Although exports from Japan in September fell 6.9 percent from a year prior to 5.97 trillion yen, the decline was not as sharp as analysts had projected.
The Federal Maritime Commission said Friday it concluded its review of the proposed OCEAN Alliance, allowing the new ocean carrier alliance to take effect Monday, although it is not expected to commence operations until around April 2017.
PierPass, whose members consist of the 13 container terminals at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, held a workshop last Thursday to evaluate extended gate options.
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The National Retail Federation, along with a coalition of 120 retail, manufacturing and agriculture groups, sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker asking her to continue to work towards a swift resolution for shippers.
The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners is expected to formally name Duane Kenagy as the port’s interim chief executive officer Wednesday, who joined the port in 2014.
The association has called on the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to promulgate rules that require importers of low value goods to bear the same data requirements as shippers of goods over the de minimis level.