The French ocean carrier received confirmation today for its estimated $2.4 billion acquisition of Neptune Orient Lines and its APL container shipping subsidiary by the Anti-monopoly Bureau of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce.
Dubai-based DP World Ltd. raised $1.2 billion from the sale of Islamic bonds and said a tender offer to buy back securities received 48 percent more bids than the target.
The third-party logistics provider has partnered with Jinbei Automotive to build a 42,000-square-meter facility in the Shenyang Tiexi district of northeast China, the DB Schenker’s second largest logistics center in the country.
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The German container carrier attributed its swing to a $127.5 million profit in 2015 from a $675.6 loss in 2014 to the merger with Chilean carrier CSAV, internal cost-cutting, and lower external costs, including a big drop in fuel prices.
The OCEMA working group published recommendations for how and when shippers should submit SOLAS container weight verification data ahead of the July 1 implementation deadline.