The German ocean carrier said its merger with UASC will create the world's fifth largest container carrier and secure the large ships it needs for the Far East-Europe trade.
The Government Accountability Office has denied a competitor's protest that the U.S. Transportation Command improperly awarded a contract to operate a major military port.
The port terminal operator division of China COSCO Shipping Corp. posted net profits attributable to equity shareholders of the company of $171.9 million on revenues of $275 million, year-over-year declines of 8.1 percent and 0.6 percent, respectively.
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The Itasca, Ill.-based third-party logistics provider has added a 50,000-square-foot warehouse on the border of Shenzhen in southeastern China, 30 minutes away from the Port of Hong Kong and 45 minutes from Hong Kong International Airport.
United States truck trailer net orders totaled 9,500 units in July 2016, a 20 percent decline from June and a 55 percent drop from the same 2015 period, according to freight transportation analyst FTR.
Forget playing the blame game, the fraught implementation of container weighing rules came down to the fact that the container shipping industry has no single trusted information source.