A new port navigation system consisting of 12 off-shore buoys and two land-based range markers, will allow for night time operations at the Liberian port for the first time in three decades, APM Terminals said in a statement.
The agriculture shipper advocate praised container weighing methods recently outlined by the Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association and G6 Alliance carriers, saying terminals nationwide should adopt similar methods.
The Port of Oakland commissioners have unanimously awarded Executive Director Chris Lytle a new three-year contract, keeping him on board through July 2019.
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Søren Skou, chief executive officer of the world's largest container carrier, predicts the industry will see upward price momentum in the second quarter this year ahead of the traditional peak shipping season in the third quarter.
SEKO Logistics appoints VP of network development, while Kuehne + Nagel's global air freight head steps down and Inchcape Shipping Services names VP of North American operations.
The French ocean carrier reported it will pay 1.3 Singapore dollars (U.S. $0.94) for the Neptune Orient Lines' shares it does not already own, control or has agreed to acquire.