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January 16, 2019


Chinese Lunar New Year is Coming Up

The Chinese Lunar New Year holiday is around the corner, and all Chinese offices will have a long holiday from February 4-10. Our offices in China have advised that, due to China customs operations, customers should not plan to ship cargo…

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December 11, 2018


Will LNG Help Meet Sulfur Caps?

In anticipation of the enforcement of the International Maritime Organization’s global fuel sulfur cap, liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering services are considered a ‘clean’ option to meet the 2020 global 0.5% sulfur cap.

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November 17, 2018


Are Bugs the Biggest Issue in Container Shipping Right Now?

The Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) has warned that the biggest issue since VGM [container weighing] could be concerns that parasites and other invasive species are being spread globally on the outside of containers, contributing to the demise of local ecodiversity.

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November 13, 2018


IATA Makes E-AWB Standard Starting From 2019

The International Air Transport Association will make the electronic air waybill (E-AWB) the default contract of carriage for all air cargo shipments on enabled trade lanes effective January 1, 2019.

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October 18, 2018


China Customs Announces Measures to Expedite Cargo Clearance

The General Administration of Customs (GAC) in China has announced new measures to expedite cargo clearance and reduce administrative charges as part of efforts to facilitate foreign trade. Clearance documents subject to verification at ports will be reduced from 86…

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