Singapore

November 20, 2017


Thailand Announces New Customs Requirements

A new enforcement for shipping marks for cargo into Thailand went into effect on November 13. Fines can be up to THB 50,000 for noncompliance. Cargo simply needs to be labeled and marked correctly, according to established standards.

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September 19, 2017


ITA Announces Aerospace Trade Mission to Singapore

The International Trade Administration has announced an aerospace trade mission to Singapore February 5-9, 2018, according to trade law firm Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg. U.S. companies already doing business or seeking to do business in Singapore or elsewhere in the…

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September 19, 2017


Beware of Bauxite

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has issued new warnings about the dangers of shipping bauxite. Bauxite is a commonly-shipped source of aluminum. A newly-identified phenomenon of “dynamic separation” when there is excess moisture in the cargo could significantly affect a vessel's stability,…

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June 14, 2017


Singapore Unveils SmartPost Initiative

As part of improvements to postal operations, Singapore Post says it will instill near-field communication tags on more than 50,000 delivery and collection points around the island to obtain data on operational activities.

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May 18, 2017


Shipping Containers Find New Life

Innovative architects and designers around the world are finding new ways to repurpose old shipping containers, according to Popular Mechanics and the Wall Street Journal.

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