Fleets that purchased optional systems and aerodynamic features for new trucks are averaging more than 7.5 miles per gallon, according to the North American Council for Freight Efficiency.
The voyage data recorder from the U.S.-flag cargo ship that sank Oct. 1, 2015 near the Bahamas was in good condition and revealed bridge audio, weather data and navigational data.
Members of the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission voted in favor of requesting additional information from the four shipping companies planning to create the Ocean Alliance.
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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.
Meanwhile, just this Friday, the Shanghai Shipping Exchange said its Shanghai Containerized Freight Index declined 6.2 percent from last Friday’s reading of 670.29 to a reading of 628.59.
The Hong Kong-based container and bulk shipping company reported a net loss of $40.2 million in the first six months of 2016 as revenues slid 20.5 percent to $385.8 million compared with the same 2015 period.