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  • FMC Intervention on Detention and Demurrage Charges November 30, 2020 The current transportation crisis that we are experiencing is unprecedented. Small, medium and large sized importers and exporters are all affected by the current shipping climate. Solutions are hard to find, but we continue to look for resolutions for each of your individual needs. Currently, we are asking for relief from growing demurrage and detention charges on the East and West Coast ports. The governments of ...
  • Container Shortages Continue Even for Premium Services November 30, 2020 Container shortages at Asian ports are so severe that carriers with premium trans-Pacific services are unable to guarantee customers’ equipment will be available. The Chinese ports of Xiamen, Ningbo, and Shanghai are experiencing such extreme shortages that vessels are leaving Asia without full loads because there is not enough equipment to be found. Several carriers, including APL/CMA CGM, Matson Navigation Co., Maersk Line, and Zim Integrated Shipping ...
  • Emergency Intermodal Surcharge and Port Congestion November 18, 2020 CMA has issued an “Emergency Intermodal Surcharge” effective November 30, 2020. The $350 surcharge per container will be applied to all sizes, excluding reefer container, on ALL U.S. shipments which meet the following criteria: Carrier haulage moves (Import/Export) moving via the ports of Los Angeles/ Long Beach, performed by Carrier’s trucker This charge will not apply to Carrier haulage moves where there is a Client ...




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