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Government Aid for Japan’s Top Three Ocean Liners
February 10, 2017

The Japanese Government is expanding tax incentives for the country's shipping industry to strengthen its financial health to help the Japanese shipping lines through the turbulence.

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New Development In Hanjin Bankruptcy
September 6, 2016

Hanjin receives some protection under approval of Chapter 15 filing.

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Transport Canada Publishes SOLAS Requirements
May 24, 2016

Transport Canada has announced the release of its Ship Safety Bulletin RDIMS No.: 11733860. To help shippers comply with these new requirements, Transport Canada, Marine Safety and Security (TCMSS), in consultation with Measurement Canada, various stakeholder’s groups and associations, has developed and published the final version of the Canadian Procedure for Obtaining the Verified Gross Mass of Packed Containers as Required by Solas VI/2 (TP 15330E).   As a reminder

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Uncertainty Follows Coast Guard Comments on SOLAS Container Weight Regulation
April 3, 2016

Some confusion and uncertainty has arisen in the international ocean shipping and logistics industry following several public statements and FAQs released by the U.S. Coast Guard in the past few days regarding the impending implementation of the IMO’s SOLAS Convention container weight regulation.

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