Most ports more than a year late complying with digital data exchange rules

Only around 30% of ports globally have implemented the mandatory IMO convention for the introduction of electronic information exchange between ships and ports to facilitate clearance processes.
Known as the FAL Convention and signed-off by the IMO and its member states, the legislation came into force in April 2019, with countries given a 12-month implementation window.
Now, nearly a year past the April 2020 deadline, around 70% of ports have not complied, …

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