Hanjin Bankruptcy Causes Global Shipping Chaos

Korea’s Hanjin Shipping Co., the world’s seventh largest shipping line by capacity, filed for bankruptcy protection on Wednesday, August 31.  Hanjin had recently been struggling financially, with $5.5 billion in debt as of the end of June 2016. Hanjin will stop...

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China revises inspection rule intended at Zika

China has now decided that vessels originating from the United States do not require disinsection certification with the only exception of the state of Florida due to a recent update from the US Department of Agriculture’s foreign service. The Executive Director of...

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SOLAS Container Weight Verification Requirement – Update

June 15, 2016 To Our Valued Customers, Subject: The SOLAS Container Weight Verification Requirement. This is a reminder that the SOLAS CONTAINER WEIGHT VERIFICATON REQUIREMENT will become legal effective on July 1, 2016. We urge you to begin planning accordingly now....

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