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  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    There was a major rise in incorrectly declared dangerous goods last year, compared to 2014, according to German liner company Hapag-Lloyd. Namely, the company’s Watchdog program identified 4,314 incorrectly declared dangerous goods cases last year, an increase of 65 percent on the previous year’s figure of 2,620 cases. Hapag-Lloyd’s dangerous goods experts looked into more than 236,000 suspicious […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Container carriers Hapag-Lloyd and Maersk Line have agreed to cooperate on improving their protective measures against incorrectly declared and undeclared dangerous goods. In a meeting which held in Hamburg on Wednesday, Maersk Line showed their interest to implement a tracing system similar to Hapag-Lloyd’s watchdog program into their business processes. This watchdog together with the Hapag-Lloyd FIS […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Container carriers Hapag-Lloyd and Maersk Line have agreed to cooperate on improving their protective measures against incorrectly declared and undeclared dangerous goods. In a meeting which held in Hamburg on Wednesday, Maersk Line showed their interest to implement a tracing system similar to Hapag-Lloyd’s watchdog program into their business processes. This watchdog together with the Hapag-Lloyd FIS […]

  • 13 June 2016

    The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is to implement changes to regulations for container weight verifications in the shipping industry from 1 July 2016, requiring shippers to provide a verified gross mass (VGM) for containers.  AMSA said it has amended Marine Order 42 (cargo, stowage and securing) in order to implement the new international requirements. […]

  • 23 July 2014

      Additional legislation will not have any significant effect on container safety in transport overseas, the European Shippers’ Council (ESC) said with respect to the issue of the proposed weighing of containers.   The proposition comes as ever growing number of shipping accidents are caused by overweight containers, incorrect declarations of the loaded container weights, […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Aponte: There should be more accuracy and transparency in declaration of cargo.

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Careless errors by ship agents are resulting in costly claims, according to indemnity insurer ITIC. In the latest issue of its Claims Review, ITIC cites the case of a ship agent which incorrectly calculated two pro-forma invoices in respect of port dues, using the cheaper rate for a cargo of malt, rather than the rate […]

  • 22 March 2019

    It is estimated that a major containership fire at sea occurs on average every 60 days.

  • 13 December 2011

      The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) has joined with the World Shipping Council (WSC), the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), and BIMCO in the effort to encourage the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to amend the Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS) to require, as a condition for stowing a loaded container […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has commented on the suggestion of a carbon charge for shipping made by the International Transport Forum, a think-tank affiliated to the OECD, saying that it questions why international shipping should accept a carbon price of USD 25 per tonne of CO2, as proposed by the ITF. This would be […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has flagged-up an unusual attempted fraud involving a container’s weight and size. The incident concerned a container of aluminium scrap in which the information outside the box was tampered with to show false weight and size. An IMB member highlighted the case after being notified of a significant weight shortage […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has commented on the suggestion of a carbon charge for shipping made by the International Transport Forum, a think-tank affiliated to the OECD, saying that it questions why international shipping should accept a carbon price of USD 25 per tonne of CO2, as proposed by the ITF. This would be […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York District Court: MSC not liable for the explosion and losses related to the MSC Flaminia fire from July 2012.

  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    There are numerous risks of technical nature not being considered when opting to construct the ever bigger containerships that are being overshadowed by the luring economies of scale, the Nordic Association of Marine Insurers (Cefor) warns. According to the association, apart from the commercial challenges in operating these vessels such as upgrade of port facilities […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Rules & Regulation

    Four industry organizations are calling for united front with regards to safety aspects of the way in which cargo is packed and transported in unit loads across the global supply chain.  During a session of the Intermodal Europe Conference in Amsterdam on November 28, Global Shippers Forum (GSF), ICHCA International, TT Club and the World Shipping […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Market outlooks, Outlook & strategy, Regulation & policy, Rules & Regulation

    The article delves into legal intricacies of declaring force majeure events on existing offshore construction contracts in case of delays caused by the coronavirus pandemic as well as key points to consider when entering new contracts.

  • 25 May 2017

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection recently withdrew its proposed changes to the Jones Act that would have deemed foreign flagged vessels banned from operation in the U.S. waters. The Jones Act, passed in 1920, prevents foreign-flagged ships from shipping merchandise between points in the United States. The U.S. Customs and Border protection had in mid-January […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Shipbuilders’ Council of America (SCA) has described claims that tragedies such as the recent sinking of the 40-year-old Jones Act container ship El Faro could have been avoided if U.S. operators were allowed to rejuvenate their fleets with cheaper foreign ships as ”not only incorrect, but shameful.”  SCA says that ”critics have attempted to blame the loss of […]

  • 9 April 2019

    HRAS: 1st version of the inaugural ‘Geneva Declaration on Human Rights at Sea’ published.

  • 25 August 2016

    U.S. oil giant Chevron has hit back at London-based International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) which accused Chevron of using secretive corporate structures and aggressive tax evasion schemes to reduce its tax in the UK. In a statement sent to Offshore Energy Today, Chevron said this: “Chevron North Sea Ltd fully complies with all tax laws relating to […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    The European Commission has fined General Electric (GE) EUR 52 million for providing incorrect information during the investigation under the EU Merger Regulation of GE’s planned acquisition of LM Wind Power. On 11 January 2017, GE notified its proposed acquisition of the blade manufacturer. In this notification, GE stated that it did not have any […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Shipbuilders’ Council of America (SCA) has described claims that tragedies such as the recent sinking of the 40-year-old Jones Act container ship El Faro could have been avoided if U.S. operators were allowed to rejuvenate their fleets with cheaper foreign ships as ”not only incorrect, but shameful.”  SCA says that ”critics have attempted to blame the loss of […]