Karyn Booth is a partner and leader of Thompson Hine LLP’s Transportation practice group. She is a strategic advisor to corporations, logistics companies, and trade associations regarding domestic and international freight transportation matters. Her practice covers the carriage of goods by vessel, rail, motor, and air carriers. Based in Washington, D.C., Booth has been at the forefront of major policy reforms and proceedings before the Congress and U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) involving ocean demurrage and detention, reform of the Shipping Act of 1984, including the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 1998, and modernization of the rules governing cargo loss and damage occurring during sea transport. Booth was counsel to the Coalition for Fair Port Practices whose petition at the FMC resulted in a new rule on reasonable demurrage and detention practices. She represents U.S. importers and exporters in coalitions seeking to improve the efficiency and productivity of the nation’s seaports and to promote fair business practices in international ocean shipping arrangements.
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Navigating the Turbulent Ocean of International ShippingBreakers H-I
Understanding international shipping as well as its associated nuances can be challenging. Suppliers, traders, and buyers are not always completely aware of the various procedures involved in shipping. Gain a better sense of shipping to augment and improve your operations, especially as it gets more turbulent by the day.