• Japan Advance Manifest Filing Rules

    On March 30, 2012, a bill to amend part of the Customs Tariff Law had passed establishing the Advance Filing Rules (AFRs) for Japanese imports. The amendment set the requirements for a vessel operator or a NVOCC to electronically submit to the Customs information on maritime container cargoes to be loaded on a vessel intended

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  • Maersk Line Revives Sealand Name

    Maersk Line recently announced the the formation of a regional containerized shipping company that will service the intra-Americas region. The name of the new affiliate will be called Sealand. According to a Maersk Line press release, the new affiliate will operate similar to the company’s other regional carriers including; intra-Asia carrier MCC Transport and intra-Europe

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