U.S. House Passes Ocean Shipping Reform Act

Dan Exports/Imports, Legislative, Regulation

Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Ocean Shipping Reform Act (S.3580), which basically streamlines the process for the importation and export of all goods. It’s designed to end the unreasonable practice of ocean carriers returning to foreign ports empty when they could be carrying U.S. exports, particularly those vessels capable of delivering agricultural products. U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) …