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FMC to move forward with two of the proposed demurrage-and-detention related initiatives

Thu. 16 Sep 2021
The FMC set up Fact Finding 29 in March 2020 in response to many complaints raised with the FMC to investigate challenges to the freight delivery system in the USA and possible violations of the Shipping Act.

Gatwick Airport Northern Runway - Have your say

Tue. 14 Sep 2021
Gatwick Airport has commenced its consultation on proposals to bring their existing Northern Runway into routine use. The consultation runs until 23:59 on 1st December.

EU, US and Chinese regulators meet to discuss liner issues

Tue. 14 Sep 2021
Maritime regulators from the European Union, the US and China have met virtually this week for the fifth biennial meeting of the Global Regulatory Summit to discuss competition issues related to liner shipping.

HGV Driver testing changes

Mon. 13 Sep 2021
On 10 September the Government announced a series of measures aimed at increasing the capacity of the number of HGV drivers that can be tested.

Port Health Update - 10/09/2021

Mon. 13 Sep 2021
Plastic Declarations: New System for Pre-Notifications

CMA CGM caps ocean freight spot prices

Fri. 10 Sep 2021
Global container line stops all spot rate increases until February, ‘prioritising its long-term relationship with customers in the face of an unprecedented situation in the shipping industry’

ICS proposes carbon emission levy

Thu. 9 Sep 2021
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which represents the world’s national shipowner associations and more than 80 percent of the merchant fleet, presented to the United Nations (UN) calling for an internationally accepted market-based measure to accelerate the uptake and deployment of zero-carbon fuels.

Traffic Commissioners Review

Fri. 3 Sep 2021
BIFA has been advised that a review of the Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain was launched on 11th August.

Implementing Competency-Based Training and Assessment (CBTA) for Dangerous Goods

Fri. 3 Sep 2021
IATA Webinar: Tue, Sep 21, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM BST

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