Winter Storm Closes Northeast Ports
Last Updated: Mar 21 2018
The ports of Philadelphia and New York and New Jersey will be closed all day Wednesday due to a major storm that will result in more than a foot of snow...
Holiday Notice – Pakistan
Last Updated: Mar 19 2018
Offices in Pakistan will be closed on March 23, 2018 in observation of a National Holiday and will reopen on March 24, 2018.
Asia to US Rate Development
Last Updated: Mar 15 2018
Please find below updates to the following items: Peak Season Surcharge 03/15/18 (# 56-57), General Rate Increase Filed 03/15/18 (# 131-01), General Rate Increase Filed 04/15/18 (# 133)...
US Ports - Labor Contracts 2017
Last Updated: Mar 9 2018
The International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) announced today that master contract negotiations to agree on new contract terms for the Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports are resuming...
Europe to U.S. / Rate Development
Last Updated: Mar 2 2018
Carriers in the TAWB trade have advised a General Rate Increase (GRI) effective 04/01/18 for the Trans-Atlantic Westbound lanes that we have filed in our tariff today as follows (GRI 133)...
Certificate of Origin (Green Form) no longer required for Israel as of March 31, 2018
Last Updated: Jan 31 2018
The Governments of the United States of America and Israel have agreed on updating the bilateral Free Trade Agreement and mutually decided to eliminate the requirement for a Certificate of Origin (the green form) under the Agreement on the Establishm...
Nashville Export Seminar - Save The Dates!
Last Updated: Jan 23 2018
The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is coming to Nashville, so register now! BIS is leading a three-day program that will cover Complying with U.S. Export Controls and How to Build an Export Compliance Program. The dates are March 20-22...
Ocean Freight Market Faces Record Deliveries Of Ultra-Large Containerships
Last Updated: Jan 15 2018
Although some carriers deferred deliveries of ultra-large containerships (ULCs) this year, 2018 will see a record number of these vessels being added to the worldwide container fleet...
Changes to US Merchandise Processing Fees
Last Updated: Nov 10 2017
US Customs advises the following changes to the Merchandise Processing Fee structure effective 01/01/2018: Minimum Merchandise Processing Fee: $ 25.67, Maximum Merchandise Processing Fee: $ 497.99. The MPF rate will remain unchanged at 0.3464%...
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