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IMO: the 2020 Global Sulphur Limit

Starting from 1 January 2020, in order to reduce the amount of sulphur oxide emanating from ships,  IMO has set a limit for sulphur in fuel oil used on board ships of 0.50% mass by mass for ships operating outside designated Emission Control Areas. This new regulation will bring major health and environmental benefits [...]

2019-01-23T14:50:30+00:0023 January 2019|

Implement Congestion Surcharge of Tokyo-Japan with effect from 15 Jan 2019 till 14 Feb 2019

Please be advised that we were informed by our DHL office in Tokyo that in view of the serious port congestion due to shortage of trucker, Yang Ming Line has decided to introduce surcharge with effective from 15 January 2019 (On Board Date) till 14 February 2019. Indeed, Tokyo port has been congested and situation [...]

2018-12-19T11:10:47+00:0019 December 2018|

CMA CGM announces the revised Emergency Bunker Surcharge (EBS)

CMA CGM has decided to adjust the emergency bunker surcharge for dry and reefer cargo due to the significant increase in oil prices in order to maintain the quality of its services. The new amount will be applied to all long-haul cargo worldwide (excluding Taiwan) as of December 1st, 2018 (Loading date). The levels will [...]

2018-11-22T17:30:36+00:0022 November 2018|

High sulfur ‘carriage ban’ to start January 1, 2020

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has banned the carriage of high-sulfur fuels on Friday. Which means ships that are not equipped with scrubbers will be banned from burning any marine fuel with a sulfur content above 0.5 pct. The carriage ban is part of the sulfur regulations concerning ship fuel which will come into force on [...]

2018-11-23T16:19:07+00:002 November 2018|

Ocean Alliance Med-USEC service details announced by carriers

Carriers participating in the OCEAN/THE Alliance have released joint statements with Med-USEC service details and port rotation on September 26 with implementation planned in December 2018. Hapag-Lloyd, Yang Ming, One, COSCO, OOCL, CMA CGM, ZIM and APL are all participating in this VSA. The move will combine THE Alliance's AL6 service, running with five 5,500 [...]

2018-11-23T16:19:47+00:003 October 2018|

Time ripe for a review of the BAF calculations – Alphaliner

The container lines CMA CGM and MSC have followed Maersk’s lead to announce new BAF surcharges that will be applied from 1 January 2019. The carriers’ moves come in anticipation of the IMO’s tightened 0.5% sulphur cap for marine fuel. To be implemented from 1 January 2020, the new regulation is expected to result in [...]

2018-10-03T09:30:02+00:003 October 2018|

New Zealand’s New Customs Act comes into effect October 1st

New Zealand’s new Customs and Excise Act is expected be in force from 1 October 2018. The new Act introduces a number of changes to NZ customs law, which are considered the first major changes since 1996. The new Customs and Excise Act 2018 introduces 10 new services and initiatives: Valuation rulings: Customs can now make rulings on [...]

2018-09-25T12:46:27+00:0025 September 2018|

Argentina: National strike on September 25

Argentina's labor union -Confederación General de Trabajadores (CGT)- announced on Wednesday, August 29, that it is planning a nationwide general strike for September 25. All transport and port unions have confirmed their participation in a 24 hour strike on Tuesday 25th of September, 2018. Gori DHL Office in Mendoza will be open. However, no transport [...]

2018-09-20T08:39:37+00:0020 September 2018|