Q: You've written before that a carrier doesn't have a lien on a shipment for freight charges the shipper may owe the carrier on previous shipments. That is, it's not legal for the carrier to hold off delivering the current shipment until the shipper makes good on the unpaid bills... [...]
The European waterfront faces fresh challenges that could result in significant changes in the years ahead.
The port of Rotterdam has consolidated its position as the continent's leading container port after several years of sluggish growth that saw its close rivals, particularly second-ranked Antwerp, steadily narrow the gap.
Rotterdam's container [...]
When it comes to a potential capacity crunch resulting from the implementation of the ELD mandate in December, shippers are certainly justified in turning a jaundiced eye. After all, there have been a number of “false alarms.” Y2K, the Safety of Life at Sea container weight mandate, and the recent... [...]