Strikes Begin to Affect Ocean Freight Services in France

The weeks-long strikes over French President Emmanuel Macron’s new pension reform plan have disrupted commerce across France, and labor actions at seaports are now forcing alterations to at least some container services.  The port disruptions include tug operator and docker strikes at Le Havre and Marseille, two of France’s largest cargo ports. More details can…

Upcoming IMO 2020 Low Sulfur Regulation

Beginning January 1, 2020, the new International Maritime Organization (IMO) 2020 Low Sulfur Regulation will be in effect – at which time all sea-going vessels worldwide will have to comply and reduce their sulfur emissions by 85%. To comply with the Regulation, sulfur in fuel oil must be reduced from 3.50% to 0.50%, in addition…

Delmar International Inc. Appoints Eric Allard as Director Sales, Ontario

MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA, October 2, 2019 – Delmar International, a leading global supply chain solutions provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric Allard to the position of Director Sales, Ontario. Mr. Allard has a distinguished career spanning over 25 years in the supply chain industry. His past roles include senior airfreight leadership positions with…

Canada et États-Unis – Mise à jour sur la MTG et la SHS applicables aux exportations transpacifiques vers l’est

Veuillez prendre note que la majoration tarifaire générale (MTG) du 1er septembre 2019, laquelle était applicable aux voies commerciales entre l’Asie et le sous-continent indien (SCI) et le Canada et les États-Unis, au niveau annoncé de 1 000 $ US par conteneur de 40 pi, sera appliquée par les transporteurs maritimes à des niveaux atténués. Les tarifs mis à jour en…