About Delice

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Delice has created 22 blog entries.

Hapag-Lloyd Faces US Civil Penalty Charges

A US administrative law judge on Friday ordered Hapag-Lloyd to pay a California drayage provider $822,220 in civil damages stemming from a Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) investigation into whether the carrier improperly assessed detention charges on 11 containers in mid-2021. In justifying the amount of the penalty, the FMC’s Bureau of Enforcement (BOE) determined that [...]

2024-03-04T16:33:47-05:00April 26th, 2022|

Shanghai Disruption

On Sunday, March 27th, Shanghai officials announced a city-wide lockdown after an extreme surge in COVID-19 cases. This mandate follows a similar 7-day lockdown imposed on Shenzhen that just recently ended on the 20th. Per one article, the details of the lockdown are as follows: “districts east of the Huangpu River, including the Pudong financial [...]

2024-03-04T16:33:47-05:00March 30th, 2022|

Shipping Woes Continue in China

Although the ports in Shenzhen and Shanghai remain open and operational, productivity at the ports is being affected by workers having to home quarantine. Also tighter restrictions on truck drivers is causing some major slow downs and delays. There have been some reports of bad weather also playing a role in some vessel delays. The [...]

2024-03-04T16:33:47-05:00March 21st, 2022|

China Restrictions Announced

The Shenzhen Government just announced that all non-essential business has to work from home from March 14th to March 20th. Residents are also not allowed to enter or exit, and all public transport is suspended. In terms of port operations, everything is running as normal currently. However, it is expected that warehouse operations will be [...]

2024-03-04T16:33:47-05:00March 14th, 2022|

U.S. Joins G7 to Add Trade Prohibitions and Revoke Russia’s Most Favored-Nation Status

The U.S., along G7 members from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the U.K. as well as the European Union, announced that it will take the necessary steps to revoke Russia’s Most-Favored-Nation status in solidarity against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Other measures announced by the White House against Russia include: • Banning export of luxury [...]

2024-03-04T16:33:47-05:00March 14th, 2022|

CBP Commercial Traffic Update at Detroit Windsor Tunnel

As a result of the traffic issues created by the "Freedom Convoy" blocking commercial traffic from crossing the Ambassador Bridge, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at the Port of Detroit allowed "PAPS" (Formal Entry) shipments to be diverted to the Detroit Windsor Tunnel for processing. "This diversion, while necessary, created significant system, procedural and examination [...]

2024-03-04T16:33:47-05:00February 15th, 2022|

JSC Handles Services For James Webb Space Telescope Vessel

Some opportunities come along once in a lifetime. John S. Connor’s came this year as it handled customs brokerage and provided vessel agency services for The James Webb Space Telescope Vessel! The James Webb Space Telescope was launched successfully on December 25th, 2021. The James Webb Space Telescope will build on the legacy of the [...]

2024-03-04T16:33:47-05:00February 9th, 2022|

Air Forwarders Expand Charter Operations

Global forwarders have dramatically expanded air charter networks to compensate for the long-term absence of belly cargo on passenger flights, and that costly option will ensure air freight prices remain elevated through the year. Even when below-deck space does return at scale — which is not expected before 2023 at the earliest — rates in [...]

2024-03-04T16:33:47-05:00January 14th, 2022|

UPDATE: Ports of LA/Long Beach Delay Container Fees Again

This is a fourth follow-up to ongoing news regarding fees incurred for longstanding containers at the Ports of LA and Long Beach. The official start date of the "Container Dwell Fee" proposed by the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach is being pushed back again; it will now start on Monday, Jan 10. The [...]

2024-03-04T16:33:48-05:00January 4th, 2022|
Go to Top