update information. CBP will use the “three-strike” approach to ISF enforcement. More

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General Average- the real risk your cargo faces (click on below link for info)

General Average risk flyer

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General Rate Increase Effective: September 1, 2014

GENERAL RATE INCREASE GRI (FAR EAST/ US) EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE INDICATED HEREIN, ALL CARGO (INCLUDING SERVICE CONTRACT, EXEMPT COMMODITIES, ETC. GOVERNED BY THIS TARIFF) MOVING FROM THE FAR EAST IS SUBJECT TO A GENERAL RATE INCREASE AS INDICATED BELOW: CARGO

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General Rate Increase Effective: 01 August 2014

EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE INDICATED HEREIN, ALL CARGO (INCLUDING SERVICE CONTRACT, EXEMPT COMMODITIES, ETC. GOVERNED BY THIS TARIFF) MOVING FROM THE FAR EAST IS SUBJECT TO A GENERAL RATE INCREASE AS INDICATED BELOW: CARGO INTO U.S. WEST COAST PORTS AND INTERMODAL

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NETHERLANDS: CONGESTION AT CONTAINER TERMINALS IN THE PORT OF ROTTERDAM

Severe congestion in the Port of Rotterdam because of several factors. New terminal to open later this year should allieviate delays. Read full Skuld article here.

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