Latest News for: Shipping complaints


Seafarers’ body writes to DG shipping for Indian crew’s safety as cargo ship disallowed to leave Suez Canal unless $1bn paid

The Times of India 14 Apr 2021
The Panama-registered cargo vessel owned by Japanese shipping company Shoei Kisen Kaisha has three crew members from Mumbai and mostly from southern states like Tamil Nadu and ... Talking to TOI earlier, DG shipping had said, “If we receive any complaint from the company that the inquiry is not impartial, then of course we will intervene.

'Nightmare neighbour' STILL hasn't removed shipping container in her back garden that sparked TWO years ...

The Daily Mail 07 Apr 2021
A 'neighbour from hell' using a shipping container as a house extension has refused to remove it - despite nearly two years of complaints ... She then bought the shipping container to store their possessions and building materials inside and her main house is now being rented out to tenants to cover the cost of the caravan and container.
photo: AP / National Task Force-West Philippine Sea
In this photo provided by the National Task Force-West Philippine Sea, Chinese vessels are moored at Whitsun Reef, South China Sea on March 27, 2021

Philippines warns China of ‘unwanted hostilities’ in sea dispute

Al Jazeera 06 Apr 2021
... intensifying a diplomatic spat over the ships that Manila described as “maritime militia” ... The Philippine foreign ministry, which has already lodged a diplomatic protest over the ships, pledged Monday to send a complaint “for every day” Beijing delays pulling out the vessels.

‘We’ve lost our entire European trade’: Brexit’s impact on UK chocolate makers

The Irish Times 04 Apr 2021
“So we decided that instead of trying to explain that we have no idea where our shipments to Europe have gone, we should just stop shipping there,” he added. Complaints about long and bewildering forms and wayward merchandise have been heard from industries across the country, from automakers to shellfish producers.

How Brexit ruined Easter for Britain's chocolate makers

Straits Times 04 Apr 2021
Brexit ... They blame us." ... "So we decided that instead of trying to explain that we have no idea where our shipments to Europe have gone, we should just stop shipping there," he added. Complaints about long and bewildering forms and wayward merchandise have been heard from industries across the country, from automakers to shellfish producers ... � ....

Massachusetts woman, 72, pleads guilty to illegal buttock injections

Boston Herald 03 Apr 2021
The buttock-injection probe began in 2016 after the feds raided a home in Florida where they found records of unsanctioned cosmetic silicone fillers — “for buttock and facial injections,” the feds say — being shipped to Ceron, according to the initial criminal complaint against her.

Wilmington leaders, residents say Port of LA industry impacts need to be better addressed

LA Daily News 03 Apr 2021
From tall stacks of empty shipping containers in growing storage yards to massive trucks rumbling through the streets, Wilmington residents have long complained of bearing the brunt of port-related consequences ... Among the specific complaints. Port truck and shipping container ...

NYC Man Discussed West Point Attack, Conspired to Support ISIS With Wife: Prosecutors

NBCBayArea 02 Apr 2021
A New York City man and his wife were arrested after conspiring to provide support for ISIS and trying to board a cargo ship bound for the Middle East to join the terror group ... In another meeting, he gave $1,000 in cash to fund their travel via cargo ship to Yemen, according to the complaint.

Italy Formalizes Ban on Large Ships Docking in Venice

The Maritime Executive 02 Apr 2021
Previous efforts at restricting cruise ships from the Venice lagoon have not been successful despite complaints that the large cruise ships are contributing to the environmental issues confronting the city ... In 2013, the government announced a ban on ships over 96,000 gross tons, only to have it later stuck down by the Italian courts.

Ice Cube Files Fiery Suit Against Robinhood App

The Hollywood Reporter 01 Apr 2021
"Human lives are simply collateral damage as Robinhood single-mindedly rushes toward an initial public offering, so its feckless and apathetic Millennial founders can jump ship and live out their days in luxury and hedonism," states the complaint filed by Michael Taitelman and Sean Hardy of Freedman + Taitelman.

US intermodal challenges and supply chain disruptions – the view from the FMC

Seatrade Maritime News 31 Mar 2021
... a five year term that began in 2019, discussed “Detention and Demurrage and Port Operations” along with many related concerns facing the liner shipping community for which the FMC provides regulatory oversight and resolution of disputes and complaints through assigning penalties.

Package mix-up ruins local woman's 50th birthday

WCPO 30 Mar 2021
CINCINNATI — You've probably heard about -- or experienced -- all the shipping delays this past holiday season ... So she called her mother, and learned she had sent the cake, but that the labels were apparently switched, either at the store where she shipped it or in transit.

Did a pharaoh's curse cause Suez Canal crisis, other Egyptian disasters?

The Jerusalem Post 30 Mar 2021
In addition, later reports emerged citing the possibility of human error, with many in the industry unsurprised due to both the overall fatigue and over exhaustion of ship crews in recent years due to busy schedules and for many complaints people have had regarding the pilots at the Suez Canal.

Caribbean seeks vaccines to revive economy

Metro USA 29 Mar 2021
Associated Press ... Dispelling Covid-19 Myths with Dr. Bret J. Rudy, Sr ... Joy St ... Beijing also has pledged to ship 20,000 doses by March to Guyana. Meanwhile, the islands are seeing more tourists, as well as complaints about them flouting pandemic restrictions ... The record 30 million cruise ship visitors the region attracted before the pandemic also are gone.

CRH launches legal action against US railroad firms

Irish Independent 26 Mar 2021
... of fuel,” notes the CRH complaint ... About 200 companies that shipped goods with the railroad companies have filed individual complaints against them in multiple US jurisdictions after an effort to have their actions classified as a class suit was rejected for a second time in 2019.