Japanese Carriers Merge into ONE, Ocean Network Express

Japan’s three major shipping lines announced plans to merge into a single, consolidated joint venture company; the timing, however, remains in question.  “K” Line, MOL, and NYK Lines intended to establish the Ocean Network Express (ONE) by April of 2018,

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Hapag and UASC Solidify Merger Agreement

Hapag-Lloyd (Hapag) and United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) have agreed to the terms of a merger that is expected to be completed by the end of the 3rd quarter. The merger will combine the 118 services of Hapag and the

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Food Importers Face FSVP Deadline, May 30, 2017

Attention food importers! The May 30 deadline to comply with FDA’s Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) is mandatory and right around the corner. The Food Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) rule is intended to be a flexible, risk-based program to verify

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