Maersk Implements Container Inspection Pilot

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Maersk line has announced that it implemented a random physical container inspection program at the following US ports:

  • Newark
  • Houston
  • Miami
  • New Orleans

The purpose of the random inspections is to verify that the goods are properly described and secured. Although Maersk will pay for these inspections, any deficiencies requiring correction action will be at the expense of the beneficial cargo owner.



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  • The program includes Maersk subsidiary Safmarine, and may include other Maersk brands.

Update 01/09/19