The U.S. Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration released a report Wednesday, showing that 92 percent of more than $1.3 trillion worth of U.S. goods exported in 2015 were likely affected by foreign technical regulations.
The Arab ocean carrier's shareholders would own 28 percent of the combined company, while the existing shareholders of Hapag-Lloyd would own 72 percent of the new company.
Over 50 percent of respondents said their business would be impacted by a vote for the United Kingdom to leave the EU, but just 18.4 percent had a plan in place in the event of a Brexit, according to a recent survey conducted by Logistics Manager.
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Shipment volumes in May 2016 grew 1.3 percent compared with the previous month, but expenditures slipped 0.4 percent, and both remained well below 2015 levels, according to the latest Cass Freight Index Report.
Ports covered by the Global Port Tracker report handled 1.44 million TEUs in April, up 9.1 percent from March but down 4.6 percent from April 2015, according to the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
The struggling South Korean ocean carrier recently removed vessels from two services between Asia and North Europe, according to data from ocean carrier schedule and capacity database BlueWater Reporting.