August 2003
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);8/18/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 33, p10
Presents news briefs related to shipping from around the world, as of August 2003. Move of the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America to ask the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission to end the requirement that non-vessel operating (NVO) common carriers maintain and publish tariffs for ocean transportation; Withdrawal of a proposed rule by the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection that would allow NVO common carriers and other agents to file requests to keep shippers' cargo manifest confidential; Sale of the stake of Cosco Pacific Ltd. in River Trade Terminal Co. in China.


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