FMC Detention and Demurrage Decisions

FMC Detention and Demurrage Decisions

On Friday, April 22, 2022, the FMC made its first ruling against a carrier for a case brought in November of 2021 by Golden State Logistics, who was charged $10,135 in detention fees by Hapag Lloyd when they returned eleven empty containers after the free time...
Cargo Insurance: An Evergreen Need

Cargo Insurance: An Evergreen Need

International cargo is more often than not considered multimodal cargo, or freight requiring multiple modes of transportation between origin and destination. Air, sea, truck or rail,  inevitably there is a minimum of two, most often three and in some rare occasions...
OSRA: Calming the Seas for Shippers

OSRA: Calming the Seas for Shippers

Four letters that could tip the scale in ocean shippers’ favor: OSRA The hottest topic in Congress that cargo interests see as a chance to give them some measure of control in their battles with carriers over demurrage, detention and collusive behavior now goes...