SSA Marine's Oakland International Container Terminal will make appointments mandatory for the majority of containerized import pick-ups in order to shorten lines at terminal gates and speed up cargo delivery to customers.
The company plans to accept the weights that clients provide as certified, but if clients are not able to provide the certified weight, it will weigh the cargo on their behalf.
Struggling South Korean shipbuilder STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co. on Friday filed for receivership with the Seoul Central District Court amid mounting debt and continued losses.
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Sluggish global trade and the recession in China resulted in a nearly non-existent peak shipping last year, and from the looks of things 2016 isn’t shaping up to be much better, according to the latest World Liner Supply Report from BlueWater Reporting.
The Water Resources Development Act reauthorization includes provisions sought by the nation's port authorities related to how harbor deepening projects are funded, getting more money for maintenance dredging in the pipeline and authorizing new projects.
Federal Maritime Commission Mario Cordero said Wednesday the agency has not yet received a formal filing by the container carriers that plan to establish the new OCEAN Alliance.