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Mar 01, 2016

The liner shipping industry must urgently address the poor quality of service afforded to shippers since the consolidation of the world’s top 20 lines into ‘super alliances’, says the Global Shippers’ Forum...


Feb 26, 2016

The Global Shippers’ Forum says a ban on lithium-ion batteries being carried as cargo on passenger aircraft is disappointing as it goes against previous recommendations and does not address the wider problem of undeclared battery shipments or low-quality counterfeits...


Dec 09, 2015

Today, the World Shipping Council (WSC), the TT Club, the International Cargo Handling Coordination Association (ICHCA), and the Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) jointly released a new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document to address issues arising from the new container weighing regulations due to take effect globally on 1 July 2016...


Dec 02, 2015

As the COP21 climate change talks get underway in Paris, the Global Shippers' Forum has called on the shipping industry to reach agreement on a market-based measure for carbon reduction or risk having rules enforced...