Trucking companies want the FMC to require better container storage data from the ocean carriers to speed cargo flow at the Port of New York and New Jersey.
Federal regulators are pressuring carriers at the Port of New York and New Jersey to compensate shippers and carriers for container storage.
A top regulator says more staff is needed to properly carry out new ocean carrier reforms signed into law by President Joe Biden.
New guidance from the Federal Maritime Commission on disputing ocean carrier charges is considered a “landmark moment” by U.S. exporters.
Container market experts advise carriers and shippers to act quickly now that new rules regulating ocean shipping are in effect.
President Biden plans to sign into law the Ocean Shipping Reform Act, the first ocean shipping regulations passed by Congress since 1998.
FMC rulemakings and reports included in the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 will begin taking shape soon after the bill is enacted. Here’s a breakdown.
“We are pleased with this settlement as it creates a common understanding in close cooperation and coordination with the authority on the future handling of demurrage and detention charges in the U.S.,” Hapag-Lloyd said.