Archive: July 2018

July 27, 2018

India Truckers End Strike

Indian truckers ended their eight-day strike after the government agreed to consider most of the demands set forth by the transporters. Called by the All India Motor Transport Congress, the strike affected about 9 million goods carriers and was about…


July 23, 2018

Lawmakers Press CBP to Issue Updated Drawback Regulations

Members of Congress are calling on the Trump administration to issue regulations implementing the duty drawback provisions of the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act (TFTEA) “without further delay.” TFTEA made numerous changes to simplify the drawback law, including standardizing…


July 11, 2018

Hong Kong and Japan Experiencing Operational Delays

Customers with cargo movement in Asia, particularly Hong Kong and Japan, should be aware that we are currently seeing delays due to several factors: 1) Nippon Cargo Airlines’ suspended flight operations since June 17, which are just now slowly starting…


July 10, 2018

Will LNG Serve as Substitute for High Sulfur Fuels?

With new global emissions standards looming, the marine shipping industry is increasingly looking at liquefied natural gas as alternative to high-sulfur bunker fuel, shipping and energy executives said at a recent global gas summit.