OTM Belgian Shippers' Council

Belangenorganisatie logistiek - handel en industrie

O.T.M. staat voor Organisatie van Traffic Managers. Zij is de enige organisatie die de
belangen verdedigt van de Verladers, zijnde de bedrijven die voor het vervoer van hun
producten gebruik maken van eigen vervoer of van transportbedrijven.

ESC Brussels Update September 2013

Inside this ISSUE:

  • ESC secures special offer for its members
  • Asian Shippers Council quits GSF for diluting its vote
  • IMO proposal on Safety of containers at sea to hamper flows of goods in global supply chain without addressing the root causes
  • Asian and European Shippers call for rejection of the present IMO proposals
  • Inputs by shippers disregarded in mandatory weighing compromise to be reached in IMO
  • Mandatory Container Weighing: Coalition Opposes Draft IMO Rule
  • The IMO is discussing a draft amendment that will make mandatory a certified process for the verification of the weight of every loaded container.
  • Asian shippers reject forced box weigh-ins, costs/benefits don’t add up
  • Maritime Transport Council
  • EMS Cross-Border: let subsidiarity and innovation prevail!
  • Rates off 10pc on A-E
  • Major carriers announce rate increases for September and October
  • Asia, Europe shippers reject IMO plans on container weighing
  • ITF urges action over container weights
  • UIRR promotes ILU Code and requests ESC support
  • Container Weight Proposal Ineffective
  • Intermodal Europe, shippers’ corner
  • Shippers’ pannel during Intermodal Europe 2013
  • Finnish industry wants tax breaks to compensate sulphur directive
  • P3 Alliances Promises Work for “the Common Good”
  • A burning issue: boxship fires and overweight containers
  • GRI on Asia/Europe trade unsuccessful
  • BIMCO calls on IMO to approve mandate container weight verification
  • Shipping industry urges Imo to act on container weight verification
  • Why size matters
  • MSC’s move to all in rates an ominous sign for carriers?
  • All-water routes fail to bring high volumes to US east coast as forecast
  • Hapag-Lloyd to levy ‘Elsewhere Handling’ US$100 fee in South Africa
  • World fleet of idle vessels sinks to lowest level since October 2011
  • No-shows still a problem for box lines
  • Asia-Europe rate slides to US$1,334/TEU – Transpac slips to $1,942/FEU
  • P3 cost-focused like other alliances, difference is scale
  • Commoditizing the transport of freight
  • Shippers up in arms as air cargo carriers shift the goalposts on fuel surcharges
  • Avoid New York-New Jersey for delays, Hapag-Lloyd advises shippers
  • CSCL, Zim enhance Asia-Europe service with new calls, adds bigger ships
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