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April 4, 2019


FIATA Releases Best Practice Guide for Fighting Cyber Crimes

The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) has released a Best Practice Guide on Prevention of Cybercrime aimed at helping the industry thwart growing online threats to supply chains. FIATA’s Advisory Body on Legal Matters (ABLM) prepared the guide.

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April 4, 2019


Remaining Damaged Containers Unloaded from Yantian Express

Ocean carriers Hapag-Lloyd and Ocean Network Express (ONE) have advised shippers that they have finished unloading all damaged containers from the fire-stricken Yantian Express. Undamaged cargo remains on board the vessel, which is to undergo repairs, before sailing to an as…

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April 2, 2019


Ocean Carrier APL to Support Plastic Clean-Up

APL has become an official partner of The Ocean Cleanup, a non-governmental and non-profit organization working to rid oceans of plastic pollution. According to APL, it will provide free shipping to The Ocean Cleanup for both plastic extraction and for…

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March 28, 2019


IATA Outlines Air Cargo Priorities

At the World Cargo Symposium (WCS) held in Singapore this month, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) presented a paper outlining three main air cargo priorities for the coming years – modernization, global standards, and open trade borders.

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March 25, 2019


Maersk Proceeds with Plans for Carbon Neutrality by 2050

Ocean carrier Maersk is set to begin testing vessels fueled by biofuel as part of its objective of cutting emissions and becoming carbon-neutral by 2050. The Mette Maersk, one of the company’s biggest vessels, will make a 25,000-nautical-miles round trip…

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March 22, 2019


Vietnam Approves Cargo Expansion at SGN

The Vietnamese Ministry of Transport has approved the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) – which operates 21 of the country’s airports – to invest in the expansion plan for Tan Son Nhat Airport (SGN), designed by French airport operator Groupe ADP’s…

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March 20, 2019


Basics of the ISF Rule

With a recent increase in enforcement of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s importer security filing (ISF) rule, it’s a good time for importers to review the basic requirements of this rule and examine their compliance, according to Sandler, Travis &…

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