Regulation and Policy
The Maersk Group has today joined the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation under WTO.
Trade and investment relations between the U.S. and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been given a boost with the signing of a “sister ports” agreement linking the Department of Seaports and Customs in Sharjah and the Canaveral Port Authority of Florida.
Authorities in the Chinese coastal province of Zhejiang have announced plans to integrate five major ports in the region under a single platform in a bid to optimize port operations, according to local news agency Caixin.
Cargo volumes handled at Colombian ports increased an impressive 10.5% year on year (y-o-y) in the first half of the year, according to figures from Colombia’s national port authority.