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FMC approves six-port container weight agreement

JUNE 28, 2016 —The Federal Maritime Commission voted unanimously to allow the Port Operations and Safety Discussion Agreement (FMC Agreement No. 201233) to go into effect. The FMC says the new discussion

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Shipping industry wants action on container weights

SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 — Many observers feel that misdeclared container weights likely played a role in the recent breaking in two of the five-year old containership MOL Comfort. Now the shipping industry