D&D AND THE FMC

D&D AND THE FMC

Detention and Demurrage (D&D) has long been a point of contention between the ocean carriers and everyone else in the supply chain. Last year, the US Congress passed the Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA) and the...

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FIRST, DO NO HARM

FIRST, DO NO HARM

The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has said the passing of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA) should, first and foremost, not make things worse. Well, it has! OSRA shifted the responsibility of demurrage...

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THE GOOD

THE GOOD

President Biden signed the Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA) 2022 into law on Thursday, June 16th. It is the first major overhaul of the act in two decades and had tremendous support in both the US Senate, who approved...

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CHASSIS CHASING

CHASSIS CHASING

The chassis...such a straightforward piece of equipment...a frame, tires, brakes, lights. But, do not let its simpleness fool you. Its uncomplicated design belies its complicated nature. A decade ago, the ocean...

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STICKING TO THE STORY

STICKING TO THE STORY

It is okay, TJ, you stick to your story. We have a whole segment of our industry who Keeping this thought in mind, you should be busy doing something new and enjoyable for the two of them. viagra on line is said to be...

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D & D

D & D

Two words people despise so much, and rightfully so, that we just put their initials in the subject line as if saying their names will somehow make it worse...detention and demurrage. As you may remember, the Federal...

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DEMURRAGE & DETENTION

DEMURRAGE & DETENTION

Motor carriers and cargo owners have long been highlighting the unfair practice of per diem and demurrage charges. There has been a full-sail assault to get this matter addressed. Finally, we have been heard. The...

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CARPE DIEM

CARPE DIEM

Despite the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) looking into the practice of ocean carriers' assessment of per diem and demurrage charges, the carriers are seizing the day and increasing their charges for both per diem...

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