US Blacklists Six Venezuelan Tankers

December 4, 2019

Category: Shipping

The six vessels — Icaro, Luisa Caceres de Arismendi, Manuela Saenz, Paramaconi, Terepaima and Yare — have been identified as blocked property of Venezuela’s state-run oil firm Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PdVSA), according to a statement issued by the U.S. […]

737 MAX worries still on display at U.S., Canada aviation agencies

November 25, 2019

WORRIES ABOUT THE MAX AT AVIATION AGENCIES: Regulatory officials in the U.S. and Canada continue to be concerned about MCAS, the flight control system implicated in the two Boeing 737 crashes, according to emails obtained by the New York Times […]

European Commission to Extend Liner Consortia Block Exemption

November 21, 2019

The regulation, known as the Consortia Block Exemption Regulation (BER), is set to expire on April 25, 2020. According to the commission, the proposed initiative is scheduled to be finalized before the expiry date. The proposal will be subject to […]

Impact & Regulations

Amtrak defends its arbitration policy

December 5, 2019

Via: Politico

AMTRAK DEFENDS ARBITRATION POLICY: Amtrak offered its most substantive defense yet of its new, contentious arbitration policy for customers in a letter sent to lawmakers last week and shared with POLITICO on Wednesday. The railroad said it implemented the policy […]


CIB Provides USD 228 Mn for Port of Montreal’s New Container Terminal

December 5, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

The financing is said to demonstrate significant support for the expansion of the largest port in Eastern Canada, which needs to expand its activities to fully participate in national economic growth. “The Contrecoeur expansion will strengthen and diversify our trade […]


Georgia Ports Authority Gears to Surpass 4.6 M TEUs

December 4, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

This marks a 14 percent increase in trade levels over volumes moved through Savannah just three years ago, or an additional 550,000 TEUs. Over the same period, the authority has increased the annual capacity at the Port of Savannah from […]