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International Shipping Remains Strong; Carriers raising their rates

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Import and export volumes around the globe continue to increase in early 2017.  This is good news for international ocean and air carriers, as they experience record volumes of...

35 Years of Columbia Transport

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On February 8, 2017, Columbia Transport celebrated the 35th Anniversary

Effective July 1st, 2016, Shippers Must Report Verified Gross Mass (VGM) to Carriers

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A requirement to report the actual weight (described as “verified gross mass” or VGM) of the freight in ocean containers to the carriers will soon add additional responsibilities for...

SOLAS obliges Shippers to declare the Verified Gross Mass of the containers before their loading

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The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) new regulation regarding the Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS) obliges the Shippers to declare the Verified Gross Mass (VGM) of the containers...

SOLAS container weight verification

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Verification of the gross mass of packed containers, a mandatory transmission from July, 1st 2016 Implementation : July, 1st 2016 Concept : all packed containers’ gross mass should be verified prior to...

Arrival Of The World’s Largest Container Ship – MSC Oscar In Rotterdam

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Arrival Of The World’s Largest Container Ship – MSC Oscar In Rotterdam.

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Intermodal 2014

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Columbia Transport Srl is exhibiting from April 1 to 3, 2014 at Intermodal 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Intermodal is the 2nd largest International Exhibition for Logistics, Cargo and...

azFreight.com | azFreight.com | Industry sees mixed reactions for new European state aid guidelines

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  Industry sees mixed reactions for new European state aid guidelines The European Commission (EC) released on 20 February new state aid guidelines for the aviation sector, which will...

Internet scam notice

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It has come to our attention that some unscrupulous individuals are using the name of Columbia Transport in a scam to offer apartment rentals in Canada and at other...