American Shipper is gathering feedback from shippers, carriers, and others to better understand perspectives on how well the Federal Maritime Commission is doing as chief U.S. regulator of the shipping industry.
The Israeli container carrier told American Shipper Friday it is rejecting the rumor that it has intentions to sell its global shipping operations to instead become a regional Mediterranean carrier.
Matson spokesperson Keoni Wagner told American Shipper that the move to the AWS Cloud was a phased process, which began in the fall of last year and was completed in August.
The Federal Maritime Commission said Friday it concluded its review of the proposed OCEAN Alliance, allowing the new ocean carrier alliance to take effect Monday, although it is not expected to commence operations until around April 2017.
The recent announcement on Japan’s three major ocean carriers - MOL, NYK Line and “K” Line - merging container operations has left the industry wondering if more consolidation is to come.
Peter Keller, executive vice president of TOTE, which has put two containerships fueled with liquefied natural gas into service between Florida and Puerto Rico, chairs the group, SEA/LNG.
A report issued today by the AASHTO and the AAPA said the FAST Act has brought ports and cargo fully into the surface transportation network and has given the nation a dedicated federal freight program for the first time ever.
The London-based shipping research and consulting firm said expenses have been cut to the bone in the past two years, so increases would not be unexpected.
Marseilles, France-based ocean carrier CMA CGM said that since Oct. 17, U.S. Lines’ services have been rebranded as ANL on the Oceania trades and APL on the transpacific trades.