New standards for seatrade

The World Customs Organisation (WCO) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) have signed a partnership recently to improve exchange of information for maritime trade. They have created a set of standards on the submission of maritime related data to enable coordination between customs and maritime authorities. When ships enter and leave ports, vital information concerning cargo, dangerous goods, crews, vessel details and other pieces of information have to be exchanged with ... [+]

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