The German ocean carrier’s employees demonstrated Friday in Hamburg, seeking job protection in the wake of the announcement that the company will be acquired by Maersk Line.
American Shipper is gathering feedback from shippers, carriers, and others to better understand perspectives on how well the Federal Maritime Commission is doing as chief U.S. regulator of the shipping industry.
The shipping research and consulting firm attributed November’s year-over-year increase in idled containership capacity to the Panama Canal’s new locks, which made smaller containerships less attractive, along with Hanjin’s bankruptcy.
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The ship management software provider analyzed six ports throughout the world to better understand what impact the new verified gross mass amendment of the Safety of Life at Sea convention has had on the shipping industry since it took effect July 1.
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 French shipping company, which acquired Neptune Orient Lines and its APL subsidiary earlier this year, is seeking a buyer for the APL container terminals.