SOLAS Container Weight Rule

SOLAS Container Weight Rule

On July 1, 2016 shippers will be required to submit specific container weight information prior to vessel loading. This new regulation impacts shippers in the 162 countries that are signatories to the SOLAS convention (Safety of Life at Sea).  The looming deadline has...

Explosions Rock Tianjin Port

Explosions Rock Tianjin Port –The first of a series of explosions rocked the China’s Tianjin port late Wednesday.  Early reports indicate that the explosions originated at a warehouse facility specialized in handling explosives and other hazardous material.  The...