Ocean carriers Maersk Line, CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd, OOCL and MOL issued freight rate increases.
The Netherlands-based third-party logistics provider has appointed Peter Waller chief finance officer and member of its executive board.
The Bonn, Germany-based parcel carrier said it will impose a 4.9 percent general average price increase for its U.S. account holders, effective Jan. 2.
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Hanjin opposed Ashley Furniture’s motion for a freeze on the amounts it owes the carrier, along with a reduction in the amounts owed, saying in a court filing that if the motion was granted, its ability to reorganize would have been severely jeopardized.
Citing the ongoing economic slowdown in China and waning U.S. imports, the World Trade Organization on Tuesday slashed its 2016 global trade forecast to 1.7 percent from a previous projection of 2.7 percent growth this year.
A spokesperson from Hanjin told American Shipper Monday that 28 of the ships it operates have completed cargo unloading.