Forwarders want better container weight direction from lines

Greg Knowler, Senior Asia Editor Feb 23, 2016 9:07AM EST World forwarding body FIATA added its weighty voice to the growing discussion over container weight verification, calling for container lines to better communicate how they expect to receive the verified gross mass data. An amendment to the International Maritime Organization’s controversial container weight mandate under
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SOLAS container weight rule able to be delayed

By Mark Szakonyi, Executive Editor, JOC.com Feb 11, 2016 5:27PM EST The United States and any other country that is party to SOLAS can delay implementation of the International Maritime Organization’s controversial container weight rule by up to a year, a fact bound to increase pressure on the U.S. Coast Guard to extend the deadline
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