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  • Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Expiring December 31, 2020 December 8, 2020 The Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) is set to expire on December 31, 2020. If GSP is not renewed then all items that were previously entered under the GSP program at either a free or reduced rate of duty will become dutiable at the standard or Column 1 General rates of duty. The link to find the current Column 1 General Duty rate online is ...
  • ONE Apus Suffers Collapsed Containers December 8, 2020 MV ONE Apus suffered collapsed containers due to severe weather conditions. The owners and managers of the container vessel ONE Apus can confirm that the ship is proceeding to the port of Kobe, Japan with an ETA of December 8, to right unstable containers. The priority remains on getting the ship to a safe port to ensure the ongoing safety of the crew, the vessel ...
  • Carrier Surcharges to Address Port Congestion and Container Imbalances December 4, 2020 Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) will implement an “Emergency Intermodal Surcharge” of $350 per dry container at US West Coast ports beginning on January 1, 2021. OOCL is the latest carrier to impose an intermodal surcharge to address congestion and container imbalances. The surcharge applies to all truck deliveries from the ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach, Oakland, Seattle, and Tacoma. This surcharge will not ...




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