The Icelandic government, two Icelandic municipal authorities and the EFLA engineering company signed a memorandum of understanding to promote the creation of a new port in the northeast corner of Iceland.
SSA Marine's Oakland International Container Terminal will make appointments mandatory for the majority of containerized import pick-ups in order to shorten lines at terminal gates and speed up cargo delivery to customers.
The company plans to accept the weights that clients provide as certified, but if clients are not able to provide the certified weight, it will weigh the cargo on their behalf.
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Ocean carriers are coming around to the idea that being part of an alliance could save them money and help them offer shippers a greater variety of routes, something airlines have long known, according to Bloomberg Gadlfy columnist Chris Bryant.
Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero said one of the items that has been on his agenda since becoming chairman in 2013 is to have a better funded and better resourced Federal Maritime Commission.
However, the International Maritime Organization's Maritime Safety Committee said there should be no delay in the implementation of the verified gross mass rule.