The Port of Savannah’s Garden City terminal received the first of four new neo-Panamax ship-to-shore cranes, and the remaining three will arrive by late April.
The Memphis, Tenn.-based integrator posted a net income of $562 million on revenues of $15 billion for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2017, which ended Feb. 28, year-over-year increases of 10.8 percent and 18.1 percent, respectively.
One intermodal chassis provider, however, the North American Chassis Pool Cooperative, will maintain its current pricing for both pool and premium chassis despite increased labor costs and inventory and fleet enhancement efforts, NACPC said in a statement.
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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.
Drewry’s investment research arm said it believes CMA CGM of France is best positioned among the major carriers to be a perfect suitor for Orient Overseas (International) Limited, the parent company of Hong Kong-Based OOCL.
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.