The new 400,000-square-foot distribution center in Winchester, Va. will house the automobile manufacturer’s service, parts and customer care division, Mopar.
However, the International Maritime Organization's Maritime Safety Committee said there should be no delay in the implementation of the verified gross mass rule.
Maritime consultancy Drewry found that approximately 80 percent of shippers won’t shift any volume from ocean to air to avoid disruptions caused by the verified gross mass rule scheduled to go into effect July 1.
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The 19 ocean carrier members of the Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association are collaborating with six major East and Gulf coast ports to establish a common streamlined “Terminal Weighing Approach."
A Federal Maritime Commission working group of industry leaders is meeting for the first time to address chronic problems freight movement in the ocean supply chain.
Ship owners on Wednesday broke off rate negotiations with struggling South Korean shipping conglomerate Hyundai Merchant Marine without reaching an agreement, according to multiple reports from Korean media outlets.