However, the global port operator increased container throughput by 5.5 percent from 2015.
Star Cool CA+ was established to extend the market reach of sensitive, low-respiring perishables, building on Maersk Container Industry’s Star Cool CA system for high-respiring fresh produce.
Korea Development Bank, DSME’s largest shareholder and main creditor, and the Export-Import Bank of Korea said they would provide funds to boost the shipbuilder’s cash flow and convert its liabilities into equity to cut debt.
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BlueWater Reporting has provided an update on what information is available in regards to the new ocean carrier alliance networks scheduled to take effect in April.
Federal Maritime Commissioner Rebecca Dye said the reduction from four to three major container shipping alliances should decrease rates on the transpacific trade, but the decline could be offset by upward rate pressure due to expected mergers.
As many as 100 more Panamax vessels - containerships with a capacity of 4,000-5,000 TEUs - need to be scrapped before owners see any significant increase in demand and charter rates, according to the latest weekly report from industry analyst Alphaliner.