The Japanese ocean carrier became the latest steamship line to partner with e-commerce solutions provider INTTRA to provide verified gross mass data.
Forget playing the blame game, the fraught implementation of container weighing rules came down to the fact that the container shipping industry has no single trusted information source.
The Israeli ocean carrier will implement software provider INTTRA’s eVGM service, which will help shippers comply with the new verified gross mass rule that took effect July 1.
The Port of Ningbo has partnered with CargoSmart to simplify transmission of container weight data to carriers.
The terminal operator said all of its gate operations are running normally, with vessel schedule integrity remaining unaffected by the new verified gross mass rule, which took effect last Friday.
A ship carrying liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States became the first LNG carrier to pass through the enlarged Panama Canal on Monday.
The 8,530-TEU CSCL container vessel Xin Fei Zhou scraped its side against the wall of one of the recently inaugurated locks of the important Central American waterway, according to a report from the Associated Press.
The expanded Panama Canal locks, which just opened June 26 to handle vessels up to 14,000 TEUs, are expected to reshape U.S. East Coast port operations.
The MOL Benefactor has worked its way down the East Coast to Savannah after taking advantage of the wider Panama Canal to transport cargo from Asia.
Two dozen neopanamax vessels have transited the expanded Panama Canal since it opened June 26.
ZS Fund has acquired Amerijet Holdings, an operator of cargo aircraft under the name Amerijet International, along with logistics services subsidiary ITN Worldwide for an undisclosed sum.
Until now, Freightos has focused on helping forwarders quote faster, but since January, the logistics technology provider has been beta testing its China-to-United States marketplace.
The Dubai-based container terminal operator posted a cargo throughput of 31.4 million TEUs at its container terminals in the first six months of 2016, a 1.2 percent increase from the same 2015 period on a like-for-like basis.
The world’s largest convenience store chain teamed up with independent drone delivery service Flirtey and the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems to conduct the first fully autonomous aircraft delivery to a U.S. customer.