DHL Express appoints Markus Reckling as the new chief executive for Germany, while Mitsui O.S.K. Line (MOL) names chief country representative in Turkey.
However, the Northwest Seaport Alliance said it may see lower cargo volumes for February, and volumes with Alaska are expected to decline for the full year of 2017 due to soft market conditions.
The Greek port’s box volumes declined in 2016 from a year prior amid increased volumes at the car terminal, while revenues ticked up 3.6 percent.
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Port says a softer U.S. dollar and big agricultural harvests resulted in a 20 percent increase in container exports in October.
Japan's three largest ocean carriers said Monday in Tokyo they will merge their container operations in mid-2017 to form what would be the sixth largest line, continuing a recent trend of industry consolidation.
The Honolulu-based ocean carrier said the two vessels will be the first of their kind to serve the Hawaii-Mainland trade lane, operating fully on liquefied natural gas from day one in service.