The U.S. Coast Guard bulletin regarding compliance with the International Maritime Organization's verified gross mass requirement "seems to allow for more flexibility," says Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero.
Three of the four pre-qualified port terminal operators that will bid for control of the Corozal Container Terminal have ties to container shipping giants Maersk Line, Mediterranean Shipping Co. (MSC), and CMA CGM.
The 13,092-TEU containership COSCO Hope crashed into a gantry crane at Port Said as it was departing the Egyptian port, igniting a fire that spread to 20 containers and resulted in injuries to at least two people.
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Meanwhile, the European Commission Competition Directorate has set a “provisional deadline” for a decision on CMA CGM's purchase of APL parent Neptune Orient Lines for this Friday, April 29.
The cargo airline unveiled its QR Cargo application, which is available for both Android and iOS devices and gives customers detailed visibility into the status of their shipments.
The House subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation will hear testimony on April 14 about the International Maritime Organization's controversial verified gross mass requirement, which goes into effect July 1.