Although exports from Japan in September fell 6.9 percent from a year prior to 5.97 trillion yen, the decline was not as sharp as analysts had projected.
The Federal Maritime Commission said Friday it concluded its review of the proposed OCEAN Alliance, allowing the new ocean carrier alliance to take effect Monday, although it is not expected to commence operations until around April 2017.
PierPass, whose members consist of the 13 container terminals at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, held a workshop last Thursday to evaluate extended gate options.
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Unishippers Global Logistics names chief executive officer, while the Transportation Intermediaries Association appoints chief of staff and Wabash National picks president.
The Liberian International Ship and Corporate Registry appoints four managers, while Kalmar strengthens its Americas management and Envirotainer names head of Asia-Pacific operations.
The London-based shipping research and consulting firm said that as currently planned, “The Alliance” will be "at a size disadvantage," making up 24 percent of East-West capacity.