Meanwhile, the parcel giant and third-party logistics provider also announced plans to offer Saturday delivery options in large metropolitan areas in the U.S., and has began testing a residential drone delivery system.
The e-commerce giant will add 2,000 new full-time positions at two new California fulfillment centers and more than 5,000 jobs in the United Kingdom during 2017.
Prior to going bankrupt, Hanjin Shipping had chartered five, 3,400-TEU vessels and eight, 10,100-TEU vessels from Danaos.
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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.
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.
A merger of Yang Ming, which is 33 percent owned by the government, with a private company such as Evergreen Line, would be difficult to achieve, contends Chen Ou-po, a member of Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party.