The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund said last week the launch of the tender evaluation process would begin immediately.
Separately, the three Japanese ocean carriers - NYK, “K” Line and MOL - on Friday filed an agreement with the Federal Maritime Commission to merge container operations.
The sanctions, pursuant to the Iran, North Korea, and Syria Nonproliferation Act, will remain in place for two years.
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The joint container venture between Japan’s ‘Big 3’ will have a fleet capacity of 1.38 million TEUs, making it the sixth largest in the world, and when their 23 new ships are delivered, the merged operation will become the fifth largest carrier.
German ocean carrier Hapag-Lloyd and United Arab Shipping Company are shifting the long-stop date under the Business Combination Agreement (BCA) to May 31.
The U.S. maritime regulator granted the five-member ocean carrier alliance approval to take effect Dec. 19.