container industry

US: Issues with charges for holding onto cargo beyond free time

As Nooshin Namazi, Partner at Nicoletti Hornig & Sweeney, IUMI Professional Partner, informs, the US Federal Maritime Commission discovered that issues with charges for holding onto cargo beyond free time, traditionally referred to as demurrage or detention is prevalent among all actors in the international ocean supply chain, and not just shippers and consignees.

St. Lawrence Seaway tolls to increase by 1.0% in 2019

According to the St. Lawrence Management Corporation’s Business Plan, the St. Lawrence Seaway Schedule of Tolls was modified in 2019. The SLSMC announced a toll rate increase of 1.0% for the 2019 navigation season.  In addition, the New Business, Volume, Gateway and Service incentives will continue to remain in effect.

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