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 Maersk Line, CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd and MOL issued general rate increases on multiple trades.
South Korean ocean carrier Hanjin will operate all five of the 4,000-TEU vessels on the China America Express service, which is scheduled to commence in May.
The Panama Canal Authority began taking reservations for larger ships that will be able to transit through the Panama Canal once the new, larger locks open for regular business June 27.