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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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officially opened the Soo Locks, in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. today at 12:01 a.m., the Great Lakes Seaway Partnership said.
Ocean carriers Maersk Line, CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd and MOL issued general rate increases on multiple trades.
The decision is a reversal of plans announced in March, when the ocean carrier said it would deploy its flagship fleet of six, 18,000-TEU containerships between Asia and the United States West Coast starting in May.