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Informed Compliance Letters from U.S. Customs

October 4, 2016

The Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 has tasked CBP with making several organizational and structural changes in order to streamline and best fulfill responsibilities in the area... View Full Post

Upcoming Changes to Regulations

September 21, 2016

September 2016 - This year has brought about important changes to the industry, with ACE regulations, SOLAS requirements, and the most recent anti-mosquito treatment policy for shipments from the US t... View Full Post

Brazil will wait to join airline emissions deal, official says

September 21, 2016

September 15, 2016 - Brazil is unlikely to join the initial phases of a proposed United Nations accord being brokered this month to limit emissions from international air travel, a senior government o... View Full Post

US Exports to China and Zika

August 24, 2016

August 24, 2016 - With recent announcements regarding China's prevention of the spread of the zika virus, there have been many questions raised regarding anti-mosquito and fumigation treatments requir... View Full Post

Implementation of the SOLAS VGM requirements

June 1, 2016

On May 20, 2016, the IMO Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) adopted a Circular on the implementation of the SOLAS VGM requirements. The Circular urges Administrations and port state control authorities t... View Full Post