The freight visibility software provider said it will be aggressively pursuing plans through 2017 to introduce support for additional modes of transportation.
Drewry's investment arm said the Taiwanese government will need to support Yang Ming, but Bronson Hsieh, chairman of the shipping company, said a merger is not an option.
Hunter Harrison, retiring president and CEO of the Calgary-based Class I railway, has apparently decided to cut his remaining time with the company short, and may be eyeing U.S. railroad CSX as his next move.
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Meanwhile, a judge in STX Offshore’s Korean bankruptcy proceedings has ordered the troubled shipbuilder to put its shipyard up for sale along with its profitable cruise ship subsidiary based in France, according to multiple media reports.
The recent announcement on Japan’s three major ocean carriers - MOL, NYK Line and “K” Line - merging container operations has left the industry wondering if more consolidation is to come.
Members of the planned ocean carrier alliance – Hapag-Lloyd, Yang Ming, NYK, MOL and “K” Line – said they plan to offer 31 services, utilizing 240 vessels to call over 75 ports.