Although exports from Japan in September fell 6.9 percent from a year prior to 5.97 trillion yen, the decline was not as sharp as analysts had projected.
The Federal Maritime Commission said Friday it concluded its review of the proposed OCEAN Alliance, allowing the new ocean carrier alliance to take effect Monday, although it is not expected to commence operations until around April 2017.
PierPass, whose members consist of the 13 container terminals at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, held a workshop last Thursday to evaluate extended gate options.
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A construction project at the west African port officially began and will drastically increase the port’s container capacity.
The families of the victims who died aboard the El Faro, which sank Oct. 1, 2015 during Hurricane Joaquin, lost a request for a summary judgement finding that the doomed cargo ship was unseaworthy.
Bigger vessels that can fit through the expanded section of the Panama Canal represent a small portion of the total traffic so far, but the new locks have only been open for less than four months.