TIPS FOR TRAVELING WITH ELECTRONIC DEVICES

By Susan Kohn Ross In the September 18, 2017 Federal Register notice (see 82 FR 43556) , U.S. Citizenship and Immigration made clear it will now routinely require those applying to enter the U.S. to provide social media handles. As such, the obvious starting point for these tips must be a reminder that Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) officers may require arriving travelers to provide the unlock code to their electronic…

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Global Gateway South resumes full operations

Following our last advisory, we are pleased to inform you that labor negotiation has concluded and pickets have been removed at the Global Gateway South (GGS) terminal at the Port of Los Angeles, USA. As such, the terminal has resumed full operations since the morning of 1 October, local time. Please find below the status of the affected vessels: Vessel Service Status APL Esplanade SC1 Set off for Oakland on…

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Picketing results in closure of Global Gateway South, vessel delays

Please be informed that the Global Gateway South (GGS) terminal at the Port of Los Angeles, San Pedro, USA, has suspended all operations since 8.30am on 28 September (local time) as a result of picketing amidst on-going labor negotiations. The terminal will remain closed through 29 September, and the earliest operations could resume is 30 September pending the ongoing discussions. As a result of the terminal closure, all appointments at…

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Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Due to Expire December 31, 2017

Automated Broker Interface Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Due to Expire December 31, 2017 Barring Congressional action, the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP), special program indicator (SPI) “A,” “A+” and “A*” will expire for goods entered or withdrawn from warehouse after midnight, December 31, 2017. Special Procedures for GSP-Eligible Goods In the event of a lapse and until further notice, importers are strongly encouraged to continue to flag GSP-eligible importations…

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Hurricane Irma Update #8

Based on the latest information from the national hurricane center, government agencies, and terminal partners on the gulf coast of the United States, we have activated our Incident Management Center for Maersk Line to review the situation around-the-clock. We will provide you with updates to keep you informed of the operational impact to cargo operations in North America. We would like to provide you with the following port and rail…

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Hurricane Irma Update #4

Based on the latest information from the national hurricane center, government agencies, and terminal partners on the gulf coast of the United States, we have activated our Incident Management Center for Maersk Line to review the situation around-the-clock. We will provide you with updates to keep you informed of the operational impact to cargo operations in North America. We would like to provide you with the following port and rail…

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Hurricane Irma Update #2

Based on the latest information from the national hurricane center, government agencies, and terminal partners on the gulf coast of the United States, we have activated our Incident Management Center for Maersk Line to review the situation around-the-clock. We will provide you with updates to keep you informed of the operational impact to cargo operations in North America. We would like to provide you with the following port operations update…

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Hurricane Harvey Update #6

August 31, 2017 Hurricane Harvey Update #6 Based on the latest information from the national hurricane center, government agencies, and terminal partners on the gulf coast of the United States, we have activated our Incident Management Center for Maersk Line to review the situation around-the-clock. We will provide you with updates to keep you informed of the operational impact to cargo operations in North America. We would like to provide…

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Update: Tropical Storm Harvey makes second landfall at Texas-Louisiana border

Tropical Storm Harvey made a second landfall Wednesday, near the Louisiana-Texas border and continues to drench the region with rain. The storm is expected to bring winds of 30 to 40 mph. While heavy rains have ended in the Houston area, catastrophic flooding will continue in the city and east into southwestern Louisiana for the rest of the week. A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for southwest Louisiana. Heavy…

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Hurricane Harvey Update #4

August 29, 2017 Hurricane Harvey Update #4 Dear Valued Customer, Based on the latest information from the national hurricane center, government agencies, and terminal partners on the gulf coast of the United States, we have activated our Incident Management Center for Maersk Line to review the situation around-the-clock. We will provide you with updates to keep you informed of the operational impact to cargo operations in North America. We would…

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