More than 100 neopanamax ships have already made reservations to transit the waterway's new larger locks following the historic inauguration and first voyage, according to the Panama Canal Administration.
The European Union competition watchdog said a trustee will monitor both companies to ensure there is no information sharing between the Ocean3 and G6 ocean carrier alliances, of which CMA CGM and Neptune Orient Lines subsidiary APL are currently members.
Scales currently used to comply with federal and state laws are acceptable for complying with the new International Maritime Organization container weight regulations due to go into effect July 1, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
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The Atlanta, Ga.-based parcel giant posted a net income of $1.1 billion for the first quarter of 2016 on revenues of $14.4 billion, year-over-year increases of 10.2 percent and 3.2 percent, respectively.
The commercial aircraft manufacturer confirmed plans to eliminate 4,550 positions by mid-2016 as part of a cost cutting program that could save the company as much as $1 billion, according to multiple media reports.
Rates fell another 3 percent for the month compared to March of last year, the 15th consecutive month prices have decreased, and analysts with Avondale Partners expect this trend to continue through the rest of 2016.